Apex3 Security

  • Security Officer - Retail/Comm. - Downtown - 3rd Shift

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift(s) Available
    3rd Shift, Weekends
  • Overview

    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


    • Customer Service: Directing visitors, answering phones, providing direct customer assistance.
    • Provide walking patrol of interior and exterior of property.
    • Respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.
    • Demonstrate command presence when responding to emergencies.
    • Stand for extended periods of time (6 to 8 hours).
    • Gather information for incident report and utilize PC to generate incident report
    • Ability to write clear, concise and thorough reports, including daily activity and incident.
    • Maintain order through appropriate enforcement of rules and regulations.
    • Ability to handle typical and crisis situations efficiently and effectively.
    • Ability and willingness to receive cross training on all contracted posts which will assist department and client leadership during an emergency incident.
    • Access control through dock for multiple stores and restaurants
    • Posting in public lobbies to keep unauthorized persons (solicitors, homeless people, loiterers, etc.) off property
    • Monitoring exterior area looking for suspicious persons/activity and property damage
    • Checking that several doors and stairwells are secured after hours
    • Monitor, report and respond to fire alarms
    • Report issues/problems to property management (engineers, maintenance, corporate, etc.)




    • Must be at least 20 years of age.
    • Must be a high school graduate (GED accepted) and provide us with a copy of your diploma and/or transcripts.
    • Must have or be willing to obtain a 20 hour training certificate.
    • Must pass a stringent pre-employment background investigation (including drug screen),  demonstrating a stable work history and/or education.
    • Must disclose all criminal convictions and pending charges.
    • Must maintain a working telephone number through which we can contact you.
    • Must have reliable transportation.
    • Must wear our uniform and maintain our high standards for grooming and appearance.
    • Must have or be able to receive a PERC.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, based on the organization’s needs.


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