Security Officer Entry Level

Pacific Patrol Services Inc. - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)3.1


Security Officers starting wage starts at $12.75 per hour with raises based on number of hours in position up to $13.50, raises are automatic.

Entry Level

All positions are entry level, no experience necessary.

You will be Paid a Top wage and with opportunities for promotions and advancement to higher paying position

We offer both full and part time work, with opportunities for Overtime!

We will find a position that will fit with your skills and desires. We want people who enjoy their assignment whether you want to work a desk, or like to be active in positions like walking patrols or bicycle security.

We Provide Free Training for Oregon Security Certification! (More info below)

If you want to improve the community and help create a safe city, then join Pacific Patrol Services, to create quality environments at the site you work.

We want to bring our sense of family to the community and need your help to deliver it.

We are a “Hands Off” Company.

You will be Hands Off, at all times, meaning, you use your communication and problem-solving skills to handle issues that arise. We will teach you how to provide services recognize problems and solve quickly for immediate solutions to issues.

We train you to recognize diffusible situations, and we will make sure you know how to keep yourself safe, as well as to know how to make a situation safer for everyone else.

BENEFITS

  • Security Officers wages start at $12.50 with raises to $13.25 per hour, raises are automatic, based on the number of hours worked in position.
  • You will get pay raises in all positions automatically, based on the number of hours worked in the position.
  • Many opportunities to advance to higher paid positions.
  • We offer Fulltime and Part Time positions with the potential for some overtime.
  • We have Paid Time Off “PTO”, up to 40 hour a year.
  • Stay healthy stay happy with copay Health and Dental insurance
  • Work Full time and Ride the train (or bus) with a copay Tri-Met Pass, we pay $60 per month; you only pay $40 per month.
  • Payroll Auto Deposit

Work for a company that cares about its employees, understanding the value of good work and communications.

We have Open Positions for all hours, (hours are approximation and may vary);

  • Day Shift, between 6:00am and 4:00pm
  • Swing Shift, between 2:00pm and 1:00 AM
  • Graveyard Shift, between 10:00 pm and 8:00am.

You Don’t Have to Have Security Experience!

Bring your interpersonal skills and desire to learn, some of our training includes.

  • DPSST Training
  • Company Orientation
  • Patrol and Security Skills
  • Security Bicycle Training
  • Individual Site Training

We will train you and we will always be there to support you when you need it. We are looking for entry level candidates that can bring their skills and knowledge from jobs in communications, administrative assistant, sales, food service, retail, warehouse, production, military, care giver, call center, physical labor, maintenance/repair, customer service, security experience and/or customer relationship experience to PPS.

We provide around the clock supervision and a fully staffed communications center. You will always have someone to call if you need assistance or have a question.

We care about our officers, so if you want to improve the community and help create a safe city, then join at Pacific Patrol Services.

We are devoted to our employees, and keep them safe with our No-Hands-On policy. We are looking for people with good communication and social skills.

Our team is rapidly growing with promotional opportunities. We have full time and part time openings for many new officers, with opportunities for overtime.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION

  • Be at least 18 years of age,
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED,
  • Be physically fit,
  • Possess good communication skills, including fluency in both spoken and written English,
  • Be able and willing to provide good customer service,
  • Ready to work inside and out!
  • Be physically fit enough to work on your feet for an 8-hour shift,
  • Have the integrity to work solo for periods of time
  • Have a verifiable work history, and
  • Be able to pass an initial drug test, we are bound by federal law.
  • Physically fit enough to provide continuous foot patrols.

We offer the course required for your state certification at no cost to you, other than your time

Our security officer training program will certify you and develop your skills in dealing with people and solving problems. You will gain valuable skills in communicating with all types of people.

Motivated employees quickly grow with in the company; nearly all of current higher-level professionals came from within the company, starting out as officers!

This is also a great chance to get experience for future positions especially if you have an interest in criminal justice and law enforcement.

We provide the gear and training for you, to include bicycles, helmet, rain clothing, when paired with your motivation, it will bring success.

If you have any questions call us at *503 595 3440* and ask for Valerie!

Below is a link to the State’s web page that may answer any other questions.

http://www.oregon.gov/DPSST/PS/pages/index.aspx

You must not: Have any conviction for felonies, drug use/possession, or person You must not: Have any conviction for felonies, drug use/possession, or person-to-person crimes. To see a full list of State, criminal disqualifying convictions for applicants, copy and paste this link:

http://www.oregon.gov/dpsst/PS/docs/PSDisquals.2016.pdf

We are looking for, entry level, applicants that come to us with skills, experience, and knowledge from jobs in communications, administrative assistant, sales, food service, restaurant, sales associate, retail, warehouse, production, military, care giver, call center, physical labor, maintenance/repair, customer service, security and customer relationship experiences.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $12.75 to $13.50 /hour

Experience:

  • Customer Service: 1 year

Education:

  • High school or equivalent

Location:

  • Portland, OR

Language:

  • English

Required work authorization:

  • United States