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Unarmed Security Officer

Company: OPS Security Group
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Our Mission:

To lead the way in caring for, compensating and offering careers to our people, who in turn provide unparalleled professional services to our clients.

Our Virtues:

People First:Treat people with dignity and respect and help them become who they are capable of becoming.

Servant Leadership:Continuously improve and bring out excellence in others by modeling it yourself.

Accountability:Stay loyal to what you said you would do long after the mood you said it in has changed.

Diligence:Proceed on the course you laid out knowing that all good things come with time, effort and creativity.

Integrity:Give people a reason to trust you knowing that a true measure of character is what you do without reward and how you treat those who can do nothing for you.


OPS Security Group offers competitive Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k) benefits for eligible employees in accordance with company policy. Benefits packages worth an estimated average of$300.00/month.

Job Summary

In this role Physical Security Officers (PSOs) can expect to be working in demanding and fast paced environments. PSO's may find themselves working in a wide range of areas to include medical centers, government facilities, hospitality venues and public events. The PSO's mission is to protect all people, information and property assigned, while delivering on high end customer service. PSOs represent the front line of our security services.

Job Duties / Essential Functions

---Delivering high end customer service
---Responding to emergencies
---Deterring and preventing crime
---Performing ingress/ egress control procedures
---Investigating incidents
---Completing daily logs and incident reports
---Conducting regular walking or vehicle patrols
---Building and Maintaining a professional rapport with clients, guests and co-workers
---De-escalating conflicts
---Detaining suspects
---Monitoring CCTV cameras
---Performing other related duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

---High school Diploma or GED equivalent
---Two years of face to face customer service experience
---Two years of security experience
---Basic computer skills (Email, Microsoft Office, etc.)
---Excellent written and oral communication skills
---Proficient time management skills
---Reliable transportation
---Excellentde-escalation skills
---Proactive problem solving skills
---Must be able to obtain state required security officer license
---Ability to obtain OCAT, PATH, and PPBT certifications
---Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation, urinalysis screening and OPS training requirements

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position.
Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.

---Ability to work under stress / pressure
---Ability to lift 25lbs
---Ability to wear a uniform
---Ability to use force, up to and including deadly force, when reasonably justified


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

At-Will Employment

Employment with OPS Security Group is voluntary and subject to termination by the employee or OPS Security Group at will, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this document shall be interpreted to conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of OPS Security Group employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: OPS Security Group, Allentown , Unarmed Security Officer, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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