Armed Security Guard

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Security Officer Position
Indianapolis, IN
Pay: $11/hour

Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5pm

Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Communication Skills
Written Communication
Background Check
Driver's License
Active Firearms License

Brief description:
The position of security guard consists of protecting property, assets or people. Duties and responsibilities include guarding, patrolling, and monitoring premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.


  • Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting and denying entry.
  • Obtain help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Control traffic by directing drivers.
  • Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintain environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintain organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follow manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoot malfunctions; call for repairs; evaluate new equipment and techniques.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances;
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons;
  • Circulate among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property;
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises;
  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas;
  • Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates;
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary;
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

Qualifications and requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.
Indianapolis, Indiana