Security Guard at Pelican Products in Torrance, California

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:


Under general supervision, performs a broad range of duties in the areas of security. Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; logging and directing visitors.

What You'll Do:

  • Works to detect or prevent unauthorized entry.Logs in employees. Manages passenger and truck traffic entering/exiting.

  • Logs in and directs visitors; ensuring that all visitors are aware of Pelican's visitor policy.

  • Monitors alarm systems and electronic surveillance equipment and responds to locally activated fire, burglary or other alarms by reporting incidents to appropriate personnel.

  • Locks and unlocks gates and doors at designated times.

  • Permits authorized personnel entrance to closed or restricted areas within the plant and detains unidentified or unauthorized persons.

  • Observes and reports incidents of visitors or employees to appropriate personnel.

  • Conducts security and fire patrols using a location reader.

  • Relays reports of criminal activity to the appropriate law enforcement jurisdiction and participates in organized searches if a bomb threat is received.

  • Reports safety hazards and/or malfunctioning equipment.

  • Responds to accidents and provides first aid if needed.

  • Completes health screenings as needed.

  • Writes daily activity, incident, traffic accident, and injury reports.

  • May operate miscellaneous equipment and/or motor vehicles as required.

  • May operate or assist with the cleaning of the camera and DVR systems.

  • Provides security to the main lobby and answers all incoming phone calls.

  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows and enforces safety guidelines and procedures in accordance with the job.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in security or related field.

  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License

  • Must possess a valid Guard Registration Card

  • Professional communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Current First Aid Card

  • Active listening skills

  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively and identify critical issues quickly and accurately.

  • Basic skillswith Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to work the following schedule:12-hour Shifts, Days, Nights, Weekends and Holidays with rotating days off.


  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican's objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.

  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.

  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.

  • Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.

  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be constantly required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e., stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e., climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.