Agent
Emeryville, CA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Agent will perform a variety of assignments including concierge-level, residential, or event security, response services, basic driving, and investigations. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Provide the client with concierge-level security at the residence location and/or events;
    • Deescalate tense situations or individuals that may arise.
    • Write detailed incident reports following any incident, occurrence, or variance that warrants documentation.
  3. Conduct quality investigations and complete investigative reports.
  4. Provide response services related to emergency and crisis planning, natural disaster, civil unrest, and threat monitoring.
  5. Secure the client's residential perimeter;
    • Review CCTV, manage access controls, and respond to alarms, as needed.
  6. Identify and escalate equipment deficiencies/failures.
  7. All other duties, as assigned. 

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

High School Diploma or GED with law enforcement, military, residential security, executive protection, and/or security experience.  CA guard card, exposed carry permit, and CCW/HR218 is required.

Competencies:

  • Law enforcement, military, executive protection, and residential security experience.
  • Concierge-level customer service experience.
  • Executive protection experience, preferred.
  • Able to complete thorough and accurate investigations and reports.
  • Access control systems, CCTV, and alarm monitoring experience.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Computer knowledge; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak, and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or customers. 
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment. 
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Exposure to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area. 
  • Rapid and effective decision-making during unusual or emergency situations.  
  • Work in environments and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and/or awareness of personal safety and safety of others. 
  • Frequent sitting, standing and/or walking for long periods of time and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain. 
  • On occasion, may be required to perform stressful and physical activity. 
  • Respond to occasional emergency situations, at any hour, with short notice.    
  • Frequent lifting and moving up to 5 pounds and occasionally up to 30 pounds. 
  • Shift work including evenings, weekends, and holidays to ensure the successful completion of work assignments. 
  • Travel, as required.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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