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Armed Security Officer -Hammond - Day Shift

Company: Titan Security Group
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ISM Security is currently recruiting for Full Time Armed Security Officers to work at financial site located in Northwest area of Indiana.

Started in 1974, ISM Security is one of the largest privately-held security services providers in Northwest Indiana area and we are growing!  Join a leading company in one of the fastest growing industries. 

Armed Security Officer responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Train and qualify to work assigned post. Understands the specific and general post instructions for that assigned post. Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client.
  • Maintain access control procedures set by building management.
  • Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as needed.
  • Identify all visitors and/or guests upon arrival.
  • Ensure visitors and vendors are properly signed in prior to accessing the building.
  • Observe departing personnel to guard against theft on property.
  • Monitor security cameras that may be within the facility.
  • Respond to incidents including property emergencies.
  • Conduct general patrols of the entire property during various hours, if required, including numerous flights of stairs and frequent patrols of the exterior in any weather conditions. 
  • Ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time.
  • Assist vendors and/or visitors with directions and general business information.
  • Clearly and accurately record data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of equipment, to building and ISM management.
  • Maintain clear, accurate logs pertaining to people or property.
  • Provide Customer Service to all parties encountered while on duty.
  • Respond to unusual or emergency situations at client’s site using the appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response by following established protocol only when necessary and within ISM's policy guidelines.
  • Maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons.
  • Pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:  High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1 year prior satisfactory employment of  as a security officer or directly related experience.  Must be at least 21 years of age.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Indiana Concealed Carry Permit,  maintain a valid state ID or drivers license.

Language Skills:  Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Bi-lingual considered a plus.

Other Qualifications:  Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.  Must maintain a working telephone number though which we can contact you.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  A list of these job duties is inclusive of, but not limited to: candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time; be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50 lbs.; be able to accommodate foot patrols on the interior & exterior of the assigned facility; be able to perform assigned duties regardless of inclement weather. 

Salary & Benefits: Compensation is between $11.00 and $12.00 per hour based on experience, plus paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays, and pension/retirement benefits. Skills-enhancing training and opportunities for career growth and promotion. 


Keywords: Titan Security Group, Hammond , Armed Security Officer -Hammond - Day Shift, Other , Hammond, Indiana

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