Armed Security Officer
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Job Description
Armed Security Officer

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

(Refer to Post Orders for specific responsibilities)

To observe, patrol, enforce laws on property, deter criminal activity or other problems and report activities during assigned shift to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.

Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.

Digby's Detective & Security Agency Inc. is a fully licensed and bonded, second generation family owned and operated security and public safety corporation. We partner with government and private agencies to address their security needs through the use of professionally trained armed/unarmed security officers, mobile patrols, physical security risk assessments, pre-employment background checks, security consulting and fingerprinting services. Digby's Detective & Security Agency, Inc. is also an Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR) Certified Training Academy. Our Department of Training and Certification offers IDFPR certified Unarmed and Armed courses each week, in addition to, numerous other security related training programs. Our clients include governmental agencies, financial institutions, residential communities, healthcare institutions, educational and commercial sectors, among others. We have served the Chicagoland area since 1979.

All officers hired must:

-Be at least 21 years of age
-Be certified in the State of Illinois as evidenced by providing a copy of their 20 and/or 40 hour training certificate by a State of Illinois certified training facility
-Provide a valid State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC)
-Possess a High School Diploma or GED
-Undergo a complete criminal background check
-Successfully pass a comprehensive Panel I through IV drug test
-Possess a valid Firearms Owner Identification Card (FOID), if applicable
-Pass a State of Illinois and Federal fingerprint background screening test
-Qualify for an Agency Firearm Authorization Card (FAC), if applying for an Armed position

The corporation's philosophy of promoting from within encourages outstanding performance. Digby's also provides extensive on-sight officer training and management preparation classes for senior, mid-level and administrative staff on a continual basis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Digby's Detective & Security Agency, Inc. is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.

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Job Summary
Company
Digby's Detective and Security Agency
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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