Armed Security Guard

  • Job Reference: 00000009-1
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Glock
  • Website: https://us.glock.com/en
  • Location: Smyrna, GA
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services, Firearms Industry Jobs
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

General Purpose
Reduce the possibility of theft, vandalism, unauthorized access and other crimes against property and persons; be alert for fire, safety and security hazards; enforce property rules/policies and keep management informed of all unusual activities which might occur during the day. Conduct investigations, act on findings, and report accordingly.

Position Type: Full Time Hourly


  • Responsible for inspecting security station, reviewing official reports, logs, and for conducting surveys of facilities for security interests
  • Verify GLOCK Inc. employee’s identification badges when entering property
  • Verify manifest on all truck deliveries and maintain log of vehicles. Advise the shipping and receiving departments of deliveries
  • Maintain gate opening and closing schedule at all times. Log-in visitors with appointments and provide visitors badge. Notify appropriate personnel that visitor(s) has arrived
  • Issue visitor badges and manage parking
  • Responsible for assessing and reporting any irregularities such as fire hazards, malfunctioning lights, and other problems which adversely affect safety and welfare of employees and visitors
  • Prepare incident reports after any accident, personnel or emergency incident
  • Communicating with 911 first responders as needed
  • Proficiency with issued firearms, carrying/wearing loaded firearms and equipment throughout each day
  • Understanding and demonstrating safe carrying and handling of firearms, completing proper use of force training pursuant to current state law
  • Operate 2-way radio with clear, concise, communications
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Exhibits professionalism, reliability, and conducts themselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Demonstrates an assertive “take charge” attitude in all situations including high stress situations
  • Poses and exhibit a competent level of working knowledge pertaining to cameras, access control, Intrusion alarms, and fire alarm systems
  • Poses moral integrity, character, and loyalty and exhibits good judgment
  • Work hours for the position may be changed at the discretion of the security manager and may be changed as needed to suit the needs of the department

Qualifications/Job requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, pre-skills, and/or abilities needed to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified employees or applicants with disabilities.


  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Time Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Leadership
  • Ethical Practice
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Evaluation

Education and/or Experience

  • Two year college equivalency from an accredited college/university; or combination of academic training and/or experience is preferred
  • Prior military or law enforcement is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, strong effective written and clear oral communication skills, knowledge of security practices and ability to understand and follow safety procedures
  • Demonstrated competency in safe firearms handling, ability to carry/wear firearm and equipment on a daily basis
  • Have experience and show proficiency in Microsoft Office programs


  • Valid Drivers License
  • Both a Georgia Driver’s License and a Georgia weapons carry

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; talk; and hear. The employee may occasionally run one mile carrying 35 pounds of gear. The employee may be required to lift and/or move an average weight of 40 pounds and in an emergency situation act as a first responder possibly moving as much as 200 pounds. Must be able to walk for a distance of five miles daily as required. Must be able to climb stairs, ladders and operate at elevations over 12 feet. The employee is required to daily carry/wear issued equipment, belt, holster, magazine pouches, body armor, two way radio and a loaded firearm. Must remain alert during lengthy idle periods. Must not be inclined to feel faint or sick at the sight of blood and be comfortable working around blood borne pathogens. Be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including a full face respirator. Must pass a medical evaluation for wearing a respirator. Medical conditions such as heart conditions, lung disease, and psychological conditions like claustrophobia may result in not being able to pass the medical evaluation for wearing a respirator. Will be subject to yearly fit testing for respirators and annual Audiograms in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.134. Successfully complete medical first responder training which includes CPR and First Aid training certifications. Must be able to utilize and handle portable fire extinguishers in a fire incident and maintain annual proficiency in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.155 & 165. Must be able to wear required forms of personal protection equipment as required per GLOCK Policy and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132. Will be required to operate in, rescue and secure areas where potential harmful gasses, chemicals and explosives may exist while wearing personal protection equipment. Will be required to qualify and maintain proficiency as a Medical First Responder in accordance with GLOCK policy and OSHA Directive 29 CFR 1910.151 and comply with protection requirements of Blood Borne Pathogens in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1030. Must be able to indicate the emergency response requirements of the GLOCK Emergency Response Plan and requirement listed in 29 CFR 1910.38 including active shooter response requirements.



Compensation package will be commensurate with experience and education

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Dental
  • Life insurance
  • PTO

GLOCK, Inc. provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment descisions at GLOCK, Inc. will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. GLOCK, Inc. does not discriminate in employment decisions, opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and parenting status), age, physical or mental characteristic protected by law. In addition to a commitment to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, GLOCK Inc. has established an affirmative action program to ensure that applicants and employees are treated during the application process and employment without regard to any of these characteristics. GLOCK, Inc. takes affirmative action to hire and promote qualified applicants and employees who are Special Disabled Veterans. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.