Armed Security Officer

Securitas USA
September 8, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type


Armed Security Officer

Securitas Security Services is currently looking for Armed Security Officers to work at an assigned client site. Armed Security Officers with Securitas are safety-oriented Officers who combine critical thinking skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to changes in the external environment and organization. Ideal Armed Security Officer candidates should also possess exceptional organizational skills, as well as the ability to maintain professional composure when facing challenging circumstances at the work site. Furthermore, candidates should display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively at various social levels.

Additional responsibilities for an Armed Security Officer include:

  • Responding to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation of force level up-to and including, armed response as dictated by the situation and protocol. This will involve, observing and reporting activities and incidents at your assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel.
  • Providing a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each client employee and visitor
  • Providing an atmosphere in which all client employees and visitors know that the client responds to and cares about their needs
  • Communicating in a manner that is open, honest and responsive in all situations
  • Patrolling assigned site on foot or in vehicle, inspecting buildings and grounds using appropriate equipment and protective gear
  • Protecting evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations
  • Preparing logs or reports as required for site

Armed Security Officer

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for Armed Security Officers include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Previous experience in physical security, military service, law enforcement or a related field
  • Reliable means of transportation and communication
  • Capability to comply with confidentiality requirements
  • Ability to work legally in the United States
  • Working knowledge of security operations and procedures
  • Ability to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for armed security work
  • Basic computer skills
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Physically capable to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time as well as lifting up-to 40 pounds on an infrequent basis
  • Ability to withstand inclement weather conditions
  • Willingness to submit to and pass pre-employment screening process, to include drug screen and background investigation



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