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Security Patrol Officer

Company: Sentry
Location: Stevens Point
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

At Sentry, safety is one of our top priorities. To ensure our associates are safe and that our properties are secured, we are seeking a security-focused individual to join our Security team as a Security Patrol Officer. In this key full-time opportunity, you'll utilize your physical security experience in a dedicated and rewarding environment while knowing you've made an impact to keep our teams are safe.

We are currently looking for a Security Patrol Officer to assist our 2nd shift team Wednesday-Sunday, 3:00pm-11:00pm with flexibility to work any shift; including nights, weekends, holidays, and special events as required. Additional incentive opportunities for 2nd and 3rd shift associates. What You'll Do As a member of our Security Patrol team, you'll conduct armed patrols to monitor numerous properties to provide safety and security of Sentry associates, visitors, and assets.

  • Conducts armed patrols to monitor the interior and exterior of numerous premises to prevent and detect any risks to Sentry associates and property. This includes but is not limited to monitoring cameras, security systems and numerous other devices, checking for tampering or damage to property and equipment, detecting health and safety issues, and the identification of unauthorized individuals.
  • Collaborates with security management to identify, coordinate, and lead training, ensuring the team is prepared to respond appropriately to all security events. Assists security management with providing work direction and reviewing logs for other security officers to ensure all work is properly and effectively done.
  • Analyzes and leads responses to emergency situations, taking command of the scene and security team. This may include providing medical attention, deescalating a situation by using verbal and physical tactics, applying appropriate use of force techniques in defense of self or others, giving direction to the team and those nearby, escorting emergency personnel through the building, and handling communication/reporting after situations to ensure all completion.
  • Completes and reviews team members incident reports regarding any irregularities, such as equipment and property damage, safety and health issues, theft, workplace violence incidents, presence of unauthorized individuals, and any other unusual occurrences to ensure proper reporting and handling all of situations. Collaborates with security management and senior leadership across the organization to develop and maintain onsite/offsite security plans, ensuring the team is knowledgeable and trained on appropriate actions to take in an emergency. Provides close proximity security of individuals or groups at on/offsite events and residences as determined necessary under the protection program. What it Takes
    • Associate Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 5 years of related work experience
    • Must have or be able to obtain valid Wisconsin Concealed Carry Permit and/or HR 218/LEOSA certification
    • Previous experience in law enforcement or military preferred
    • Must have or be able to obtain professional industry certifications
    • Must be able to pass annual Fit for Duty evaluation
    • Ability to work various shifts, including nights and weekends What You'll Receive: At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.
      • Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled Hybrid work model. Monday and Friday work from home if you choose to, Tuesday through Thursday in office.
      • Meal Subsidy available for associates who report to an office.
      • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
      • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU) and utilize our Tuition Reimbursement program
      • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office as well as Volunteer-Time off
      • Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Parental leave, and our Health and Wellness benefits to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
      • Well-being and Employee Assistance programs
      • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving. About Sentry: We take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth. Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await! Talent Acquisition Specialist
        Thank you for your interest in Sentry!
        Katelynne Rivera
        Katelynne.Rivera@Sentry.com Equal Employment Opportunity Sentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Sentry, Appleton , Security Patrol Officer, Other , Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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