Discovery

  • Security Officer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 11:34 AM)
    Requisition ID
    20193
    Location
    US-TN-Knoxville
    Career Category
    Facilities, Real Estate, Security&Travel
    Type
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Warehouse Clerk in Knoxville, TN.

     

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    Police guard, patrol, and monitor premises to prevent violence or infractions of rules. This includes preventing theft or damages to property; maintaining order and investigating irregularities concerning unlawful intrusion.

    Responsibilities

    1. Guards entrance gate to control traffic to and from buildings and grounds and checks credentials or approved roster before admitting anyone
    2. Directs visitors to various parts of grounds or buildings Inspects outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property or products
    3. Patrol commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates
    4. Watches for and reports irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked
    5. Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
    6. Utilizes guard system when performing patrols
    7. Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises
    8. Write reports of irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences
    9. Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons
    10. Circulate among visitors and employees to preserve order and protect property
    11. Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
    12. Warn persons of rule infractions or violations
    13. Renders first aid at accidents

    Requirements

    Education & Experience

    * HS Diploma or Equivalent required and specialized skill training or certification may be required.

    * Must be a current Knoxville County Sheriff Office Deputy

     

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    * Basic knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions

    * Ability to recognize and later describe persons/vehicles that may be involved in problems associated with safety/security

    * Demonstrates minimal necessary functional/ technical and business knowledge to accomplish work

    * Learns and applies correct understanding of routine aspects of work

    * Ability to modify daily work plans in response to interruptions or changes by others

     

    Computer/Technical

    * Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Outlook

    * Strong PC background, with demonstrated proficiency with Windows 7, Excel, Word, and MS Access

     

    Other

    * Attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills

    * Strong organizational skills with ability to act independently and responsibly

    * Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    * Must be able to work collaboratively with team members

    * Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups

    * Employees will also perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    * Must be a current Knoxville County Sheriff Office Deputy

    * Must have the legal right to work in the United States

     

    Work Environment

    * While performing duties of this job, will occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls

    * Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and may be required to operate a forklift

    * Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus

    * Extended hours may be necessary as workloads dictate

    * This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays

    * Job will generally be performed in an office environment, but may require some travel to vendors' offices, current and potential retail properties, and construction job sites

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