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Security Guard at MSA Security

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Since 1987, MSA Security has served as an industry leader in high-consequence threat protection and specialized training for corporate and government clients. The MSA team is comprised of security professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement, elite military units, and the private sector, all working together to provide unparalleled explosive detection, consulting, training and perimeter security services. MSA combines hands-on expertise with information and technology to minimize our client’s vulnerabilities to threats and lessen risks in order to protect their personnel and property

Job Summary:

MSA is looking for qualified candidates for part time, SEASONAL (May 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018) security operative positions on Governor’s Island. Candidates must be 18 or older and must have the minimum requirement of a NYS Security Guard license. This individual will be working as part of the on island security detail that will include day shift, weekend, and some evening special event work.  Candidates must consistently maintain a polished demeanor and appearance. They must fully understand the meaning of confidentiality, integrity and empathy. The Candidate must be able to exercise good judgment to assess situations and employ the appropriate countermeasures. He or she must be able to make good business decisions while representing the MSA brand on assignment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide safety and security to island visitors during daily operations and special events. Ensure visitors to the island act appropriately and without jeopardizing safety to others. Render medical aid and assistance when necessary. Candidates must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle, able to stand extended periods of time, climb stairs and possess an authoritative non-confrontational demeanor.

Minimum Qualifications:

·         New York State Security Guard License

·         Prior Law Enforcement experience

.         Ability to obtain a TWIC Card

·         Ability to work weekends

Additional skills/experience are a plus  

·         Prior experience in corporate security

.         Excellent communication skills

·         De-escalation techniques

·         Behavior-situation awareness- firearm recognition

·         Active Shooter training

·         Terrorist Tactics and Tradecraft

·         Preoperational surveillance detection

·         Explosive recognition

·         CPR/AED certification

·         Emergency Medical Technician or Certified First Responder certification

Accepted candidate will be provided Training and venue familiarization.


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