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Armed Security Officer - Torrey Pines - MUST HAVE EXPOSED WEAPONS PERMIT

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Allied Universal

San Diego, CA

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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. Allied Universal, North America’s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth.

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program.  We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories.

Current employees? Remember our P.I.E Program.  As we continue to grow, we need to hire more and more Security Professionals and who better to help us than YOU? We know that our own employees make the best “recruiters” for finding new employees. We believe that YOU know what it takes to be a phenomenal Security Professional and can be our best source for identifying and referring others to join our team. 

Make a P.I.E referral and earn a bonus:

$1000 for Professional Security Officer

$1500 for Armed Professional Security Officer

$2000 for DOD Cleared Professional Security Officer

Job Description The Professional Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company’s core purpose which is “to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities”. They are responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect. The armed security officer is a deterrent to criminal activity by remaining visible and presenting a neat and professional appearance in properly worn uniform and associated equipment.

The Armed Security Officer may be asked to perform many essential functions at the facility where they work, although not an exhaustive list, these are a few of them:

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

Builds, improves and maintains effective relationships with both client employees and guests

Greets guests and employees in a cheerful and welcoming manner

Answers questions and assists guests and employees

Patrols the facility on foot or in a vehicle

Answers phones

Monitors closed circuit television systems and alarms

Reports safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing

Handles security issues or emergency situations appropriately

Fully embraces security/safety training programs to enhance their ability to advance in their careers

Participates in industry specific security/safety training programs to offer our clients the best trained officers at their sites

Meets and continues to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing and permit requirements for Armed Security Officers and specific protective device and weapons qualifications

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

Physical and Mental Functions:

Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

Run as needed

Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks

Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments


Qualified applicants for the Armed Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

High school diploma or equivalent required

At least 21 years of age

Must 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; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines

Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills

Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License and Armed Guard 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 post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test

As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty

Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills

Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations

Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;

Neat and professional appearance

Ability to provide quality customer service

Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones

Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Closing 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 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or

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.


Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.








Requisition ID 2018-190032

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Allied Universal is a leading facility services company, and the largest security services provider in North America. With over 140,000 well-trained employees, Allied Universal provides unparalleled security services and solutions to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business, achieve goals, seize opportunities and exceed stakeholder expectations. Allied Universal’s divisions include Security Services, Security Systems, Janitorial Services and Staffing Services. In all aspects of our business, relationships with our employees and clients are at the heart of everything we do, every day. Allied Universal was formed in August 2016, through the merger of AlliedBarton Security Services and Universal Services of America. This brought together two industry leaders, combining best practices, experience and expertise to provide even greater support to clients and employees.

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