Walden Security is recruiting experienced, Full-time PSO Lieutenants in the Baltimore, MD area.
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Lieutenant Protective Security Officers (PSOs) will provide leadership and direction to PSOs. The Lieutenant PSO for Walden Security manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities, at the field level, of all assigned PSOs and executes all tasks related to maintaining prescribed standards in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures, Statement of Work, Government Rules and Regulations and State Law. The Lieutenant is part of the overall management team working with the Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager and Site Managers. This is an ARMED position requiring an Agency Suitability Clearance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Other duties may be assigned.
Provides the first line of management and supervision.
Has a working knowledge and understanding of the Specific and General Post instructions for all posts; has practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client.
Has authority to make decisions in compliance with Walden Security policies.
Provides shift supervision of all posts and the security officers, including the Roving patrols on duty during that time, randomly visiting post/accounts and performing inspections of the security officers manning the posts.
Conducts inspections of posts and PSOs for proper compliance with the specific Post Orders, Walden procedures, and general knowledge of post assignment.
Assists in conducting on-the-job-training for newly assigned security officers as necessary.
Responds to urgent client needs/requests for services or changes to services.
Response to incidents and report findings to Control Center, PM, DPM/QC, etc.
Prepares various reports and records regarding contract performance issues, such as labor hours worked, accidents, fire, bomb threats, unusual incidents or unlawful acts that occurred within the facility area.
Assists with filling any post that becomes open during their shift of duty. May have to temporarily fill a post until a post qualified security officer arrives.
Examines doors, windows, and gates of assigned posts to determine that they are secure.
Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and expel persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts.
Registers at watch stations to record time of inspection trips and contracted random inspections.
Must carry themselves in professional manner at all time.
Have the ability to think and make critical decisions.
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). At least three (3) years of supervisory/leadership experience in a security-related field (civilian law enforcement, military service, or armed commercial/industrial security guard service).
Language Skills: Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Must possess the ability to understand, explain, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, directives, and procedures.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have a valid driver's license from state of residency and a safe driving record for the past five years; must have a State of MD hand gun permit and Guard Card.
Other Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years of age; Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
Physical Demands: Must meet medical standards as specified by the contract; the physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Internal Number: SSA_LT
About Walden Security
WALDEN SECURITY AT A GLANCE
• Established in 1990 by Amy and Mike Walden
• Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with 6,000 employees and $285 million annual revenue
• The nation’s 6th largest contract security firm
• The only Top 5 firm to have company-wide ISO® 9001:2015 Certified Quality Management System
• WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise
• State-certified Drug Free Workplace
• Selected as Training Magazine’s Top 125 Training in 2018, 2019 and 2020
Walden Security is a privately-held, family-owned, American-owned business, and it is this spirit that prevails among all the dedicated specialists who come together to ensure the security and protection of our clients’ most important assets. From our inception, we have built our company customer by customer, rather than by mergers and acquisitions. With this growth philosophy, we cultivate personal relationships with our clients and find new ways to exceed client expectations as the company grows and diversifies.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, Walden Security provides contract security services to government and commercial clients, including federal buildings and courthouses, military installations and facilit...ies, the nation’s most respected real estate firms, Fortune 1,000 and other internationally recognized companies, trusted healthcare and research institutions, exclusive residential communities and mixed-use developments.
Always there, always local: Walden Security is licensed in 36 states and the District of Columbia. We have more than 500 customers in 30 states. We are financially and operationally poised for continued growth.
Walden Security is one of only five security firms in the nation with a company-wide ISO® 9001:2015 Certified Quality Management System. In addition, Walden Security is nationally certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC). Joining more than 200 U.S. corporations with WBENC certification, Walden Security is the largest WBENC-Certified Women Business Enterprise specializing in security services. Walden Security ranks among Inc. Magazine’s America’s Fastest Growing Companies.
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