Security Guard - Operation Building

Job Description

GardaWorld –
Security Services

Armed Security Guard – Now Hiring!

You’ve got the right skills. What you need is the right opportunity to unleash your potential. We agree, and we’re hiring!

Every day is different at GardaWorld with diverse work assignments and flexible schedules. We are leaders in Professional training programs that cover every aspect of delivering world class security services. And every industry counts on us because we’re the very best at what we do. Perhaps you are, too.

In our complex world today, GardaWorld stands out as the largest privately owned security services company in the world. We’re experts at protecting people and assets. We’re also growing everywhere and expanding in multiple locations. If you’re a sharp, talented, self-confident individual who excels in customer service, you can build a future here. We give you all the tools you need to expand your skills and grow your career with exceptional opportunities for advancement. You can stand out – and thrive – here, too, as an Armed Security Officer.

At GardaWorld, we know your compensation is important so we provide competitive hourly starting rates for every market we’re in. We're growing our team here in Kansas City, MO.

Compensation: $21 / hour

Shift 1: Friday through Saturday 3rd Shift 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., Sunday 1st Shift 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Tuesday 2nd Shift 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. (40 hours Full time)


General Security responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Security Patrols: Conducting regular patrols of assigned areas to deter criminal activity, identify potential security risks, and ensure all areas are secure.
  • Access Control: Monitoring access points, checking credentials, and ensuring only authorized individuals enter restricted areas.
  • Surveillance: Utilizing surveillance systems to monitor activity, investigate disturbances, and identify suspicious behavior.
  • Emergency Response: Responding promptly to emergencies, such as alarms, disturbances, or medical incidents, and taking appropriate action to resolve the situation.
  • Enforcement of Policies and Procedures: Enforcing company policies and procedures to maintain order and ensure compliance with security protocols.
  • Conflict Resolution: Resolving conflicts or disputes in a calm and professional manner, using verbal de-escalation techniques when possible.
  • Report Writing: Documenting all incidents, observations, and activities in detailed written reports, including any security breaches or safety hazards.
  • Customer Service: Providing assistance and support to clients, visitors, and employees, including answering questions, providing directions, and offering guidance during emergencies.
  • Firearms Handling: proficiently handling and maintaining firearms in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Training and Development: Participating in ongoing training and professional development activities to enhance skills and stay updated on security procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Collaboration: Working closely with other security personnel, law enforcement agencies, and emergency services to coordinate responses and ensure effective security measures.
  • Risk Assessment: Identifying potential security vulnerabilities and recommending improvements to enhance the overall safety and security of the premises.
  • Maintaining Equipment: Ensuring all security equipment, including firearms, communication devices, and surveillance systems, are properly maintained and in good working condition.
  • Adherence to Legal Standards: Adhering to all relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards governing security operations, including maintaining confidentiality and respecting individual rights.


Qualifications specific to this client site include, but are not limited to:
  • Valid Security License: Must be able to obtain and maintain an armed KCMO security license or certification, as required by state or local regulations (GardaWorld will help to obtain and pay for if needed).
  • Gear/Equipment: Must be able to provide your own firearm and gear.
  • Law Enforcement or Military Experience: Prior experience in law enforcement, military, or a related field is required.
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing, with clients, colleagues, and the public.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Abilities: Capacity to assess situations quickly, make sound judgments, and take appropriate action to address security concerns or emergencies.
  • Physical Fitness: Good physical condition to perform security duties effectively, including standing for long periods, conducting patrols, and responding to emergencies.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail to observe and report suspicious activity accurately and ensure adherence to security protocols.
  • Customer Service Skills: Ability to interact courteously and professionally with clients, visitors, and employees while maintaining a firm and authoritative demeanor.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills: Proficiency in de-escalating tense situations and resolving conflicts peacefully and effectively.
  • Reliability and Dependability: Demonstrated reliability in attendance and the ability to work independently or as part of a team, often in unpredictable or high-pressure situations.
  • Background Check: Successful completion of a thorough background check, including criminal history, to ensure suitability for a security role.
  • Drug Screening: Willingness to undergo drug screening tests as required by the employer or regulatory agencies.
  • Driving License: Possession of a valid driver's license and clean driving record may be necessary for roles that require patrolling multiple locations or responding to incidents off-site.
  • Continuing Education: Commitment to ongoing training and professional development to stay updated on industry best practices, security technologies, and relevant laws and regulations.

If you want a real career opportunity where you’re part of a dynamic supportive team that’s dedicated to your success, check us out. We’re a global organization that embraces our cultural diversity and we promote engagement, communication, and sharing ideas across all our teams. At GardaWorld, you’ll have plenty of room to grow - and that’s just for starters. Explore your future with us today.

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