Security Associate

Job Locations US-PA-Pittston
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2022 4:53 PM)
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PA Front of Building 5-small




Prime, Inc.

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.


Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.


Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.


Prime's Security Associate guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry by performing the following duties.


  • Periodically patrols buildings and grounds of the work site.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.
  • Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels persons engaging in suspicious or criminal acts.
  • Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.
  • Sound alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Permits authorized persons to enter property.
  • Records data such as property damage, unusual occurences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff.
  • Regulates vehicle and pedestrian traffic at company entrance to maintain orderly flow.
  • Monitors high-value loads via computer system to ensure drivers are following high-value regulations.
  • Communicate with the Operations department and other security associates regarding any high-value load issues or violations.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Wednesday-Saturday 06:00-18:00
  • Act 235 cert required



Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.



Must be knowledgeable in basic corporate security procedures and emergency management techniques.



Must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and be able to work quickly and independently.  Must be willing to work overtime and be flexible on hours.  Good computer skills including the ability to type at least 40 WPM. 


Experience, Education, and Training

Four year degree or equivalent experience preferred. Act 235 cert required. Law enforcement or military experience preferred.  Must demonstrate a solid work history and possess an excellent driving record.


Physical Requirements

Additional qualifications are needed but will be discussed upon interview.


Working Environment

Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment.



Valid driver’s license.


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