Security Officer - Immediate Start Job at GardaWorld, Sergeant Bluff, IA

  • GardaWorld
  • Sergeant Bluff, IA

Job Description

Job Description

GardaWorld –
Security Services

Security Officer – Now Hiring!
  • South Sioux City, IA area
*GardaWorld is a certified Great Place to Work!

You’ve got the right skills. What you need is the right opportunity to unleash your potential. We agree, and we’re hiring!

Every day is different at GardaWorld with diverse work assignments and flexible schedules. We are leaders in Professional training programs that cover every aspect of delivering world class security services. And every industry counts on us because we’re the very best at what we do. Perhaps you are, too.

In our complex world today, GardaWorld stands out as the largest privately owned security services company in the world. We’re experts at protecting people and assets. We’re also growing everywhere and expanding in multiple locations. If you’re a sharp, talented, self-confident individual who excels in customer service, you can build a future here. We give you all the tools you need to expand your skills and grow your career with exceptional opportunities for advancement. You can stand out – and thrive – here, too, as a Security Officer.

At GardaWorld, we know your compensation is important so we provide competitive hourly starting rates for every market we’re in. We're growing our team here in Sioux City, IA.

Pay: $16.55 / hour + eligibility for company benefits

Shift(s): Multiple positions are available!
  • 5:00am - 1:00 pm Monday through Friday (days)
  • 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm Thursday - Sunday
  • 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri

Job Overview:
As a Security Guard in a food processing facility, your primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and security of the premises, personnel, and assets. You will be tasked with implementing and enforcing security measures to safeguard against theft, vandalism, and unauthorized access. Your role is crucial in maintaining a secure environment conducive to the smooth operation of the facility.

Key Responsibilities:

Perimeter Security:
  • Conduct regular patrols around the exterior of the facility to detect and deter unauthorized individuals or activities.
  • Monitor and control access points, ensuring only authorized personnel and vehicles enter the premises.

Access Control:

  • Verify the identity of all individuals entering the facility through proper identification checks.
  • Issue and manage access badges for employees and contractors.


  • Utilize surveillance systems to monitor key areas of the facility, identifying any suspicious behavior or security breaches.
  • Report and document incidents, maintaining accurate records for future reference.

Emergency Response:

  • Act swiftly and decisively in response to security incidents or emergencies, following established protocols.
  • Collaborate with emergency services when necessary and provide support in emergency evacuation procedures.


  • Maintain effective communication with other security personnel, facility management, and relevant departments.
  • Report any security concerns or incidents promptly to the appropriate authorities.

Vehicle Inspections:

  • Conduct routine inspections of vehicles entering and leaving the facility to prevent unauthorized transportation of goods.

Security Checks:

  • Perform routine security checks on employees, ensuring compliance with security policies and procedures.


  • Collaborate with other departments, such as production and logistics, to ensure security measures align with overall facility operations.


  • Participate in security training programs and drills to enhance preparedness for various scenarios.
  • Assist in educating employees on security protocols and awareness.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records of security activities, including incident reports, daily logs, and shift reports.
Your background:
  • You have a high school education or equivalent (GED).
  • You’re able to pass an extensive screening process.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You have a driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Strong driving skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Must be capable of walking, standing, and sitting for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of security protocols and procedures.
  • Excellent observation and communication skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
  • Basic computer skills for managing access control systems and surveillance equipment.
  • Able to pass, obtain, and maintain an Iowa state security license (GardaWorld will help to obtain and cover the cost).
If you want a real career opportunity where you’re part of a dynamic supportive team that’s dedicated to your success, check us out. We’re a global organization that embraces our cultural diversity and we promote engagement, communication, and sharing ideas across all our teams. At GardaWorld, you’ll have plenty of room to grow - and that’s just for starters. Explore your future with us today.

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Job Tags

Hourly pay, For contractors, Flexible hours, Shift work, Sunday, Monday to Friday,

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