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Lead Security Officer

Company: American Corporate Security
Location: National City
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


American Corporate Security is seeking qualified security professionals to work in NATIONAL CITY, CA. Our vision is to be recognized as the "Employer of Choice" in the markets that we serve. We treat our employees as clients, and provide them with the finest in benefit and compensation packages. They in turn, value their jobs and better serve our clients. Our employees have a vested interest in their jobs, and thus have established a benchmark for quality service.

This position is under the direct supervision of the Post Commander or Site Supervisor for assigned shift of the Security Department and is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of property, personnel, customers and all visitors.


* Communicate with previous shift lead officer for a thorough and complete pass-down.
* Communicate with security manager regarding staffing, requesting and obtaining approval to add/cut shift staff.
* Survey worksite for any abnormal conditions.
* Verify that each incoming security officer has a valid credential(s) as required, prior to the start of each shift.
* Insure that each incoming security officer's uniform, grooming and appearance adheres to ACS policies.
* Verify all previous shifts security officers have been relieved of duty and properly signed out.
* Verify all security officers have properly signed in and the information is legible.
* Review each rover's Vehicle Inspection Report where applicable and verify that all information is accurate.
* Complete Work Start Safety Advisory and Safety Inspection Report, where applicable.
* Conduct safety talk with all on-duty security officers.
* Conduct an inspection of each post ensuring proper supplies are available, the posts are clean and neat. Denote inspection on each security officer's Daily Activity Report (DAR).
* Communicate with management for any special instructions.
* Approve access to restricted and secured areas for vendor and staff.
* Approve access to worksite based on an individual's paperwork other than approved credentials, where applicable.
* Monitor all emergency situations and keep area secure as advised.
* Assure that all security staff receive their required breaks and meal breaks.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


* 18 Years of Age or Older;
* High School Diploma or Equivalent Security or Law Enforcement experience preferred;
* Must maintain a valid California BSIS Security Guard Registration ("Guard Card"), driver license, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), and must have a clear driving record;
* Ability to understand and follow standard operating procedures;
* Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance;
* Required to observe all safety and health requirements for container terminal environment;
* Must be able to work in rotating shifts, days, evenings, and nights.


* Ability to clearly read, write, and speak English;
* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret important security related documents;
* Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, employees, and management team.


* Basic mathematical skills, including but not excluding addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios, and proportions in practical solutions.


* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
* Ability to make independent and good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedure.


* Requires the ability to frequently walk between work areas;
* Requires the ability to push, pull, carry, and lift up to 50 lbs;
* Requires close vision, distant vision, and the ability to adjust focus;
* Requires the ability to work in a work environment where there is moderate to extreme noise;
* Requires the ability to focus in a highly charged and noisy environment;
* Requires the ability to work in extreme outdoor temperatures of hot and cold;
* Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time;
* Must be able to routinely climb stairs and operate elevators while securing the post;
* Repetitive use of hands;
* Use of sight, including viewing computer monitors or camera monitors for long periods of time;
* Use of sound, including occasional conditions of high levels of noise;
* Requires extensive use of keyboard involving repetitive motions with fingers, sitting for prolonged periods of time, and extensive use of the telephones/radios and face-to-face communication that requires accurate perception of speech as well as talking and hearing.

Keywords: American Corporate Security, National City , Lead Security Officer, Other , National City, California

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