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SSSUSA Security Supervisor - 75971 in Matteson, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

+ Functions as a supervisor of Security Officers, Lead Officers, and other company personnel assigned to one or more posts at client site(s); acts to ensure that all post orders are followed, that established rounds are completed, and that required reports are filed; notifies proper authorities and client in emergency situations.

+ Coaches and disciplines personnel as appropriate; seeks advice from company management or designated representatives as appropriate; meets personally with employees and documents coaching and disciplinary actions.

+ Trains Security Officers and other company personnel; reviews post orders and other details of assignments with subordinates.

+ Assists in the submission of payroll and personnel information to the company as designated.

+ In conjunction with company management or designated representatives ensures adequate coverage of all posts and positions.

+ Prepares, files, and submits various reports as required.

+ Inspects posts as scheduled and meets with subordinates to outline tasks and responsibilities.

+ Meets with client representatives as scheduled or as needed to provide assurance that all security requirements are being met and to provide quality customer service.

+ As assigned, in accordance with applicable company policies and procedures and in compliance with state and federal laws, carries out supervisory duties that can include some or all of the following: interviewing, orienting and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; coaching and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; and, making hiring and termination recommendations.

+ May perform the duties of a Security Officer in accord with post orders and company policy.


nEducation/Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D. and 2 years of related experience, or an an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Minimum 2 years of experience in retail preferred.

nCompetencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

+ May be required to hold and continue to meet the requirements for any applicable state, county and municipal license for Security Officers.

+ Knowledge of security operations with an emphasis on patrol, inspection and response services.

+ Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.

+ Ability to provide positive direction and motivate performance.

+ Understanding of a variety of security and safety devices and controls.

+ Ability to learn quickly and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.

+ Ability to track and maintain schedule assignments.

+ Ability to be an effective team member.

+ Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.

+ Courteous telephone manner.

+ Ability to adapt to various sites and changes in post procedures.

+ Ability to write routine correspondence, including logs and reports.

+ Good organizational skills.

+ Strong customer service and results orientation.

+ Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with clients, at various social levels and across diverse cultures.

nWORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands) n

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

+ Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, cl ents, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

+ May be exposed to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.

+ Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey, in addition to any mandatory licensing requirements.

+ Directing and disciplining staff in a positive manner.

+ May be required to work overtime without advance notice.

+ Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

+ Keyboarding, basic computer usage, and operating controls.

+ Seeing, hearing, speaking and writing clearly in order to communicate with employees and clients, observe and report incidents, and direct others.

+ Frequent sitting, standing, and walking, which may be required for long periods of time, and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain.

+ Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.

+ Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.

+ Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

+ Regular use of vehicle for the performance of duties.

+ On occasion may be required to perform stressful and physical activity.

+ Depending upon assignment may be exposed to inclement weather or be