Security Guard


Roanoke, VA

We are looking for an experienced Security Guard who will provide “Security with a smile” while implementing policies and procedures to protect the assets of John C. Nordt, including personnel and inventory. This team player works effectively independently or as a part of a small group and will maintain confidentiality at all times.

Day Shift Monday - Friday

Responsibilities include:

  • Control personnel movement in and out of the secured areas
  • Perform required plant opening and/or closing procedures
  • Act as liaison with police, fire and rescue personnel
  • Verify any products entering or leaving the secured area
  • Answer phone and coordinate visitor access to the facility
  • Assist Shipping Department by processing packages being shipped out by USPS, UPS, and FedEx

Successful candidates should have the following:

  • 3 years of Security experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficient operating security equipment including CCTV, X-Ray machines, and hand scanners
  • Ability to deal with problems in a calm and professional manner
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office applications
  • Reliable with a strong work ethic
  • Reliable transportation and valid Driver’s License
  • Physically able to sit, stand and walk throughout the shift
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds on an infrequent basis

Security Guards are required to obtain and maintain a current DCJS unarmed security certificate.

What we offer:

  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • 2 weeks paid vacation to start
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid personal days
  • 40 hours paid sick time per calendar year
  • 401(k) Plan with a company match
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Vision insurance and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability plans
  • Corporate discount program
  • Annual bonus program

We have been in business for over 150 years!

John C. Nordt, a brand of LeachGarner, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of precious metal products to the jewelry industry. The company was founded in 1872 in New York City and has operated in Roanoke since 1984. Nordt’s 45,000 square foot manufacturing plant has been specifically designed to fabricate precious metals products including wedding bands, diamond rings, bracelets and tubing of highest quality.

LeachGarner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment at LeachGarner is based solely on an individual’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence.

LeachGarner does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.

It is LeachGarner’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.