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Armed Security Officer

Company: Designated Defense Security Services
Location: Reno
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

_*We are looking for a several experienced armed security guards to join our team in the Reno area (one example post to fill is 1800-0200, Thursday-Saturday). Designated Defense is a veteran-owned security company offering the highest paid armed work in the Reno and Sparks area*_

Designated Defense pays more than everyone else because we want high quality security officers that want to work in security, have a good work history, have ability to work in safety-sensitive roles, and want to join a growing company that respects them as professionals.

*The Jobs*
Our armed security officer assignments range from static commercial, retail, and industrial establishments to events, festivals, conventions, concerts, and more. Requirements are specific to each assignment. Overall, our security guards help maintain a safe and secure environment by providing high quality security services to protect people and property. We are hands-off and act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions. We detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests, or employees. Our security officers need to be able to follow post orders, report incidents, use radio communications, maintain logs, and interact with customers, public, and first responders. Our security guards must be able to handle crisis situations calmly and efficiently.

*Our Expectations*
We expect our security officers to be mature, professional, and dependable in work performance, presence, and ethics. That means showing up to work on time, carrying out post orders in a professional manner, not being distracted with smart phones, not smoking, vaping, or chewing while at work, and being neat and well-groomed at all times.

*Some Requirements*

* *Active ARMED PILB Security Guard Card* (which covers a lot of general employment minimums).
* Subject to background check and confirmation of professional references.
* All security guards should have relevant safety-sensitive experience and must have a documented work history.
* *Armed security guards must have military, law enforcement, or equivalent training and experience.*
* Work as a security guard is a safety-sensitive and therefore we have a drug-free policy, including a no tolerance to marijuana policy. In accordance with all federal, state, and local laws, you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to and agree to random drug test as a condition of ongoing employment.
* Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, asphalt, dirt, gravel, carpet, etc.), climb stairs, ramps, or run as needed during shift.
* Must maintain a neat, groomed, and professional appearance.
* You must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
* Armed security officers must have their own firearm, retention holster, duty belt, and NIJ Level III or better body armor.

*Our Pay*
Pay for armed security officers is $21 to $24 depending on experience. We pay travel time and reimburse mileage when assignments are 15 or more miles from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport or when the work requires mobile assignment. Our goal as a company is to pay people fairly, pay the highest rate possible, and sustain that across all posts and assignments. Pay is every two weeks.

*Hiring Process*
Apply via Indeed. We will then text you an introduction so that we might start a conversation. Please be prepared to provide a copies of your PILB card and drivers license, fill out our employment application, and be ready to discuss your qualifications and experience. We are conducting immediate interviews, and hiring now, not weeks from now.

*About Us*
Designated Defense Security Services provides experienced guards for professional unarmed and armed guard services throughout Nevada. We have offices in Reno and Henderson. The company is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (VOSB) and a certified Nevada Emerging Small Business. We are an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or genetic information.

Designated Defense Security Services (PILB 3062)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 - $24.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
Schedule:
* Evening shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* On call
* Weekend availability

Application Question(s):
* Do you have military or law enforcement experience? (Yes or No)
* Do you have an active Nevada PILB armed guard card. (Yes or No)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Designated Defense Security Services, Reno , Armed Security Officer, Other , Reno, Nevada

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