Access Control Officer

Company: Full Time Parsons Corporation
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: July 18, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Access Control Officer to join our team! In this role you will be the first point of contact for a diverse range of visitors and will play a key role in ensuring the safety and security of everyone visiting and/or working on site.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Receive all applications for all forms of required access to the premises and review all applications for entry to ensure they are correctly filled as required and all information relating to the identity of the visitor as well as the purpose of visit is properly captured.
  • Make a note of any additional information based on his observations and forward for approval/signature all applications received for access after proper scrutiny and review.
  • Exhibit a high degree of motivation toward providing guest satisfaction by displaying a friendly approach to guest service.   In addition, he must be able to deal with many guests and/or employees each day in a positive, friendly, and professional manner.
  • Carry out periodic inspections of the access control devices at all entrances to ensure they are functioning properly.
  • Control public and visitor access through the use handheld metal detectors, baggage/hand delivered mail and parcels screening and gender specific physical searching of visitors as necessary.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Minimum completion of Secondary Education (12 year) followed by formal training in security or military operations.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English & Arabic languages fluently.
  • Must have previous supervisory experience or proper training (Security, Military, and/or Law Enforcement).
  • 5-year relevant experience in a classified contract guard environment.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Incumbent must have good written and oral communications skills along with interpersonal and team working skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

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