Security & Safety Officer in Vernon Hills, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description

Security & Safety Officer
Duration: 3+ month contract
Location: Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Security & Safety Officer for one of our clients in the Vernon Hills area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
The Security and Safety officer is responsible for monitoring all individuals (co-workers, visitors, contractors, vendors, customers, messengers and drivers) entering and exiting the building. Their main duty is to help ensure the safety of all coworkers, contractors and visitors in the building and the security of all company assets. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Complies with all departmental and organizational policies and procedures. 
  • Act as an ambassador of the company by welcoming and providing information to all visitors. 
  • Monitors coworkers, drivers, messengers and contractors entering and exiting the locations. 
  • Utilize the Visitor sign-in Kiosk for all visitors and use walk through and hand-held metal detectors where applicable. 
  • Maintain surveillance of the coworker entrances and the dock area through visual and CCTV. 
  • Effectively answer and route inbound phone calls received over company lines. 
  • Conduct patrol tours of the location. 
  • Ensures proper documentation is completed for all electronic items entering / leaving the 
  • Immediately report any suspicious activities, problems, issues or service outages 
    to the Team Leader and/ or Security Supervisor. 
  • Document all activities and incidents in report writing system, Perspective. 
  • Provides jump-starts, lockout service and tire inflations to coworkers, visitors and contractors. 
  • Monitor and maintain proper radio communications for any emergency and non-emergency 
  • Urgently respond to emergency situations such as a fire, civil disturbance, bomb threat, 
    explosion, flood, workplace violence and other similar types of business interruptions covered in the company’s Business Continuity Program (BCP). 
  • On a daily basis maintain security equipment ensuring proper operation. 
  • Continuous standing, sitting and/or walking. 
  • Frequent lifting, pulling or pushing up to 50 lbs. without assistance. 
  • Occasional lifting, pulling or pushing over 50lbs with assistance. 
  • Occasional stooping, kneeling and crouching. 
  • Required to stay after scheduled shift until personnel from the next shift arrives. 
  • Work mandatory overtime after hours and weekends as necessary. 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated ability to stand, walk and move quickly for 8 hours or more per day. 
  • Knowledge of appropriate two-way radio communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to make quick and sound decisions in an emergency. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with 
    all stakeholders. 
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of 
    the business while meeting deadlines. 
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-year security experience preferred

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.