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Operations Support Specialist
Richardson, TX

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Job Description

We are North America's leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Approximately 65% of our managers were internally promoted! We have great part-time and full-time positions available! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

Position Summary:This position is responsible for monitoring and response, emergency dispatching and incident report and analysis. Establishes, maintains and reviews schedules for all Security Assurance Center Emergency Response service; matches available officers and/or subcontractors to post; distributes schedules; coordinates with appropriate supervisor and management staff to contact and redeploy staff to fill call-offs; coordinates response to schedule changes and client requests; verifies that schedules are maintained real-time and validates that contractually stipulated officer requirements are met, and posts are filled with qualified personnel at proper pay/bill ratios. Coordinates efforts to input information into automated resource system; takes and logs calls from sites.

Description of Duties:

* Maintains site coverage at all times; tracks requests to ensure site coverage; responds to emergency situations, call-offs, and absences to ensure that client sites have coverage; acts as call in center for remote posts.
* Ensures that accurate timekeeping, payroll, and billing data is posted in automated payroll and billing system; interfaces with accounts receivable and payroll departments to make corrections as necessary.
* Holds margins at or above 23% and payroll/billing accuracy to 98% or better in accordance with company standards.
* Maintains current knowledge of client contracts and requirements.
* Provides phone and email monitoring for emergency security related services.
* Dispatching of unarmed, armed and Law Enforcement officers throughout the country in emergency situations.
* Capabilities for regional and worldwide monitoring exist and may be instituted on an as needed basis.
* Responsible for completing and maintaining documentation on requests from the beginning of the request from a client through the end of the process which includes providing pertinent information to our accounting staff for pay and bill purposes.
* Coordinates scheduling changes with Operations Managers, Off-Duty Officers and Subcontractors; serves as a liaison with clients and Operations Management, Off-Duty Officers and Subcontractors in resolving scheduling, training, billing and payroll challenges.

Performs tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for assigned office.

The above job description is subject to change. The Security Assurance Center Operator may be asked and expected to temporarily perform duties outside of the job description.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates Degree preferred and 3 years of related experience (1 of those years in an emergency response role is preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

* Understanding of security operations.
* Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
* Demonstrated knowledge of mathematical concepts including computation of rates, ratios, percentages, averages and reconciliation.
* Ability to understand and provide instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
* Ability to use personal computers and office productivity software.
* Ability to write logs and reports.
* Planning, organizing, and leadership skills.
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
* Ability to be an effective team member.
* Courteous telephone manner.
* Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
* Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.

Working Conditions:

Works inside of the office most of the time, monitoring all client sites.


Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Allied Universal will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or any other applicable state or local laws. We are committed to hiring veterans and reservists. Since 2013, we have hired over 25,000 heroes.

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