Overview

JOIN THE SECURITY INDUSTRY LEADER! Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, Inc. (SCIS)                                            Must apply online at SCISjobs.com  SCIS (formerly Pinkerton Government Services), the nation’s only specialty services company dedicated solely to providing security services to government agencies and contractors that require regulated services, is currently searching for FT and PT Security Guards in Columbia, MD area to protect our nation’s defense systems. Active Secret/TS/SCI Clearance required and Guard License preferred; High School Diploma/GED required. Must have effective communication skills, be 18 years of age with the ability to pass thorough background check/drug test and ability to obtain and maintain clearance required. Must be a US citizen, with a driver’s license, reliable transportation, no bankruptcy in past 7 years and the ability to meet State Guard Licensing requirements. We offer:  Medical/dental/vision/life insurance  Direct Deposit Paid vacation and  401K Outstanding career opportunities in one of the fastest-growing industries!! Must apply online at SCISjobs.com  (choose Security Operations Positions: Hiring Location: Columbia, MD) EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities Description: 1. Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process; assists visitors with a legitimate need to gain entry to the facility; screens visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance to the site or facility. 2. Protects site personnel and client property, its prime and subcontractors, licensees, invitees, and personnel and property of the U.S. Government form injury, damage or loss through theft, fire, trespass, espionage, sabotage, riot, insurrection, and of acts of God. 3. Protects U.S. Government classified and client propriety material from compromise, unauthorized access, and loss or theft while on client site or in client custody. 4. Communicates in a manner that is open, honest, and responsive in all situations; provides information to the extent authorized regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors. 5. Monitors entrances and exits; acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry; controls entrances, the movement of people and vehicles, and parking; operates a gate and examines vehicle contents; monitors remote entrances using closed circuit television; operates remote access devices; calmly directs persons who cause a disturbance to leave the property.  6. Operates electronic communication consoles, monitors, recording and reporting systems. These may include telephone switchboards, two-way radios, closed circuit and standard TV monitors, video systems, alarm and access control systems, and emergency communications systems. 7. Patrols assigned site on foot or in vehicle; checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, blocked ingress and egress, mechanical problems, and unauthorized persons; inspects buildings and grounds using appropriate equipment and protective gear.  8. Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations; sets up barriers and signage; and provides direction or information to others. 9. Prepares logs or reports as required for site; writes or types reports or enters information in a computer using standard grammar; inspects security control logs and takes action as required. 10. Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives, company management, life/safety personnel, or public safety authorities as appropriate for the circumstances and/or as required by the site. 11. Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents or conditions following procedures established for the site, by the company, and/or through training or certification. 12. Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for the assigned site.