Security Officer - Multiple Shifts

Job Description

GardaWorld –
Security Services

Security Officer – Now Hiring!
  • Cedar Rapids, IA (Special Response Officer)
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 a 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 Cedar Rapids, IA.

Pay: $18.64 / hour

Varies based on assignment - must be available to work all shift hours including overnights during the week and on weekends (must be available to work overtime when needed).

Position type:
Full-time 32 hours guaranteed each week + eligibility for company benefits including DailyPay!

About the job:
  • Excellent customer service is always your top priority.
  • You observe, survey the area and provide reporting on activity at your assigned location.
  • You provide rapid response in critical situations.
  • You’re good with reading and writing detailed reports.
  • You know when and how to enforce customer procedures, regulations and standards.
  • Vehicle patrols of client facilities
  • Routine foot patrols (inside/outside) of client facilities.
  • On-the-job training provided.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your background:
  • You have a high school education or equivalent (GED)
  • You’re able to an extensive screening process
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to learn/adapt quickly.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to deescalate possible stressful situations.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • We provide the State License at no cost to you.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Iowa State Security license (GardaWorld will pay for and help to obtain).

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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GardaWorld offers DailyPay - a voluntary benefit that allows you to access your pay on day 1 of work.

If you’re hired for a role at GardaWorld, you’ll never have to wait for a paycheck again! DailyPay’s most used features include:

  • PAY: Get instant access to your money as you earn it
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