Apex3 Security

Armed Security Officer - Chicago 2nd shift

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Shift(s) Available
2nd Shift, Weekends


Apex3 Security is a regionally recognized contract security service firm that provides the highest quality customized security programs to world-class commercial, residential and retail properties throughout the Chicago area and suburbs. Apex3 Security's executive and operational management team is of the highest quality. We offer a very unique blend of veteran security management, law enforcement and military personnel that is not commonly found elsewhere.


Apex3 Security is a quality-driven company and that quality begins in our hiring process. The individuals we hire not only reflect on Apex3 and the industry as a whole, but more important, they reflect on our clients.


This position requires a well organized and cooperative individual who learns quickly and thrives in a fast-paced environment. You must be able to work a flexible schedule to support the needs of clients, building tenants, and co-workers as well as have a proven track record of being reliable and responsible.


Perform mobile, foot and bicycle patrols.

Perform functions as directed to protect the building and its occupants.

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

Conduct interior and exterior patrols.

Greet and direct all visitors.

Maintain and conduct access control for building.

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.

Complete case preparation, attend court, and provide testimony in criminal and/or civil

Attend department training functions.

Write reports for any incidents.

Take proper care of personal and department equipment.

Maintain professionalism at all times.

Perform building checks and assist faculty, staff, students and visitors as needed.

Perform other duties not listed and are assigned. 


Must have flexable availability.



401K/403b Plan
Dental Insurance
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Medical Insurance
Paid Sick Days
Paid Vacation
Special Incentive Plans
Vision Insurance
Medical Benefits


Prior security or related experience preferred.

High School diploma or equivalent.

Must possess 20hr Basic Security Training certification and present certificate

Must possess 20hr Firearms certification and present certificate

Must possess a valid FOID card and PERC card

Must possess Valid Illinois Driver's License and have a good driving record
Must have evidence of customer service skills and ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others
The integrity of our Officers is above reproach.  Must process this trait.

Maintain and exhibit the a professional look at all times.

Officers must qualify on the Department utilized firing range every six (6) months, and
Officers must be able to work any of four (4) Campus Sites.

Perform any additional duties as required.

Must be 21 years of age.


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