Security Officer

Security Officer-001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Foley, AL
Full-time


The Caribe Resort is currently searching for a security guard.

The guard is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect.

Our security guards act as a visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions; they detect and report suspicious, unsafe or criminal acts at or near their assigned posts which may be a threat to the property, clients, guests or employees at the site. Although essential activities may differ, below are some of the standards:

  • Ensure the resort is provided with high-quality security services to protect people and property
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches, and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both employees and guests
  • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
  • Answer phones or greet guests/employees in a professional, welcoming manner
  • Maintain entrance gate and screen each person upon entering the resort

Physical and Mental Functions:

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Run as needed
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping while using the phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the security guard position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • As a condition of employment, the employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug test
  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Remain flexible to ever-changing environments; adapt well to different situations
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard
  • Neat and professional appearance
  • Ability to provide quality customer service
  • Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Must be able to handle the pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

This is not a remote position. Candidate must be able to work in our Orange Beach office.

We are an EOE and Drug-Free Employer.

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