Security Officer

Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Level Entry Salary Range $15.00-17.00/hour
Job Location Nashville, Tennessee Travel Percentage None
Position Type Full Time Job Shift Any
Education Level High School Job Category Customer Service

Silverseal is a fast-growing security and investigation company seeking to hire dedicated, professional, motivated, and customer service orientated Corporate Security Officers to work outdoors in one of our Downtown Nashville, TN, locations. As a Professional Security Guard for Silverseal, you will be responsible for the Safety and Security of our client’s property and personnel.

Silverseal provides the following services: corporate security, special event security, risk management, and investigative services. We are looking for candidates with knowledge in basic security systems, sound decision-making skills, and the utilization of good judgement.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Secure property and personnel by standing on post, scanning and controlling facilities, grounds and access points
  • Implement and practice security procedures and protocols
  • Maintain a secure and safe environment by monitoring access control systems along with fire and trespassing exits
  • Strong ability to be attentive to detail and observant of surroundings
  • Knowledge of operating walkie-talkie, two-way radio transceivers, and answering service calls for assistance
  • Acknowledge, review, and respond to all operational alarms and security-related situations
  • Utilize the Closed-Circuit Television (“CCTV”)
  • Complete accurate and concise reports by recording observations, occurrences, information, and surveillance activities.
  • Provide excellent customer service experience by greeting incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitor
  • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain, snow, or heat
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisors related to security and safety
Qualifications & Requirements
  • A minimum of one (1) year work history in a security role
  • Valid Security Guard Licenses for the applicable state
  • Be at least 21 years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Security Officers are required to stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time without sitting or kneeling
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively by both orally and written with interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner
  • Ability to write accurate and concise reports for team members and supervisors
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and make sound judgement calmly and effectively
  • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
  • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws

Preferred Skills

  • Bi-lingual
  • Previous law enforcement or military experience
  • 60 college credits in criminal justice school

Flexibility: Candidates must be willing to work weekends, holidays & various shifts

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time/ Per-Diem

Salary: $15.00 – $17.00/hour

We offer all employees a robust benefits program that exceeds the standard security industry, including:

  • $200/ $100 Sign-on Bonus
  • $200 Employee Referral Program with cash incentives
  • Competitive wage rates
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Opportunity of Advancement
  • Prestigious assignments
  • Weekly pay checks
  • Alternate work schedules
  • Security Officer Newsletter showcasing employee success stories, security tips, and updates.

Our assignments also offer:

  • 401K
  • Paid Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Annual Pay Increases
  • Longevity Bonuses
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