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Armed Security Officer

at Command Security Corporation

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 10974
Keywords: response, emergency

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date13 hours ago(10/9/2019 8:56 AM)
    1+ to 3 Years
    High School Diploma/GED (Preferred)
    Overnight Shift - Thursday-Saturday
  • Overview

    Work for a company where your contributions are recognized and rewarded. Apply for your next security position at Command Security Corporation. We are always hiring professionals eager to exceed customer expectations.

    We’re hiring reliable, experienced, Armed Security Officers! This position serves to protect the lives of others against the unlawful use, or threatened use, of unlawful physical force. Also get a $1,500 hiring bonus (paid out after 90 days)!

    Command Security Corporation offers a whole suite of benefit options. Command believes in career advancement and encourages current employees to apply. We offer competitive wages and exciting company resources.


    • Remain alert, avoid distractions, and observe all activity around the post
    • Give the alarm and assist in response to a fire or the emergency
    • Patrol a designated area on foot or in a vehicle
    • Enforce company and client policies
    • Observe, report, and document violations of policy by notifying the Shift Lieutenant or Control Dispatch
    • Respond to incidents
    • Protect everyone and everything within the limits and duties of the post
    • One will only use reasonable force, up to and including lethal force, when necessary to protect life
    • Observe, report, and prevent incidents by providing a physical presence
    • Officers will remain on post and wait until they have a face to face relief
    • Provide assistance to customers, employees, and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
    • Monitor for irregular or unusual activity
    • Secure facility and designated areas
    • Enforce facility and company policies and procedures
    • Investigate and prepare reports on incidents


    • Ability to stand or walk for long periods
    • Must be able to pass a driving skills test and Physical Ability Assessment
    • Possess basic computer skills and communication skills
    • Must be reliable, have a positive attitude, and uphold ethical behavior
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • 21 years old or older

    Additional Requirements

    Armed Security Officers must pass the following requirements and comply with Command Security Corporation, client and State Law Rules and Regulations.

    • New York State Unrestricted License to Carry Pistol
    • NYS Armed Security Guard License
    • Law Enforcement and/or Military background
    • Armed Security Officer Training Requalification (with the exception of “Exempt” Armed Officers not required to take the course due to status according to NYS Division of Criminal Justice and NYS Department of Licensing):
    • 8 Hour NRA Basic Pistol Safety Course (non-firing) as required by Westchester County, New York
    • 47 Hour Firearms Training Course:
    • 7 Hours of classroom instruction on NYS Penal Law (Article 35)
    • 40 Hours of range training to include qualification

    Annual In-Service Training and Requalification (with the exception of “Exempt” Armed Officers not required to take the course due to status according to NYS Division of Criminal Justice and NYS Department of Licensing):

    • 8 Hours of annual, in-service security training
    • 8 Hours of annual, in-service firearms training
    • 3 Hours of classroom instruction on the Use of Force
    • 5 Hours of range training with weapon qualification
    • Defense Tactic Training: 4 Hours of Baton / ASP tactical Training
    • Annual PMCS (Preventing and Managing Crisis Situations) Training


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