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Armed Security Officer

Location: Paramount
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to patrol assigned zone by foot or patrol vehicle, enforce client policy and regulations, investigate all facility related incidents. Ensure that the client, its associates, and facility personnel are provided with a safe and professional working environment.
Armed Security Officer reports to Security Supervisor.



Patrols assigned post on foot or patrol vehicle to maintain visibility and observe possible unusual activity.

Investigate and report maintenance and safety conditions which might endanger client, its associates or public safety.

Ensure that daily administrative documentation is kept concise and complete at all times. Maintain all daily assigned equipment in functional and presentable condition.

Respond to all requests for assistance relayed by Supervisor or client. Complete various company or client assignments as required; submit reports to superior officer.

Investigate security related accidents/incidents, interview witnesses, complainants, and victims. Responsible for gathering physical evidence and preserving it for future use; complete report and follow-up with management as needed.

Investigate and report fires, evacuations, hazardous situations or other facility related events, provide backup to client personnel.

Responsibilities include crowd control and assisting Fire Department/EMS or other officials during these processes. Maintain control at traffic accidents, assist victims, and investigate causes.

Responsible for ensuring that all employees on company property have proper company issued identification.

Ensure that the client, its associates, and facility personnel are provided with a safe and professional working environment.

Obligation for maintaining state and client requested certifications. All documentation and fees are the responsibility of the employee unless otherwise noted.

Site specific training will need to be completed within the first thirty days unless otherwise stated based on client or assignment of position.

Uniform attire and grooming standards must be maintained at all times while in uniform.


Performs other related duties as required.


High School diploma (or GED) required with successful completion of courses designated by the individual state qualifications; or any equivalent combination of education, specialized training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must maintain required level of proficiency and certification in the use of prescribed defensive tactics and possess a valid State driver's license. Must complete state Guard Certification as prescribed by presiding state law. Must possess valid firearm, baton and pepper spray permit and own personal firearm registered in his/her name. Must be trained in First Aid/CPR. Must have at least one (1) year experience as an Armed Security Officer.

physical requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of Security equipment such as a firearm, handcuffs, flashlight, chemical sprays, police baton, computers etc. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to twenty pounds frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for physically active work on a LA Metro platform setting including being able to walk, stoop and bend regularly up to 8-12 hours per shift in addition to being able to detain and/or apprehend anyone including being able to handcuff someone.

Benefits: 12 Paid Time Off Days, Observed Holidays, Health, Dental & Vision

Salary: $16.75 to $20.15 per hour. Depends on experience and which Account you will be assigned to if hired

Hard Skills
Fire-Control Systems
Loss Prevention
First Aid & (CPR)
Physical Security
Law Enforcement
Incident Reporting
Greet Guests
Access Controls

Common Skills
Customer Service
Valid Driver's License
Computer Literacy
Verbal Communication Skills
Interpersonal Communications


Keywords: RODBAT MANAGEMENT INC, Paramount , Armed Security Officer, Other , Paramount, California

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