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Security Officer II

Company: Elanco Animal Health Incorporated
Location: Clinton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.Position Description:Clinton Labs' Emergency Services Department is responsible for ownership and administration of Asset protection, Loss Prevention, Life Safety Systems and Emergency Response for Clinton Laboratories. Positions within this department include Emergency Services Coordinator and Emergency Services Officer. This position provides the primary Asset protection and emergency services function for the plant. Asset protection services include perimeter checks, surveillance, physical checks, traffic management and access control. Emergency services responsibilities include fire, spill & release mitigation, confined space rescue, and medical response.This position will offer a one-time sign-on bonus of $2,500!Basic Minimum QualificationsEducation/Experience:

  • High School/GED
  • Current or prior participation on an emergency response team (Fire Brigade/Hazmat - Elanco or external) is required and will be considered in candidate selection.
  • Site and/or Elanco approved emergency response training must be taken as soon as possible in the disciplines of Hazmat, Firefighting, Confined Space Rescue, and Emergency Medical Service. Annual refresher training is required.
  • FF 1 & 2
  • Hazmat Awe/Ops
  • EMT-BRequired Skills:
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer skills: position requires use of several common computer business applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, calendaring and computerized procedure systems.)
    • Well-organized, self-starter, ability to problem solve.
    • Be able to train others and develop meaningful scenarios.
    • Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner to all employees, guests, and contractors.
    • Facilitate customer business processes by understanding company policies and business needs.
    • The ability to make and execute prioritized decisions protecting life safety, the environment, and site assets (in that order) under high stress conditions, under an incident command structure, is required.
    • Must pass ERT Medical Panel and quantitative fit test for SCBA.
    • State of Indiana Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B or higher) or certification thru National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
    • State of Indiana Firefighter I/II or International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Firefighter I/II
    • State of Indiana Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations or International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Hazmat 1st Responder Awareness/Operations. Must obtain State of Indiana Hazardous Materials Technician or International fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Hazmat Technician within 2 years of accepting job offer.Additional Preferences:
      • Possess demonstrated leadership ability - either in emergency response and/or in another leadership capacity ("step-up" supervisor, etc.).
      • Ability to serve as Incident Commander within the site incident command systemFunctions, Duties, Tasks:Emergency Services Normal Operations
        • Primary interface with all visitors, employees, contractors, delivery or other service personnel.
        • Complete daily, weekly and monthly tasks and inspections
        • Conduct Indiana Dept of Homeland Security Asset protection perimeter checks.
        • Processes incoming traffic/deliveries
        • Makes clear, concise Plant announcements via E.A. System.
        • Must maintain confidential/sensitive information.
        • Must be available and willing to work extensive overtime to adequately staff department.
        • Process incoming phone calls courteously and professionally.
        • Function as an instructor/leader during training of emergency responders.
        • Be able to professionally confront individuals violating site policies for which Emergency Services are responsible.Emergency Services Special Operations (some dependent upon DHS threat levels)
          • May have to conduct search of all vehicles entering plant.
          • May have to conduct bomb searches.
          • May be required to escort individual (employee, visitor, and contractor) from plant.
          • May be required to monitor severe weather from mobile unit.Emergency Services
            • Provide primary response to all fires, spills, rescues, and medical incidents.
            • Operate in the role of emergency response team Incident commander and Operational division Chief during emergencies and training.
              • Develop proficiency in operating and training on all emergency response and asset protection equipment including fire trucks, ambulance and patient assessment tools, radios, environmental monitors, fire and haz mat PPE, rescue rigs and extraction tools, supplied air, alarm systems, scales, intrusion detection, etc.Safety
                • Assure a safe environment for training the ERT, during actual or simulated responses, and in all daily departmental activities.
                • Participate in pre-emergency planning and assist in the implementation of the emergency plans with building representatives.
                • Participate in Process Hazard Reviews, as necessary.
                • Primary resource for monitoring and communicating severe weather in site vicinity.
                • Explains Plant Safety policies to visitors, contractors, etc.Loss Prevention Support
                  • Assist with PMs and other testing of the fire protection and life safety systems (alarms and announcement systems).Project Team Support
                    • Own or support departmental projects as assigned.
                    • Interface with Maintenance, Loss Prevention, HSE, Procurement, contractors, and third parties relating to emergency services/asset protection systems.Process Improvement
                      • Assist in procedure reviews and improvements to departmental processes.
                      • Use personal expertise and experience to assist department in continuous improvement.
                      • Attend required or mandatory training to maintain minimum certifications and higher-level expertise, as determined by the departmental training team and regulations.Other Information:
                        • Emergency response situations or departmental staffing needs may necessitate overtime after normal business hours and on weekends
                        • Individual will be required to work holidays (as scheduled) and extensive overtime.
                        • This position requires incumbent to download designated emergency response app. and respond, if possible, to emergency call-in.
                        • Some travel (overnight or out of town) may be necessary for training.
                        • Must maintain a valid driver's license.
                        • May be required to complete a criminal background check and drug testing as per Elanco procedures.
                        • Person must be able to work in a variety of industrial environments, including production areas that may involve the presence of allergens.
                        • Completion of Post Offer Exam (POE), Completion of Work Simulation (SIM) or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
                        • Work hours are 4:45 - 17:00 on fixed A, B, C, & D rotating shifts. The particular shift (A, B, C, D) for this position has not yet been determined and after training you will go straight days or night depending on business need and seniority.
                        • The amount of Overtime (OT) varies by area (department) and individual role. It is neither consistent nor regular. It will fluctuate between 0% to more than 20% over the calendar year.
                        • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
                        • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an all in-inclusive list of responsibilities.#LI-MNLNNotification of Drug testing and Background ChecksElanco conducts urinalysis drug testing as a mandatory part of its pre-employment application and background check process after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment by an applicant. The drug testing will be conducted by a certified laboratory/testing service selected by Elanco, in accordance with the procedures required by applicable state and federal law. Additionally, Elanco requires successful completion of a urinalysis drug test if it has reasonable suspicion that an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol which adversely affects or could adversely affect the employee's job performance as allowed by applicable law. Tested applicants will be given a copy of any positive test result. All test results shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed by Elanco, other than to those persons for whom such disclosure is necessary. Positive test results, or a refusal to consent to and participate in pre-employment drug testing, shall be grounds for denial of employment. Cooperation in scheduling the testing is important for processing an application for employment. By signing your acceptance to an offer of employment, you consent to be drug tested and acknowledge you have thoroughly read the foregoing notice and policy, and you understand and agree that in order to be considered for employment with Elanco, you will be required to comply with Elanco's drug testing policy. Elanco's background check requirements also include but are not limited to an acceptable criminal background check, educational verification, job history verification and motor vehicle report (if required to drive a company vehicle). If appropriate for the role, as outlined on the job posting, successful completion of Post Offer Exam, Work Simulation and/or Administrative Skills Testing may also be required.Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, Champaign , Security Officer II, Other , Clinton, Illinois

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