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Security Guard

Job Posted 6/12/2024
Signal Security
3204 N Academy Blvd Suite 130
Colorado Springs, CO 80917
United States
Category Other
Experience Required
Job Start Date
$18.00 to $19.00 Per Hour
Job Description

Job Summary:

The security officer is a visual deterrent from any potential criminal activity and will monitor any vandalism or suspicious activity.


  • Must be able to work week days and/or weekends.
  • Must be able to work evenings and/or overnights.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patrols and monitors an assigned area; reports suspicious activity to local authorities.
  • Monitor’s surveillance cameras, inspects property, and monitors crowds.
  • Contacts law enforcement or fire department in case of an emergency.
  • After business hours, check doors, windows and gates to ensure property is secure.
  • Investigates reports of suspicious activity on the property.
  • Escorts discharge staff, trespassers and other unwelcome parties off the premises.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge: On public safety & security regulations and city codes.
  • Knowledge: On customer needs to include meeting our quality standards for security services.
  • Knowledge: On the English language structure and content including meaning and spelling of words as well as proper grammar etiquette.
  • Knowledge: On smart phones, tablets, and application use during duty.
  • Skills: Excellent observational skills and paying attention to detail.
  • Skills: Have an authoritative verbal communicative ability to convey information effectively.
  • Skills: Listening to others, not interrupting and asking appropriate questions.
  • Skills: Problem solving, noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.
  • Skills: Able to understand written sentences and paragraphs on work related documents. (reports)
  • Ability: To remain calm in high pressure situations
  • Ability: To de-escalate high pressure situations and not react inappropriately.
  • Ability: To learn the layout off the property and buildings during your route.
  • Ability: To navigate to properties in a timely manner.
  • Ability: To multi-task efficiently.
  • Ability: To complete online training modules to keep up with our standards.
  • Ability to get along with other employees and supervisors, follow directions, and showing the desire to learn new things and always give your best.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Security guard training certification preferred.
  • Previous experience a plus, but not required.

Physical/ Basic Requirements:

  • Ability to patrol the property and access areas quickly.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, driving and standing.
  • Must have working smart phone.
  • Must show proof of valid drivers license.
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time, I.E Walking up and down stairs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at a time.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Pass a drug and background test.


  • A patrol vehicle is provided during vehicle patrols.
  • Training is provided.
  • Equipment for the job site is provided.
  • Security uniform provided.
  • Flexible hours and shifts.
  • Opportunity to grow within positions and salary.

Signal Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the company to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. It is our intent and desire that equal employment opportunities will be provided in employment, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. The executive staff and all managerial personnel are committed to this policy and its enforcement.


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