Security Officer/Access Control – Cedar Rapids ($10.60-$12/HR) 3855BR Iowa (800) 823-8828 Job Description WHELAN SECURITY IS NOW HIRING We are searching for bright and talented professionals to join our world-class security team! Our security positions are ideal for: Former, transitioning and military reserve personnel Former and future law enforcement officers Hospitality and customer service professionals College students Retirees Qualifications Successful candidates must meet the following requirements: Legally authorized to work in the United States At least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements Demonstrate a stable work history Pass an extensive background screening which includes, but is not limited to, criminal background checks (local, state and federal), drug test, aptitude tests, skills assessment, interviews, and personality profile (behavioral assessment) Must possess valid state driver’s license Must be fluent in English both speaking and written Ability to answer phone in clear voice Ability to communicate to employees, customers, and suppliers clearly and effectively Practice normal hygiene and personal cleanliness; be neat in dress and appearance (to normal business standards Ability to distinguish between emergency and non-emergency calls by following prescribed policy Ability to document accurate information for follow-up including name, phone number, address and product information Ability to operate computer equipment related to access control, cameras and video equipment, visitor management, and general Microsoft applications as defined by client Ability to physically respond to emergencies by running, lifting and swift physical maneuvers Must possess strong customer service skills Must be able to perform under pressure while maintaining composure Must be able to understand complex job instructions Must be able to discern, observe and report circumstances that are safety/security related Must be able to obtain an Iowa State security license Education Candidates must meet the following educational requirements: Possess at least a high school education or equivalent (GED) Apply Now! If you have an interest in joining a leader in the contract security industry and would like to work at one or more of our outstanding client locations in the Cedar Rapids area – APPLY NOW! Click “Apply” to begin the application process immediately.  For more information, you can also call us at (800) 823-8828. Not convinced?   Listen to what our team members have to say! At Whelan, we value people and we value relationships.Extraordinary people work at Whelan – are you one? Cedar Rapids, IA 52401