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Security Guard

Job Location: Nashville, TN

11.09.2011

Overview:
Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.

Functions:
•    Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks or work site
•    May operate and monitor security control panels, alarms and related security equipment
•    Opens and closes facility, ensuring that users have left the premises
•    Maintains logs and records of occurrences, completes necessary paperwork, and may use computer terminal to input and retrieve data
•    Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
•    Preserves order and enforces security regulations
•    Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
•    Inspects equipment to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
•    Watches for and reports conditions that could result in injury or loss due to fire hazards, leaking pipes, spills, faulty equipment, etc.
•    Checks personnel for proper identification and clearance
•    Permits authorized people to enter property
•    Checks incoming and outgoing packages
•    Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property
•    Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire, difficulty and unauthorized people, or medical emergencies
•    May record data, such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use by supervisory staff
•    May monitor and set thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms
•    May regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow
•    May watch for fires
•    May be designated according to shift worked, area guarded, or property guarded
•    May be designated according to establishment guarded
•    With proper licensing, may be designated Armed Security Guard

Requirements
•    High school graduate or GED
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Ability to read, write and speak the English language
•    Responsible and professional
•    Military or Law Enforcement experience a plus
•    Must be licensed Tennessee Security Officer

Local candidates only as relocation is not offered.

To apply, please send your resume and salary history as an attached Word document to careers@gibson.com.  Please put “Security Guard” in the subject line.