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Job Reference: SS12417
Number of Positions: 2
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: $0.00 - $0.00
Location: Libertyville
G4S Region: Americas
Country:United States

G4S Business Unit:
Closing Date: 20/03/2014

Job Introduction:

The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Security Receptionist.  In this position, you will perform administrative and office support activities for multiple client representatives. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, filing, payroll processing, accounts payable processing and faxing.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities.  We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

  • Access Control 
  • Notify the appropriate personnel in an emergency
  • Notify, direct, and assist emergency personnel in the event of an emergency 
  • Directing visitors to the appropriate areas
  • Answering phones 
  • Report all building utility/ service issues as observed and instructed to facilities

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass any State-required training and any other qualifications for licensing

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • Prior work experience in an administrative support role
    • Prior work experience or educational coursework in a field requiring direct internal and/or external customer interaction

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to mediate conflict with tact, diplomacy
  • Ability to compile, sort, and interpret data
  • Ability to coach, mentor, motivate


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must not use illegal drugs. Must be able to pass a drug test with negative results (except when undergoing documented medical treatment). 
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, including criminal history, personal references, employment and education verifications, and Department of Motor Vehicle and credit checks if applicable
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Office

Major activity:  Working on PC while sitting

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Limited, to include some standing, bending, light lifting up to 10 pounds, and limited stretching and reaching

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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