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Security Guard


Sylmar, CA, US, 91342

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.



Observes, Reports, Maintain Visibility, and Provides Service to all departments, employees, visitors, customers, contractors, or vendors. Applicant must have a valid California Bureau of Security and Investigate Services license.




  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property on foot or in a vehicle while deterring trespassing and observing suspicious activities. Ability to multi-task and work alone.
  • Ability to use Bosch Operator Client DVR system, Windows computer program, and Microsoft Office programs. Using a two-way radio and smart cell phone to promptly document patrol duties, tour scans, and incident reports.
  • Ability to respond and identify alarms for fire, burglar, HVAC, and generator alarms on designated panels or UPS backup systems.
  • Ability to inspect and report manufacturing or HVAC equipment in alarm for correction or shut down.
  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities in building security measures and/or facility operations and informing violators of Company policy and procedures.
  • Enforces parking policies and assignments with employees, contractors, and visitors on private property areas.
  • Follows post instructions and security policies and guidelines. Obtains signatures, contractor information, and receipts for company business transactions.
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned in collaboration with other team members.
  • Ensures secured areas are frequently audited by conducting foot and vehicle patrols.
  • Maintains the organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements, company guidelines, and uniform standards.
  • Monitor and control access at building entrances, common areas, and vehicle gates
  • Perform first aid or CPR, transport an injured person to the clinic, or contact emergency services.
  • Ability to identify visitors, contractors, and government service representatives and ask for appropriate documents and identification.
  • Ability to direct employees and visitors during an emergency. Ensures employee and visitor safety.
  • Ability to learn and work with multiple tools of the Security profession trade.
  • Ability to identify and report incidents of aggressive behavior.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to make verbal and written notifications to Executive level management at all hours.


Key Competencies:


  • Surveillance Skills, Deals with Uncertainty, Judgment, Objectivity, Dependability, Emotional Control, Integrity, Safety Management, Professionalism, Reporting Skills
  • Ability to operate alarms and emergency equipment and call the police or other emergency services.



  • None





High School Diploma or general education degree.


A minimum of 2 years of documented Security experience is required, preferably in the manufacturing industry.  Military and Law Enforcement (including Explorer program) experience desired.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Have a current and valid guard card/license as per the California Bureau of Security & Investigative Services. CPR and AED training is desired—a valid and active Class C Driver’s License.

Computer Skills:

Bosch Operator Client DVR system, Windows computer programs, Microsoft Office programs. Knowledgeable use of a smart mobile device and mobile phone applications for data entry and processing is desired.

Mathematical Abilities:

High School Diploma abilities.

Analytical or Reasoning Abilities:

Security and Safety knowledge.

Communication Skills: (Writing, Foreign Language, Reasoning)

Ability to write up reports and provide instructions to employees on security matters. Spanish speaking is a plus.

Other Skills (Technical or Other special knowledge and abilities)

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing concisely. Incident Report Writing and Daily Activity Report skills experienced desired.


Forklift driving when needed.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.)


  • Regularly required to walk, sit and stand for prolonged periods.
  • Gross manual dexterity (operating a motor vehicle) is also required.
  • Ability to reach with arms and hands; bend, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl and see and hear.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods up to 10 hours/day, to walk up to 10 hours/day and/or sit for up to 30-60 minutes/day, twisting or bending up to 10 hours/day, overhead work up to 10 hours as needed per production area.
  • Ability to lift/pull/push 50 lbs. up to 50 % of the shift.”
  • Ability to lift items up to 50 lbs. or heavier if another team member is available.
  • Able to work night shifts and on weekends when required.
  • Able to work overtime as needed.



  • Manufacturing Environment – safety gear such as steel toe shoes, safety glasses, protective arm or sleeve guards, and earplugs will be required and provided.

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $19.56   - $22.50  

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

Job Function : Manufacturing & Operations

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: HVAC, Data Entry, Power Systems, Warehouse, Forklift, Operations, Administrative, Energy, Manufacturing

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