Gate Clerk / Warehouse Security

Company: Location:
RWS Louisville, KY

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Description
RoadLink Workforce Solutions enables our clients to create value for their labor intensive activities within the distribution center (DC) environment. We provide a variety of specialized services, all designed to help our clients gain efficiency and improve productivity within the boundaries of the DC.

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting directly to Security Manager and/or Security Team Lead, the Security Guard is responsible for preventing property loss through theft, vandalism and fire and to protect the safety of the Kentucky Distribution Center associates and visitors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
(Other job duties may be assigned)
-Responsible for day to day operations of security located in Customer warehouse
-Log in all visitors to the facility. Notify person being visited by phone prior to visitor access
-Maintain logs of all incoming and outgoing tractors and trailers, both on paper and electronically as required. Conduct inspections of all outgoing passenger vehicles, both visitor and employee
-Monitor the Simplex alarm system
-Conduct rounds once per shift, every shift. Highly visible on rounds and conducts extra patrols when specialty items are in the warehouse as directed.
-Random fire extinguisher inspections
-Ensures a culture of safety throughout the local site by following all safety policies and procedures.
-Develop relationships with all clients' management team
-Acts as constant communication link between RWS management, associates and client-management

REQUIREMENTS:
-The ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
-The ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
-The ability to work overtime, including weekends and holidays
-Reliable transportation to and from work
-Working knowledge of OSHA regulations and requirements
-Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions

Education, Training and Experience preferred
-High school diploma or equivalent
-Prior experience in security and loss prevention preferred, but will train the right person
-Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.

Knowledge, Skills and abilities Required
-Organized -- Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task. Ability to effectively organize own schedule to ensure timely completion of all projects within the scheduled time-frames.
-Accuracy -- Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
-Detail Oriented -- Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
-Communication - Ability to read, write and understand English.
-Customer Oriented -- Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures. Ability to interact with customers and drivers in a professional and effective manner in order to produce required sales goals established for region.
-Diversity Oriented -- Ability to work effectively with others. Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with client, co-workers, and managers of the Company.
-Safety Awareness -- Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect individual and others safety. Ability to safely perform all required physical job duties wearing personal protective equipment, including but not limited to steel-toed shoes, gloves, and goggles.
-Ability to quickly and appropriately react to situations in the warehouse environment; prioritize time and resources to provide resolution
-Communicate effectively, clearly and concisely with all audiences; to keep others informed.
-Ability to listen carefully to input and feedback and adapt return feedback to fit audience
-Self-motivated and motivates others to accomplish important objectives despite a complex environment and multiple demands; creates a sense of urgency; delegates appropriately
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Exercises independent discretion and judgment
-The ability to follow verbal and written communications/directions
-Attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
-Superior organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Proven leadership, customer service and problem-solving skills
-The ability to multi-task

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
-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 is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 50 -- 75 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
-The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions, including hot and cold temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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