Security Officer, Portland, Oregon

Created 01/13/2021
Reference 128715870
Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Zip 97230
Salary 15.5 - 15.5

We are looking for a competent Security Officer to undertake the surveillance of our premises and the protection of our staff and visitors. You will be responsible for detecting any suspicious behavior and preventing vandalism, thefts, or other criminal behavior. A security officer must be well-trained in surveillance and dealing with perpetrators. The ideal candidate will inspire respect and authority as well as possess a high level of observation. The goal is to help the company in maintaining excellent working conditions by keeping our facilities safe and problem-free. We are currently looking to hire a full-time Security Officer to work out of Gresham, OR.


  • Patrol premises regularly to maintain order and establish a presence
  • Monitor and authorize entrance of vehicles or people in the property
  • Remove wrongdoers or trespassers from the area
  • Secure all exits, doors, and windows after the end of operations
  • Check surveillance cameras periodically to identify disruptions or unlawful acts
  • Investigate people for suspicious activity or possessions
  • Respond to alarms by investigating and assessing the situation
  • Provide assistance to people in need
  • Apprehend and detain perpetrators according to the legal protocol before the arrival of authorities
  • Submit reports of daily surveillance activity and important occurrences


  • Proven experience as a security officer or guard
  • Knowledge of legal guidelines for area security and public safety
  • Familiarity with report writing
  • Excellent surveillance and observation skills
  • Tech-savvy with experience in surveillance systems
  • Trained in First Aid/BLS and self-defense
  • Registered as a security officer
  • A High School diploma is required

Job Types: Ful-tie

Pay: $15.50 per hour


  • Employee Discount
  • Referral Program


  • 8 Hour Shift


  • Security: 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi-weekly or Twice monthly

Company's website:


Work Remotely:

  • No


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