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Part-Time Protection Agent

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Part-Time Protection Agent

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Apple Valley Minnesota 55124

Part-Time Protection Agent

Our client is the leader in Executive Protection in the Midwest and their business is booming! They are seeking career-minded security officers, who want to develop as high-performing security professional and build longstanding careers in this dynamic industry.

As a dedicated and ambitious professional, you must have a passion for excellence and service. In return, our client offers an environment of growth and development that is unmatched in this marketplace. They except you to be a highly skilled professional, with experience in law enforcement, military, and/or executive protection.

Our client specializes in high-risk security, close protection, risk assessments, static armed security, workplace violence and hostile terminations. Unlike other security companies, they provide all the necessary tools for you to excel in a private security career. If your aspirations include executive protection, security driving, static postings, or personal security details, we want to meet you.

Our client’s current accounts and clients are as diverse as they are challenging. That means you will have many opportunities to overcome challenges and hone your skills as a true standout in the industry. That also means their selection process is difficult. They want people that can serve their clients at the highest levels, all while thriving in the chaos of high performance.

With that in mind, their ideal candidate will have prior experience as a security officer or guard, as well as training in self-defense and first aid. You must have a sharp eye with quick reaction time in the detection of any suspicious or criminal behavior, and prevention of theft or vandalism.

As many of their officers’ work in a solo capacity, they will rely upon you for the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel, customers, tenants, visitors, and other people and property as you serve thei clients.

The accounts they are attempting to fill are our most stressful, this is a perfect chance to get your foot in the door with them.

They have a 3-to-6-month probationary period, and all new hires undergo 40 plus hours of training. As a result, you end up working with only the best of the best. And in this industry, that is the ideal situation.

You should have:

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Registered security officer

·         Proven experience as security officer

·         Helpful, courteous attitude

·         Certification in first aid, CPR/BLS, and self-defense

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Proficiency with computers, and aptitude to learn new software and systems

·         Experience with security equipment and surveillance systems

·         Law enforcement experience

·         Requirements in this role:

·         Minnesota Permit to Carry

·         CPR/AED Certification

·         Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

·         High School Diploma (or equivalent)

·         Above average health and fitness levels

Your objectives as the Protection Ageny will include:

·         Ensure a safe environment through a team effort of diligent active patrol, strict access control, monitoring, and equipment control

·         Be visible and observant at all times, greeting staff, guests, and vendors in a courteous and attentive manner

·         Respond immediately to distress calls, panic alarms, and emergency calls for disorderly conduct, disruptive persons, and incidents swiftly and appropriately

·         Maintain the company’s reputation with professionalism and legal compliance

·         Collaborate with other security officers for effective protection and coverage

·         Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

·         Patrol property on foot, securing personnel, assets, buildings, gates, and fence perimeter are secure in all weather conditions

·         Investigate and take the appropriate lawfully action as authorized by the corporate policy on accidents, incidents, trespassing, suspicious activities, safety, and fire incidents

·         Control and monitor surveillance equipment, and perform building and equipment inspections

·         Guard access points, permitting or refusing entry, restraining trespassers, and direct heavy traffic during start and end of business hours

·         Complete daily reports, including relevant information, observations, surveillance footage, and signatures

·         Secure all doors, windows, and exits, depending on shift


Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation of $22-$30 per hour, depending on experience. 

Plus, they work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning and culture.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.