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Signal 88 Security

Security Officer / Guard

Signal 88 Security of Tampa


JOB TITLE: Community-Based Security Officer HOURS: Varies


REPORTS TO: Field Manager LOCATION: Tampa





The Community-Based Security Officer (CBS Officer) is an entry level, probationary position that performs security enforcement functions in a fixed location.



- Thoroughly monitor and patrol the parking areas and rear of the assigned property to deter crime and enforce property policies.

- Conduct foot patrols through courtyards, management offices, pools, corridors and parking areas where assigned and as needed. *Refer to site specifics for frequency requirements.

- Complete and document lighting, trash and security assessments once each shift.

- Complete detailed electronic reports of all activities and observations during dedicated shift with emphasis on names, times, unusual occurrences, etc.

- Notify property management, law enforcement and/or S88 of Tampa supervisory staff when necessary to properly and safely perform duties.

- Be on the lookout for suspicious activity and/or persons; documenting your encounters and notifying proper authorities as necessary to enforce no-loitering policies, trespass orders and protecting property and persons.

- Conduct parking enforcement checks; documenting illegally parked, non-registered, abandoned and vandalized vehicles.

- Conduct locks and unlocks pursuant to property policies. *Refer to site specifics for details concerning times and locations if applicable.

- Provide direction and assistance to tenants and authorized visitors regarding security related functions and reasonable customer service requests.

- Conduct all service in a manner that promotes service, integrity, respect and fairness.

- Employee must follow standards for universal precautions in order to assure a safe and healthy work environment.

- Other duties as assigned.



-High School Diploma or GED

-Florida Class D Security Officer License



Prior private security, military service, or law enforcement experience is preferred, but not required.



Working conditions will vary, but may include routine discomforts such as heat, moisture/wetness, loud noise and air pollution. Work is performed in different environments including performing security enforcement functions on foot and/or in a vehicle; with potential exposure to hazardous chemicals, communicable disease, hostile individuals and physical trauma.

May require extensive near-continuous physical exertion such as:
repeated lifting of heavy objects (more than 50 pounds),
deep bending, climbing steps, and/or assuming awkward positions.