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Security Guard

Req #: 170107513_1
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Admin & Facilities Services
Job Description:

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

The Global Security & Investigations (GS&I) Team provides security protection, investigation, resiliency and crisis management services in support of J.P. Morgan Chase, its employees, customers, assets, and facilities throughout the world.  This responsibility includes the development of security and safety policies and procedures, regulatory and legislative compliance, Security Guard management, alarm response, branch and corporate building security, customer safety, physical crime investigations, workplace violence, fire and life safety, executive protection, due diligence, pre-employment screening, security operations globally, fraud Investigations and cyber security.  This mission is executed through the implementation of technology, best in class talent and client collaboration.

You are applying to a Security Guard position with JP Morgan Chase. As a Security Guard some of your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the safety and security of critical areas and personnel
  • Inspecting grounds premises or property
  • Controlling and monitoring access to buildings
  • Reporting fire and safety hazards
  • Alarm management and response
  • Counter surveillance
  • Emergency response
  • Crisis management
  • Special events security
  • Defusing difficult situations
  • May involve
    • Special event security
    • Executive security
    • Annual security clearance
  • Shifts include nights and weekends



  • Must have active NY State Security License
  • CPR and first aid certification
  • Training in fire safety and crime prevention
  • Have at least an Associate‚Äôs Degree, or have law enforcement or US military background with honorable discharge, AND a minimum of five (5) years prior Security Officer experience
  • Capable of handling the physical requirements of the position (corrected vision at a minimum level of 20/50, able to hear and understand normal conversations at a distance of 10 feet)
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and converse clearly in English
  • Practice normal hygiene and personal cleanliness, neat in dress and appearance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of:
    • Critical infrastructure security operations
    • Technical security
    • Alarm management
    • Mobile communication and incident reporting applications
  • Customer and client focus
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