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Security Industry Overview


In a security job, you’ll protect people, property or businesses from fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism and crime.

Some common security jobs include:

  • Police Officers: They enforce the law, investigate crimes and patrol an area. They also respond to calls for help, write traffic tickets and provide the first response in emergencies.
  • Security Guards and Security Officers: In their security work, these professionals maintain order and protect people and property.
  • Airport Safety Officers and Transportation Security Screeners: Their jobs most commonly involve using technology to examine passengers and baggage for weapons or explosives. They also guard baggage and freight and seek out criminals who target the nation’s transportation system.

Other jobs in security include retail loss-prevention specialists who work with technology, merchandise auditors, human resources and operations professionals to reduce theft from stores; correctional officers; casino security professionals; armored car guards; and private detectives.

Security Job Market


The outlook for employment in security is mixed:

  • The number of police officer jobs will expand by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than average. There’s a lot of turnover at the local level due to low salaries, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, so jobs may open up even if the field doesn’t expand.
  • The BLS forecasts that security guard jobs will grow 19 percent from 2010 to 2020, about average for most jobs.
  • Airport safety officer jobs -- including transportation security screener jobs -- are expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, with many jobs being filled by the Transportation Safety Administration, the BLS says.

Security Salaries


Salaries in the security field are influenced by the level of training and education needed for the particular security career:

  • Police officers need at least a high school diploma and in some places, a college degree. They often must attend an academy. The median police officer salary was $54,230 in 2011, the BLS says.
  • The median salary for transportation security screeners -- federal employees who screen passengers and luggage at airports and other transportation facilities -- was $36,910 in 2011, the BLS reports. They must have a high school diploma or GED and complete a training program.
  • The median security guard salary was $23,900 in 2011, according to the BLS. Some, but not all, security guard jobs require a high school diploma or GED.
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RESPONSIBILITIES: The Contract Specialist is responsible for preparation of complex proposals, contract negotiations and administration of contracting activities and interaction with customers in accordance with company’s policies and procedures, applicable laws, customer’s requirements, and sound business judgment. Duties also include developing, negotiating and administering purchase orders and...
We are currently looking for entry level and experienced agents that are coachable team players and have the desire along with the work ethic to earn their way to management. Those that are applying for a management position need to have experience in recruiting, office management, sales, customer service and team leadership. At Midwest we represent CenturyLink the third largest telecommunications...
Loss Prevention associates are responsible for protecting company assets from internal/external theft, fraud, and paperwork errors. LP Lead is also responsible for supervising 2 LP Investigators. Job Duties - Perform camera surveillance, detecting and preventing shoplifters, and detecting and investigating dishonest employees. - Perform operational audits, enforce merchandise protection standards,...
ABOUT THE JOB Ensure a safe and secure environment for co-workers and visitors that protects our assets and minimizes liabilities and losses to secure IKEA as the best home furnishings company in the local market YOUR ASSIGNMENT Your main tasks will include: . Ensure compliance with IKEA Risk Management standards on a consistent basis via a regular series of audits, follow-up, education & training...
WANTED: CERTIFIED FIREFIGHTER/EMT The City of Big Spring, TX is accepting applications for certified firefighters. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 P.M. ON APRIL 30, 2014 Completed applications must be filed with the City of Big Spring Human Resources Office at 310 Nolan Street, Big Spring, Texas 79720 Phone: 432-264-2347 Job application and information available online at www.mybigspring.com $2,400 Reloca...
Imperial Security needs 5 Security Officers to fill Jobs in the Pomona-Walnut CA areas $9 to $11 per hour * ALL SHIFTS * Rapid Advancement & Overtime Available Uniforms Provided "Apply today start Tomorrow" YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CALIFORNIA GUARD CARD Click "APPLY" to submit your resume....
Imperial Security Security Guard Jobs $8.00-$10.00 Hour Birmingham, AL area available * ALL SHIFTS * Rapid Advancement & Overtime Available Call now for an interview "apply today work tomorrow" Call 866-840-2066 - 7 days weekly Click "APPLY" to forward your resume....
Overview: As a Retail Security Detective, you will protect the assets of the Company, help maintain a safe business environment and monitor and enforce Associate compliance to Company policies and rules of conduct. You will be responsible for promoting shortage prevention and awareness and conducting audits. In addition, you will work to detect and apprehend shoplifters and other customers who com...
Overview: As a Macy's Loss Prevention/Security Detective, you'll help us protect our company's assets. You will perform internal and external surveillances using our state-of-the-art detection and investigation systems, as well as put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test in resolving complex investigations. Working in partnership with your Manager, store team, and fellow LP team...
Overview: The responsibility of the Loss Prevention Manager (LPM) is to support their assigned stores business plan and the direction of Corporate Loss Prevention by providing leadership, expertise, and training to their assigned store for the reduction of inventory shortage and controllable losses. To be successful the LPM must consistently demonstrate the following core competencies. Key Account...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of New Mexico at our Albuquerque, NM site. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week. The primary role...
Tec-Masters, Inc. (TMI) is seeking Field Artillery officer's with a Gunnery Instructor experience for positions at Fort Sill, OK. *Hiring is contingent upon a contract award* Scope of work: Three training developers to conduct analysis, design, and development of the course of instruction for FA BOLC-B including modifications to instructor certification plans where necessary to achieve instruction...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of New Mexico at our Santa Fe, NM site. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week. The primary role of...
Job Description We are seeking a hard-working and highly motivated Surveillance Insurance Claims Investigator to join our growing team of professionals. The Surveillance Insurance Claims Investigator is primarily focused on conducting surveillance investigations in order to gather potential evidence of fraud on an insurance claim. This position reports directly to the Case Manager and Operations M...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of New Mexico at our Las Cruces, NM site. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week. The primary role...
Tec-Masters, Inc. (TMI) is seeking an Education and Training Development professional for a position at Fort Sill, OK. *Hiring is contingent upon contract award* Masters in Education and 2 years documented experience as a project lead for military or civilian institutional training development. All task order employees shall have experience in using all Microsoft Office products. At minimum, one o...
Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention Detective position. Key Accountabilities: - Communicate suspicious activity to Security - Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: - Prior retail security experience preferred - Ability to adapt to possible stressful situations - A...
COURT SECURITY OFFICER SHARED POSITION MVM, Inc., a growing security government contractor, has a vacancy for a shared Court Security Officer (CSO) to work in the District of Oklahoma at our Oklahoma City, OK site. Standard schedule is working minimum of 20 hours a week. Position requires being available and flexible to accommodate unplanned security schedules up to 40 hours/week. The primary role...
Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention Detective position. Key Accountabilities: - Communicate suspicious activity to Security - Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: - Prior retail security experience preferred - Ability to adapt to possible stressful situations - A...
Overview: As a Macy's Loss Prevention/Security Detective, you'll help us protect our company's assets. You will perform internal and external surveillances using our state-of-the-art detection and investigation systems, as well as put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test in resolving complex investigations. Working in partnership with your Manager, store team, and fellow LP team...
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