Command Center Security Officer (3rd Shift) - Chicago, IL



SOS Security is now hiring Full Time Security Officers in Chicago, IL

Position: Command Center in a Commercial Office Building in the West Loop of Downtown Chicago, IL.

Shift: 3rd

Pay: $14.00

SOS Security is a leading provider of security personnel and related services which help a broad range of corporate, government and high profile clientele to protect their people, assets, and reputations. In an industry without universally accepted standards, we are recognized for our quality and we treat our clients as partners. We understand the threats and vulnerabilities facing our clients and design customized, cost-effective risk mitigation programs accordingly. We reinvest a significant portion of our profits back into all levels of our organization, so we can create a passionate team dedicated to our overall success.


One year prior command center security experience preferred.

20 years of age and older

Must have a High School Diploma/GED

Ability to work 12-16 hour shifts

Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, based on the organization's needs.

Must have an excellent appearance and attitude (pride in your uniform and job is essential).

Must be customer-service oriented, organized, responsible and professional.

Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Must have an excellent attendance and job performance record.

Must be computer literate.

Must be a motivated, self-starter with the willingness and ability to function with limited supervision.

Must be able to multi-task in a service oriented environment.

Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to hold over to the next shift or work extra hours as needed.

Knowledge of computer systems, tour wand technology, incident report management systems (Report Exec) and telephone.

Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Email or the ability to learn.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office & Word or the ability to learn.

Must pass criminal background check.

Must pass drug screen.


Attend roll call to review any communications from building and/or security management.

Conduct interior and exterior patrols.

Greet and direct all visitors, engaging them in a professional and direct manner.

Maintain and conduct access control for hospital and office buildings. Permit only authorized individuals to enter building.

Respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.

Monitor PC-based security/CCTV system and respond to any disturbances.

Maintain radio communication with all building personnel.

Maintain security presence in building. Serve as a deterrent for suspicious activity.

Respond and report all incidents pertaining to security and building operations.

Be capable of evaluating, investigating and reporting all types of security and law enforcement incidents. Complete incident reports if necessary.

Prepare daily paperwork including inventory or Daily Condition Report.

Regularly report to and take direction from Shift Managers.

Possess local and regional geographical knowledge in order to assist customers.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits are available for Full Time Employees:
(Must work 30 or more hours)

Leave: Paid holidays, Vacation/Paid Time Off
Retirement: 401K
Pension where applicable
Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Medical (SEIU - Local 1) where applicable