Security Officer (Chicago, IL) 3250BR Chicago (312) 372-4790 Job Description Security Officer  We are looking for intelligent, courteous individuals with a friendly attitude, professional demeanor, great customer service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively. The person chosen for this position will be expected to:Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment (CCTV); inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entryObtain help by sounding alarms and following the procedure specific to each client sitePrevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassersComplete Daily Activity Reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities while on postMaintain environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controlsEnsure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniquesContribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed as expressed by the client and Whelan Qualifications Successful candidates must meet the following requirements: Legally authorized to work in the United States Must be at least 21 years of age or older Possess at least a high school education or equivalent (GED) 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 be eligible to obtain a PERC, but a PERC is not required before applying Education 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 Chicago area – APPLY NOW! Click “Apply” to begin the application process immediately .  For more information, you can also call us at (312) 372-4790 . 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? Whelan Security of Illinois, Inc. License No. 122.000986 Chicago, IL 60606