Security Officer


The purpose of this position is to patrol
assigned zone by foot or patrol vehicle, enforce client policy and regulations,
investigate all facility related incidents. Ensure that the client, its
associates, and facility personnel are provided with a safe and professional
working environment.

Security Officer reports to Security Supervisor.



Patrols assigned post on foot or patrol
vehicle to maintain visibility and observe possible unusual activity.

Investigate and report maintenance and
safety conditions which might endanger client, its associates or public safety.

Ensure that daily administrative
documentation is kept concise and complete at all times. Maintain all daily
assigned equipment in functional and presentable condition.


High School diploma (or GED) required with successful
completion of courses designated by the individual state qualifications; or any
equivalent combination of education, specialized training and experience which
provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Must maintain required level of proficiency
and certification in the use of prescribed defensive tactics and possess a
valid State driver's license. Must
complete state Guard Certification as prescribed by presiding state law. Must
be trained in CPR/First Aid. Must have at least one (1) year experience as a
Security Officer.

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

PAY GRADE: Class 3



physical requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety
of Security equipment such as handcuffs, flashlight, chemical sprays, police
baton, computers etc. Must be physically
able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be
able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of
those for physically active work.

Data conception: Requires the ability to compare and or judge
the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics
(whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or

interpersonal communication: Requires the ability of speaking and/or
signaling people to convey or exchange information related to security
enforcement. Includes giving assignments
and/or directions to co-workers or assistants.

language ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of
informational documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and
procedures related to security enforcement. Requires the ability to write reports. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice
control, and confidence using correct English and well-modulated voice.

intelligence: Requires the ability to learn and understand
relatively complex principles and techniques related to security enforcement;
to make independent judgements in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge
of topics related to primary occupation.

verbal aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver
information, to explain procedures, and to follow verbal and written

numerical aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical
formulas; add, subtract, multiply and divide figures; determine percentages;
determine time and weight.

form/spatial aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for
proper length, width, and shape, visually with security enforcement equipment.

motor coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and
eyes in using security enforcement equipment, and a motor vehicle.

manual dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of
items including law enforcement equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for
twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different
activities. Must have above average
levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

color discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate colors
and shades of color.

interpersonal temperment: Requires the ability to deal with people
beyond giving and receiving instructions related to security enforcement. The
worker needs to relate to people in situations involving more than giving or
receiving instructions under stressful situations. Must be adaptable to performing under
considerable stress when confronted with an emergency.

physical COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear:
(talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words.) (Hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by

Hard Skills

Fire-Control Systems

Loss Prevention

First Aid & (CPR)

Physical Security

Law Enforcement

Incident Reporting


Greet Guests

Access Controls


Full time
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 38,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Van Nuys, CA 91406, US