Arcadia Security & Patrol, Inc. - Portland/Vancouver Branch Office
Entry Level Officer: $13.00-$14.00 per hour An entry level officer is an officer that has at least 6 months security experience and is currently certified to the minimum level of Unarmed with either DPSST or WA DOL.
Lateral Officer: $14.00-$16.00 per hour A lateral officer is an officer that has a minimum of 2 years security experience with what ASAP considers to be a reputable and legitimate security company, and possesses a current minimum certification of Unarmed with DPSST or WA DOL. Applicants that are former active or reserve police officers, or those that have been through a recognized police academy also qualify as a lateral applicant. Possession of a Current Armed Certification is a plus.
REVIEWS & RAISES Wages detailed above are "starting wages". All employees start on a 90 day probation. After 90 days officers receive their 1st performance review and are eligible for their first pay increase. A second performance review is conducted after 180 days, where officers are eligible for a 2nd pay increase. Upon completion of an officers first year of employment, a third performance review is conducted, and officers are eligible for a 3rd pay increase. Additional reviews are performed yearly on an officers anniversary date of hire.
Arcadia Security & Patrol (ASAP) is looking to fill both full & part-time Armed & Unarmed On-Site / Static Security Officer positions.
Applicants will be required to posses or obtain an Armed or Unarmed Officer certifications from Oregon DPSST and Washington DOL. ASAP has in-house instructors for those that need to obtain, re-new or upgrade their certification(s).
*Applicants MUST have and maintain a professional appearance
*Able to communicate effectively both orally and in written reports
*Pro-Active, analyze problems within their assigned account, enforce policies, rules, laws and ordinances with thought quickly and calmly while keeping our goal of being customer service oriented in mind
*Collect evidence, take photographs & issue citations
*Able to contact subjects and use good judgment and common sense in high pressure situations as an individual or with another officer
*Work independently and as part of a team to accomplish company goals and service company clients as required
*Be professional during contacts with clients, law enforcement and the general public at all times
*Able to work in diverse communities and environments with no prejudice or preconceptions
*Must be able to follow instructions detailed during briefs and outlined in property instructions through Post Orders or verbal directives
*General knowledge of local, county, state and federal ordinances that govern enforcement activities
ASAP provides all Officers with complete 5.11 Tactical Uniforms and a Custom Metal Badge. Once certified, employees are responsible for providing their own gear, to include (but not limited to) Bullet Proof Vest and Carrier (internal or approved external), Firearm, OC Spray, Baton, Taser, Handcuffs, etc. All gear must be first inspected and approved by ASAP management before use.
This position will require the physical ability to walk up and down several flights of steps throughout a shift, walk at brisk paces for up to several total mikes or at times run, and for you to be able to physically defend yourself in the event of an altercation.
Shifts generally range from 8-12 hours during primarily evening hours, but also include some day & swing shifts
General Location of Work: Greater Portland/Vancouver Metro Area
Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or GED (will be required to produce at interview)
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Possess a Clean and Valid Class C Drivers License from Oregon or Washington (if driving a company vehicle)
Maintain personal & reliable transportation
Ability to Pass a Pre-Employment and Random Drug Tests (employee use of marijuana is prohibited)
Entry Level: 6 months of security experience
Minimum Certification: Unarmed DPSST and/or WA DOL
Tobacco Free (we are a smoke and tobacco free company)