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Armed Security Officer

Company: DK Security
Location: lansing
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview DK Security is Michigans fastest growing security company. Established in 1995, we began as an investigations firm and quickly expanded to provide uniform security, event staff security, loss prevention services, and much more based on the needs of our clients. DK Security can provide you an opportunity to grow, develop and meet new people in a professional setting. We offer you the opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of working on a team in a position that serves a critical purpose. DK has earned a reputable name in the security industry thanks to our outstanding officers that work in the field, and we cannot wait to have you join our team! Job Skills / Requirements

SCOPE: Armed Security Officers are responsible for protecting the sites building, grounds, assets, employees and visitors against criminal activity. Armed Security Officers will work on a team to control access to the facility at entry/exit points and will serve as a point of contact to all visitors and patrons. This is a great opportunity to work on a team and serve a truly critical purpose!


  • 1st / 2nd / 3rd Shifts
  • Part-Time (16-24+ hrs/week)


  • Rate of Pay: $14.69/hour
  • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, group accident, short term disability, identity theft protection, and Paid Medical Leave (eligibility requirements apply).



  • Must provide exceptional customer service when dealing with Clients, Customers, Co-Workers, etc.
  • Will use radios and other communication devices to clearly report emergency situations to dispatch.
  • Guard posts this may include gatehouses, building lobbies or reception areas.
  • Conduct foot patrols including but not limited to exterior and interior of buildings, gates, entrances, doors, windows, and vents.
  • Monitor surroundings on closed-circuit television, as well as monitoring other computer systems and alarms.
  • Ensure unauthorized persons do not enter restricted areas.
  • Check for employee and vendor identifications.
  • Look for suspicious persons, packages and activities
  • Must follow site specific post guidelines.
  • Document daily activities and report all incidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America,
  • Must have a current, valid Concealed Pistol License.
  • Must have either a high school diploma or GED equivalent (some college is preferred).
  • Must be of good moral character and have the ability to pass a criminal background check, with no felony convictions, and no misdemeanor convictions for criminal sexual conduct or related offenses, theft, assault, illegal substances, multiple alcohol related offenses, or crimes of moral turpitude, is required.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test at the time of hire and annually thereafter.
  • Must have impeccable grooming (i.e. ability to adhere to our Appearance and Grooming policy).
  • Must present a friendly, positive, professional image to Clients, employees, supervisors, managers, and the general public.
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to solve problems and de-escalate situations in a non-confrontational manner. These include the ability to read and write the English language and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, maintenance instructions and reports.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must possess a valid State of Michigan drivers license, and have a clean driving record with less than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years, less than 2 at-fault accidents in the last 3 years, and no other major violations in the last 3 years.
  • Must be willing to become CPR/1 st Aide/AED Certified (prior certification is preferred).
  • 2 years of experience in law enforcement, military, or armed security is preferred.
  • Knowledge of procedures on use of wire and radio communications, and report writing preferred.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Must be physically and mentally sound
    • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
    • Must be able to reach with hands and arms, and to hold objects
    • Must be able to sit, stand or walk for 8-12 hour shifts, including walking long distances, and possibly up and down stairs
    • Must be readily able to respond to emergency situations
    • Must be able to work in or outdoors during all seasons
    • Must be able to hear conversations (in person or via 2-way radio) in noisy environments.
    • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 70 pounds
    • Must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test within 90 days of hire, and annually thereafter. The PAT includes activities such as sprinting, sit-up's, push-up's, and a mile and a half run (all activities are timed events).
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or GED

Keywords: DK Security, Lansing , Armed Security Officer, Other , lansing, Michigan

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