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Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Special Response Team/Armed Officer in Reno, Nevada

SUMMARY *Must have a current Nevada CCW, LEOSA, or Armed Credentials* Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is recruiting highly motivated and knowledgeable individuals to be a part of a new enhanced security component that will add to the overall preparedness of the existing security team. Candidates will provide the most responsive, knowledgeable and courteous service by protecting the company, its assets and most importantly, the guests and employees through observing, reporting and taking action. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. * Serve and promote a safe environment for hotel guests and employees through keen observation * Stand Stationary/mobile posts inside/outside the hotel as directed by the supervisor, Director of Security or his/her representative * Respond to suspicious, unusual or emergency situations using the appropriate escalation of force up to and including armed response by following established protocols * Respond in a calm demeanor for any/all emergency situations that may arise, i.e., bomb threats, medicals, deaths, domestic disturbance, etc. * Will maintain proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment and firearm. * Stand stationary/mobile posts inside/outside the hotel as directed by the supervisor, Director of Security or his/her representative. * Will be required to use rapid and sound judgement in responding to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation level of force. * Will work in an environment and under conditions that require carrying authorized weapons and ammunition, the use of protective gear and devices, and awareness of personal safety and safety of others. * Must meet and continue to meet applicable training related to handgun qualification. * Patrol the property on a continual basis to assess and observe potential threats or suspicious activity * At all times the officer will handle him/herself in a calm, professional and courteous manner to guests, co-workers, employees and individuals on the property. * Address any problem and/or incident on property and communicate with the supervisor during the tour of duty. * Be observant in all areas inside/outside of the hotel for safety concerns or suspicious circumstances. * Use good judgment, reason and a calm demeanor when approaching or responding to a volatile situation or an armed situation. * In the event of an emergency or similar situation take control and instruct fellow co-workers, employees and guests as to the best course of action to take. * Complete investigations and subsequent reports by asking questions pertinent to the situation such as; who, what, where why, how, etc. in order to gather sufficient details to thoroughly satisfy investigation/report requirements. Use a computer report writing system to complete reports, and be able to follow through/up on any given report * Make constant contact with both customers/employees to provide optimal service. This includes contact with various hotel departments in an effort to provide/obtain pertinent information needed for guest service, investigations, etc. * Liaise with outside law enforcement and maintain good communications skills and professionalism with agencies such as Police Officials, Fire Department, FBI, Secret Service and Governmental Officials. * Must hold and maintain a CCW issued by a political subdivision of the State of Nevada, current armed work credential issued by a political subdivision of the State of Nevada, be presently employed as an active duty Law Enforcement officer in the State of Nevada, or is a retired law enforcement officer who holds a current Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) card. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a track record of performing each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must demonstrate ability to safely handle firearms and meet shooting qualification requirements. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Former military with combat MOS/and/or/tactical law enforcement experience required. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Must be 21 years of age Must complete a psychological evaluation, paid for by GSR, and accompanying interview, and pass with a satisfactory/passing score, results will be forwarded to GSR Human Resources as pass/fail Must participate in and pass company paid pre-employment range and shooting qualifications Must submit to and pass company paid drug screen test Must submit to company paid background check Must obtain and maintain a valid Alcohol Awareness Card Must obtain Nevada Armed Gaming Control Board Registration Must pass Physical Agility Test consisting of a 100-yard dash – 30 second time limit, 150 lbs sandbag/dummy drag – 1 minute time limit, and 15 pushups. – 1 minute time limit. Must have a current Nevada CCW, LEOSA card, or Armed Credential (Example-Armed PILB) POST-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS You will be required to complete the following mandatory steps, post job offer, before beginning employment/working or attending New Hire Orientation: 1. Obtain and maintain a valid Alcohol Awareness Card, present card to GSR Human Resources 2. Obtain and maintain a registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board, initiate registration with GSR Human Resources and complete all necessary steps. 3. Successful completion of initial and quarterly firearms range assessment, focusing on decision making, weapons handling, weapons safety, marksmanship, and ability to adapt and learn new concepts. 4. Successful completion of a 100-yard dash – 30 second time limit, 150 pound sandbag/dummy drag – 1 minute time limit, and 15 pushups – 1 minute time limit. 5. Maintain a current Nevada CCW, LEOSA card, or Armed Credential (Example-Armed PILB) for length of employment in SRT OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Ability to pass rigorous agility test in prescribed period of time. Complete and pass a TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) course of the company’s choosing. Flexible to work all shifts including holidays, nights, and weekend hours as business needs dictate. Previous experience in security field or background in military or law enforcement is required. Effective time management and multi-tasking abilities are a must, a professional appearance is required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION Ability to obtain/ maintain all government required licenses or certification (CCW/LEOSA/Armed Credentials, Alcohol Awareness, Nevada Gaming Registration, etc). PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee: must be able to maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude to work under pressure in a fast-paced, casino environment and effectively deal with customers, management, employees and others. Is regularly required to sit; stand; walk and move through all areas of the casino; speak and hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel. May reach with hands and arms above shoulder level; bend/stoop, squat, balance, kneel, lift and push/pull. May be required to physically take someone into custody or place them under arrest. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 5 0 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance visions, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST * 100 METER DASH – under 30 seconds * 15 PUSH UPS – 1 minute time limit * 150 lbs body/dummy drag – 1 minute time limit LANGUAGE SKILLS Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Must possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively with business contacts and employees at all levels of the company. Must possess a strong attention to detail and presentation skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, staff, customers, and general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions through decisive judgment. Ability to interpret and follow through on a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a smoke-filled environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Grand Sierra Resort reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary. As a part of Grand Sierra Resort’s employment process, finalist candidates will be required to complete all pre-employment requirements including but not limited to a drug test and background review. Grand Sierra Resort Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national Department: GSR - Security Company: Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Age Requirement: Must be 21 years or Over # of openings: 2