Guard I (Part Time Weekends Friday & Saturday 12am-8am)

Wyndmoor, PA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-11314


Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations is looking for a Security Guard to work in Wyndmoor, PA. To join our team of oustanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • The guard works various shifts, carries out detailed instructions and procedures oriented to insure that emergencies and security violations are readily discovered, and reported to appropriate authorities.

  • The primary duty is to observe and report security and emergency situations.

  • This guard intervenes directly only in situations which require minimal action to safeguard property or persons.

  • The guard will enforce access control requirements, check identification, and monitor the property through the use of CCTV and walking inspections.

  • Access control

  • Package Screening

  • Personnel screening

  • Traffic control

  • Visitor processing

  • Vehicle inspection

  • Communications and dispatching

  • Patrol operations.

  • Emergency and event response


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U. S. Citizen

  • Must have a high school diploma.

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs

  • Must be able to read, write, understand and clearly speak English.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Prior experience in a security field highly desired

  • Prior military service desired

  • Be dependable, possess emotional control, and operate with integrity.

Physical Demands:

  • Guards are expected to be physically able to perform the following tasks or functions in the performance of their assigned duties:

  • Frequent and prolonged walking, standing, sitting, and stooping, up to 12 hours per day, either indoors or outdoors, during daytime or nighttime.

  • Outdoor posts may require the individual to withstand extreme heat, humidity, cold, and/or severe weather (e.g., snow, sleet, rain, hail, wind) for up to four hours without shelter.

  • Some posts have no chair/seating available; thus, the individual must be able to stand for up to four consecutive hours.

  • Frequent contact with the general public, law enforcement, and dispatch centers, requiring the ability to speak clearly and distinctly and remain calm in stressful situations (e.g., confrontations with angry, distraught, disturbed, or violent persons).

  • Ability to remain on post up to three consecutive hours without eating, drinking, or relieving bladder/bowels.

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of alertness for up to 12 hours, with the ability to mentally and physically react quickly to a variety of unexpected and dangerous situations. Use of senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch) is necessary to discern unusual or dangerous situations.

  • Ability to read/understand post assignments and write reports (handwritten and electronically using on line forms and Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, Access, etc. Ability to read, understand and carry out both routine and emergency dispatches/orders.

  • Occasional running, sprinting, lifting up to 45 lbs. of weight, and climbing stairs (e.g., responding to emergencies, ensuring timely and complete facility evacuations, giving pursuit, etc.).

Job: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11314