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Security Officer

Atkore is forging a future where all Atkore brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners and communities are building better together – a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions to power and protect the world. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore manufactures electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions and is a recent recipient of a Great Place to Work© certification. Atkore’s commitment to quality, delivery and value helps customers realize their vision. Atkore forges relationships and shapes the future with breakthrough results, enhanced technology, and innovative product offerings.

We are currently searching for a Security Officer to work at our Harvey, IL., facility. The position is responsible for maintaining the safety and security of the site by patrolling the property, monitoring surveillance cameras, controlling access to the facility, and responding to alarms. The officer will be responsible for providing first aid to injured employees and must be proficient in creating detailed incident reports.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent along with and one (1) year of security experience. Military background is a preferred. Experience in lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a plus.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrol the manufacturing plant and office building to prevent and identify unauthorized access, damages, hazards, and breaches of security.
  • Identify and investigate any suspicious incidents or behavior. Document all incidents with a detailed report and make the appropriate internal and external notifications.
  • Monitor and control access of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against unauthorized entry.
  • Create and distribute employee identification badges and parking permits.
  • Monitor CCTV surveillance cameras and respond as necessary.
  • Maintain a visible presence among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Complete reports of daily activities and special incidents by recording observations, gathering information, reviewing surveillance footage, and interviewing witnesses.
  • Monitor emergency alarm systems and respond when necessary.
  • Call local police and emergency agencies as needed.
  • Respond to disturbances or call for assistance.
  • Identify, confront, and report company rules violations.
  • Respond to medical emergencies and provide the necessary assistance. Create detailed reports of injuries and medical assistance provided.
  • Conduct inspections of security systems and equipment. Report any noncompliance and initiate corrective actions.
  • Maintain clear communications with the use of a two-way radios and telephones.
  • Available to work overtime when needed.
  • Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma is required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university highly desired. Military experience is a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • One year of security experience is preferred.
  • EMT certification is preferred but not required.
  • Experience writing reports.
  • Outstanding observational skills.
  • Ability to stay calm in emergency and high stress situations.
  • Maintains a professional attitude when working with difficult situations or agitated individuals.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks, strong time management skills and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and highly motivated individual.
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment.
  • Supervisory experience preferred, but not required.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore’s culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer’s experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that’s how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that’s consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

By joining Atkore, you can expect to receive a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, a generous maternity/paternity leave, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition, Atkore offers wellness programs and employee assistance resources to help employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Atkore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 35,000.00
per Year
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Harvey, IL 60426, US