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Armed Security Officer

Company: Designated Defense Security Services
Location: Sparks
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

_*Veteran-owned security company offering among the highest paid armed posts in the Reno and Sparks area*_Designated Defense pays top dollar because we want new and experienced armed security officers that want to work in security, have a good work history, and want to join a growing company that respects them as professionals.*The Jobs*We started a year ago, now have about 200 employees throughout Nevada. Our armed and unarmed security assignments range from armed protection and escorts to a full range of situations requiring armed security officers. Our armed security guards need to be able to follow post orders, report incidents, use radio communications, maintain logs, and interact with customers and the public. We are hands off deterrence.*Our Expectations*We expect our armed security officers to be mature, professional, and dependable in work performance, presence, and ethics. That means showing up to work on time, carrying out post orders in a professional manner; not distracted with smart phones; no smoking, vaping, or chewing while at work; combing your hair (if you have any), keeping your beard trimmed (if you have one), and tucking your shirt in.*Some Requirements** Active armed PILB Security Guard Card (which covers a lot of general employment minimums).* Armed security officers must have military, law enforcement, or equivalent training and experience.* Armed guards must have their own firearm, retention holster, duty belt, and NIJ Level III or better body armor.* Armed security officers must have valid drivers license.* Armed security officers must reside in the immediate Reno and Sparks area. We will not consider candidates that live in Fernley, Dayton, Carson City, or more distant locations as some of our work involves on-call dispatches, which are not practical from distant residences.*Our Pay*Our armed security guards get paid $21 to $24 per hour, depending on individual qualifications and experience. We also pay lunch breaks and, when part of the work, travel time and mileage reimbursement. We pay every two weeks.*Hiring Process*Apply via Indeed. We will then text you an introduction so that we might start a conversation. Please be prepared to provide a copies of your active armed PILB card and drivers license, fill out our employment application, and be ready to discuss your qualifications and experience. We are conducting immediate telephone interviews, meeting in person when appropriate, and hiring now, not days or weeks from now.*About Us*Designated Defense Security Services provides experienced guards for professional unarmed and armed guard services throughout Nevada. We are a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (VOSB) and a certified Nevada Emerging Small Business. The company is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or genetic information._Designated Defense Security Services (PILB 3062)_Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, TemporaryPay: $21.00 - $24.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Employee discount* Flexible scheduleSchedule:* Day shift* Evening shift* Holidays* Monday to Friday* On call* Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):* Do you have an active Nevada PILB armed guard card, Yes or No?Work Location: One location

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