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Armed Security Lieutenant

at Allied Universal

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 335427

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-GA-Lagrange
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Security Officer Level
    Workdays Available
    Friday, Monday, Saturday - Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Shifts Available
    Afternoon, Evening, Morning, Overnight
  • Overview

    We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering and promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. In fact, over 65% of our managerial positions are filled by internal candidates.

    For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

    Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

    Job Description

    Armed Security Lieutenant Commander

    The Armed Security Lieutenant Commander is responsible for the shift activities of all Security Officers assigned on his/her shift. This position will ensure that all posts and patrols are covered, that all assigned personnel conform to the appropriate regulations, that all assigned shift duties are performed, and direct the actions of Vendor personnel during any event not covered by written regulations. Vendor's Shift Supervisors will be required to perform required supervisory responsibilities and other duties as may be assigned and/or required. Any person proposed for assignment in a supervisory capacity must have at least 1 — 3 years prior experience in a similar role as a security guard supervisor with satisfactory performance or have been recommended by KMMG for such supervisory position. The Shift Security Supervisor will have a minimum of 1 - 3 years of supervisory law enforcement, military experience, private security, or corporate security experience prior to be assumed to the site. Vendor will submit detailed copies of resumes of the candidate prior to being assigned to KMMG for review.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience in investigative techniques, problem resolution, conflict management, and evidence handling. Vendor's Site Security Chief will provide adequate training in these matters upon assignment and periodically thereafter, and will verify the effectiveness of such training through appropriate post-training assessments. Ability to qualify and carry a firearm. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Current CPR and First Aid training certificate. Capable of handling the physical requirements of the position. At least 21 years old at the time of assignment to facility. Practice normal hygiene and personal cleanliness and be neat in dress and appearance. Required state certification and/or licensing to carry a firearm as an armed guard. Duties shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • All duties as previously stated for Security Officer, if requested to do so by KMMG's Designee, or if required in order to fulfill service obligations.
    • Conduct shift briefings.
    • Conduct unannounced post inspections.
    • Ensure shift personnel are effectively trained and skills match assigned duties.
    • Ensure shift personnel are effectively trained and skills match assigned duties.
    • Administer on-the-spot corrective action to any employee under his/her command.
    • Schedule officers when required and maintain time reports for assigned shift.
    • Issue security equipment and maintain accountability system for it.
    • Orient Supplier's newly assigned personnel to KMMG facilities.
    • Provide on-the-job training requirements for shift security personnel.
    • Write reports and maintain logs/forms as required.
    • Collect and evaluate all reports submitted by security personnel.
    • Respond to problem situations as they occur, notifying Site Supervisor of any escalation of issues.
    • Respond to emergencies by taking necessary action in accordance with established procedures, and promptly report the conditions and initial response to KMMG's Designee, KMMG management representatives, shift supervisor and/or local fire or police agencies.
    • Analyze security activities and recommend improvements to Site Supervisor.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in all of the tasks required of the Security Officer.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the duties of each post under his/her direction.
    • Maintain communication both up and down the chain of command. The Shift Supervisor will be accessible to all Officers under his/her direction.
    • Lead by example for personal conduct and appearance.
    • Assist Security Officers in making appropriate decisions in areas not covered by written directives. The results of these decisions, where necessary, will be passed up the chain of command.
    • Ensure that all personnel are at their assigned posts at their assigned times.
    • In the event Vendor personnel respond to new events or scenarios not contemplated by Post Orders, ensure that each assigned Security Officer receives the required training and direction passed on to the oncoming shift.
    • Review and evaluate all written reports submitted by Security Officers to ensure reports are correctly and properly completed.
    • Prepare inventory reports, forms, and equipment; reports to the designated person(s) any needed materials or inoperable equipment.
    • Ensure all orders and instructions are understood and followed by Security Officers.
    • Perform all other Security Officer duties in accordance with the particular shift specifications and assignments.
    • Perform rover duties as needed throughout the shift.


    • Be at least 21 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent
    • Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner
    • Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.
    • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws
    • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills
    • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
    • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
    • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)
    • Able to:
      • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat
      • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
      • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
      • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

    Essential Duties:

    • Ensures the facility is provided with high quality security services to protect people and property
    • Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons
    • Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises
    • Participates in industry specific security/safety training programs to offer our clients the best trained officers at their sites
    • Works in environments and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and awareness of personal safety and safety of others
    • Maintains awareness and familiarity with the site-specific operations performance manual and post orders


    Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

    We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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