At the Mercado Latino, we are looking for an experienced Security Officer in Bakersfield, CA. Our company provides exceptional security services in over 25 years. We offer work schedule (Monday-Sunday) and competitive pay to our highly skilled team of professionals. We value our employees and clients above all else, and pride ourselves in promoting a Positive, Professional, and Safe work environment. At the Mercado Latino, the opportunity for growth as we believe in recognizing our team’s daily efforts are through promotion and awards. For immediate consideration kindly apply to our job listing with your complete and up to date resume.
Summary of responsibilities:
Act as a crime deterrent while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor at all times.
Provide exceptional customer service while maintaining a safe and secure work environment.
Notify supervisors and on-site staff of any irregularities, suspicious activities, security breaches and/or safety hazards.
Conduct standardized reports that are prompt, professional and accurate relative to incident.
Remove wrongdoers or trespassers from the area.
Must embody and promote company values while operating as a highly visible deterrent on site.
Perform various job related duties as assigned.
Submit reports of daily surveillance activity and important occurrences.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must possess a valid Security Guard License
Must have successfully completed all state mandated training
Must have minimum 1 year of experience in security
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must project a professional appearance
Must have a reliable form of transportation
Must have a firearm permit
Must have up to date resume
Must be bilingual.
Law enforcement or military experience preferred but not required
Excellent surveillance and observation skills
Proven experience as security officer or guard