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Security Guard 1

Job ID 5286229 Schedule Type Reg-Time Work Hours 40 Location Portland, Oregon
Job Description

Under direct supervision this full-time position has responsibility for providing security protection at Wells Fargo Cash Vaults. Performs assigned tasks from detailed instructions and established security policies and procedures. Protects Wells Fargo property, personnel and information by controlling the physical perimeter and interior of the site. Responds to unusual or emergency situations, security alarms or other suspicious activities using the appropriate degree of physical force and initiating appropriate actions as the situation dictates. Controls personnel and vehicle ingress/egress into and out of the facility. Be alert for potential security or safety concerns and report appropriately. Performs escort duties as assigned and necessary. Maintains all necessary paperwork, records and logs.  Maintains proficiency with all assigned weapons. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of all written and verbal security policies and procedures pertaining to assigned duties as well as a working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations, laws, ordinances and statutes.  Maintains a professional working relationship with all personnel at assigned site.

In this role it would be required to carry a Wells Fargo issued firearm and to pass a proficiency test and periodic qualifications with the firearm according to State, Federal, or Wells Fargo standards.   Must successfully complete the On-Site Security Training Program.  Must be able to work in a high security environment.  Must be mentally competent and capable of performing in an armed capacity.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ months of security experience
  • A valid Security Officer license
  • 21+ years of age

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Meet the State, Federal or local requirements to be licensed as an Armed Security Officer.
  • Possess a CPR / First Aid Certification
  • Experience with Access Control Systems and CCTV Monitors

Job Expectations

  • Ability to lift 40+ pounds
  • Strong physical capabilities may be needed
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed or scheduled


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.


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