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Security Receptionist / French or Italian Speaking a Plus - Corporate Office Luxury Eyewear Client - Midtown, Manhattan

at Allied Universal

Posted: 11/14/2018
Job Reference #: 241699

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-NY-New York | US-NY-Brooklyn | US-NY-Bronx | US-NY-Bronx | US-NY-Staten Island
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Security Officer
    Workdays Available
    Monday - Friday
    Shifts Available
    Afternoon, Morning
  • Overview

    We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 160,000 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! ?You too can start with little, to no security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories. We have great part-time and flexible schedules! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

    Job Description

    Allied Universal is currently searching for 2 bi-lingual receptionists for our new Luxury Brand Client located in mid-town Manhattan at 5th Avenue, New York, NY.

    The ideal candidates should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    • Bilingual English plus Italian or French
    • Comfortable working in a midtown NYC 5th Avenue Corporate Setting
    • Knowledge of Western European Culture and Customs a plus
    • Greet all guests entering the building professionally
    • Communicate professionally and effective with all levels of personnel in building from visitors/vendors to the CEO
    • Answer phone calls and direct callers to the correct department
    • Utilize Visitor Management System
    • Have the aptitude to learn the emergency evacuation procedures
    • Enforce the security/access control policies and procedures
    • Compensation is based on experience and skill set
    • Monday through Friday 7 am to 2:30 or 2:30 pm to 10 pm with occassional weekend morning/afternoon shifts


    • Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalent
    • Possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner
    • As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws
    • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills
    • Have intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
    • Ability to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently
    • Able to:
      • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat
      • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
      • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
      • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time


    In the Security Industry, a Professional Security Officer may be required to possess a guard card/license depending on the state in which they are employed. The guard card/license is paid for by the owner of the license and becomes the property of that individual.


    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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