Security Officer I (2nd and 3rd Shift)
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin


Security Officer I (2nd and 3rd Shift)

Work Mode: Onsite

Location:  Kohler, WI

Sign-on bonus: $2,500.00

Opportunity

A Security Officer I plays a significant role in ensuring a safe, secure, and friendly environment by enforcing security policies and being responsible for safeguarding Kohler Co. and the Kohler brand. This is accomplished by identifying risks, maintaining security processes in order to reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure or liability in all areas: financial, physical, and personnel. Security Officer I will also ensure that standardized security practices, systems, and processes are being utilized to meet corporate security guidelines and policies.

A Kohler Co. Security Officer I is a friendly resource to individuals who need assistance, medical aid, crisis intervention, or local directions. They respond quickly in emergency situations as an integral team member and serve to protect the property, guests, visitors, and employees of Kohler Co.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of an experienced Kohler Co. Security Supervisor, and within defined timeframes:

  • Responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of personnel, customers, visitors, and assets.
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of associates, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of the premises.
  • Greet visitors in person in order to provide assistance or refer to appropriate company representative.
  • Operate a multi-channel radio with multiple frequencies.
  • Observe and report all suspicious activity or policy violations.
  • Manage the access control requirements in a manner that ensures the highest level of security in an efficient manner.
  • Accurately understand various transmissions, (e.g. telephone, radio, etc.) and transcribe information (e.g. numbers, letters, names and facts) from one source to another in a timely manner.
  • Deter crime by providing a general security presence.
  • Develop an operating knowledge of Kohler security and fire systems to be able respond appropriately.
  • Assist with special assignments during periods of emergency or as requested by management.
  • Provide transportation services with company vehicles as needed.
  • Achieve and maintain required certification in emergency responder courses, i.e. CPR, Industrial First Aid, Fire Extinguisher, etc.
  • Act as a security and safety resource to other departments and local emergency services as dictated.

Skills/Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School education; two year college degree preferred (Police Science, Criminal Justice, Police Administration or Liberal Arts).
  • Law enforcement, industrial security, or Military Police experience preferred.
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The minimum physical requirements of Security Officers include:

  • The ability to transport emergency medical equipment, such as medical bags and oxygen equipment, weighing approximately 50 pounds, from a vehicle to the scene of the emergency and appropriately utilize such equipment at the scene.
  • The ability to ascend and descend fixed or portable ladders to access roof and other areas in the event of an emergency.
  • The ability to be certified and correctly perform CPR, unassisted, as defined by the American Heart Association and operate an automatic external defibrillator.
  • Be able to provide verbal instructions, in an emergency situation in a clear and intelligible manner.
  • The ability to legally operate a passenger automobile or light truck.

REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Submit reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, accidents, presence of unauthorized persons, suspicious activities, or unusual occurrences to Corporate Security Supervision daily.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Maintain emotional control and work effectively during emergencies, crisis situations, or extremely stressful conditions.
  • Consistently speak in a clear, well-modulated voice.
  • Memorize, retain, and accurately recall information.
  • Multi-task, organize, prioritize, adapt to constantly changing situations, and effectively take appropriate action.
  • Represent Kohler Co. and Corporate Security in a professional and respectful manner to all guests and associates during daily activities.
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Work holidays, weekends, irregular hours or extended shifts with short notice.
  • Seek guidance on new situations while offering ideas on how to handle the situation.
  • Ensure actions and behaviors are consistent with words.
  • Demonstrate initiative by touring facilities as time permits.
  • Assist others with or without receiving prior direction to do so.
  • Evaluate situations and volunteer possible solutions and implications of any actions taken.
  • Act as the Company telephone operator after normal business hours.
  • Obtain working knowledge of the property and visitor management program.
  • Operate security equipment in a safe and respectful manner at all times.
  • Be alert/focused at all times, and be safety conscious.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .


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