Oriental Trading Company, Inc.

Security Officer III

Location US-NE-La Vista
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Oriental Trading Company


As our Security Officer III, you will be responsible for performing duties as an armed security officer maintaining a secure corporate environment by enforcing access control and safety/security related policies and procedures. Minimum 3 years local, state, federal or military law enforcement related experience required. Must possess State of Nebraska Concealed Carry Permit.

Detailed Description

Essential Functions:

  • In the event of a threat of serious bodily injury or death, the armed Security Officer’s role is to respond with appropriate force necessary to stop the threat
  • Maintains secure surroundings by enforcing access control
  • Roves through company facilities to ensure a safe environment
  • Escorts terminated employees, or disruptive individuals, off company premises
  • Responds to emergency situations such as fires, accidents, injuries and disturbances in the workplace
  • Reports all abnormal situations to Security Shift Supervisor
  • Completes daily written reports of shift activities
  • Provides service of the highest level while maintaining all company information confidential
  • Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company
  • Maintains regular, predictable attendance
  • Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors
  • Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice

Marginal Functions:

  • May be required to perform any of the above functions at any of the company locations
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned

Here’s what you need to join the fun:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires good written and verbal communication skills
  • CPR certified
  • The ability to communicate and understand English in either written form or verbally
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and make decisions
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities
  • Possess exceptional ability to exercise good judgment and make responsible decisions
  • Understand laws regarding the use of force
  • Knowledgeable of Nebraska law and Omaha city ordinances applicable to company property and employees
  • Detail oriented, organized and possess excellent follow through skills



  • Minimum 3 years local, state, federal or military law enforcement related experience required.


Other Qualifications and Physical Requirements

  • Must be in sufficient physical condition to perform duties as assigned
  • Must be able to physically control persons by using appropriate and necessary force
  • Must be alert and ready to deal with security emergencies
  • Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to hear
  • Must be able to walk frequently, use elevators and climb open grate stairways
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be flexible to work a variety of shifts with short notice
  • A valid driver’s license and driving record in accordance with OTC standards is required for operation of company vehicles
  • Required to pass annual handgun efficiency certification
  • Possess State of Nebraska Concealed Carry Permit

Description of Working Conditions:

Work takes place in a typical office environment that may require sitting for extended periods of time and/or frequent use of finger dexterity.


All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today!


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Oriental Trading Company (www.orientaltrading.com), is the nation’s largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys and novelties, and a leading provider of teaching supplies and affordable home décor and giftware. Founded in 1932 by a Japanese American, the Oriental Trading' history of fun spans the better part of the last century. Today, Oriental Trading offers more than 60,000 products to individuals, teachers, schools, churches, businesses and nonprofits. With a corporate vision to “Make Life More Fun,” Oriental Trading (a Berkshire Hathaway company) spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; Oriental Trading, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.




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