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Security Guard Overview

Security Guards keep customers and employees safe at businesses, malls and events. Private Security Guards usually occupy one of two positions: static guards, who remain on watch in a single location, or mobile guards, who patrol the grounds and make sure no one is in an unauthorized area. Security Guards are called when someone makes threats, shoplifts or otherwise causes trouble. While some guards have the power of arrest, others detain lawbreakers until the local police arrive. Similar security jobs include positions such as armed security guards.

Security Guard Educational Requirements

To find work as a Security Guard, at least a high school diploma or GED is required. Positions in high-class facilities, such as casinos, often require at least a bachelor's degree. There are Security Guard training programs available from certain technical schools, which usually work to cover the minimum of state certification requirements. Often, an employer will train new guards in the job specifics, patrol routes and reporting techniques. The length of training will largely depend on if a guard is going to be armed or unarmed.

Security Guard Job Market

Demand for Security Guards is high as the world is growing more security conscious; consumers want to feel safe while shopping, and businesses want to ensure the goods they offer will be sold, not stolen. Many locations will hire temporary Security Guards as the holidays approach to compensate for the higher number of shoppers at that time. Some of these temporary positions become long-term. At least 1,074,000 Security Guards are currently employed with another 294,000 openings. This number is expected to grow by 12 percent in the next 10 years.

Security Guard Salary

Security Guards make an average of $24,000 per year. Beginning or temporary guards might expect to make around $17,000 while guards with years of experience or those who work at higher-class institutions can expect to see upwards of $42,500 annually. Private Security Guards hired by individuals have the opportunity to make significantly more money than those working for major corporations.

217 Security Guard jobs found on Monster.

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Currently Seeking Security Officers and PATROL DRIVERS Immediate Openings !! Orange County Guard Card Required Before Start of Employment Job Description: · Observe and report activities and incidents at assigned client sites. Requirements: · High School Diploma or GED equivalent · Drug Free · Some positions require driving and must be 25 years of age or older with clean DMV driving reco...
The position requires the candidate to respond to resident requests in a timely manner, maintain confidentiality with all information, monitor the entire 25 acre campus throughout the shift on foot and vehicle, lock all outer doors and check them throughout the night, perform emergency maintenance tasks throughout the evening, report all incidents/accidents involving residents and associates, moni...
CORPS Security Agency, Inc. has full time positions available for client in the Cincinnati area. We offer an outstanding pay rate and an excellent working atmosphere. Candidates MUST have strong computer skills, professionalism and the ability to think on your feet. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is REQUIRED. A STRONG FOCUS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE • State of the Art Security Systems • M...
- Ensure the safety and security of clients property, personnel and guests - Acknowledge and greet customers and guests in a friendly and courteous manner. - Observe and report any activities and or incidents at client sites - Preserve order and may act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors and premises - Check all in-coming and out-going vehicles...
Security guard. F/T & P/T. Weekend and overnight shifts available. Must be able to work any shift and holidays. Excellent pay and benefits. English speaking a must. Drug free workplace. Palm Beach condominium building. Email resume to *****...
The Hunts Point Workforce 1 is the exclusive recruiter for many of the largest security guard companies looking to hire a high number of security guards for several sites throughout the city and the airports: We need candidates with ALL of the following requirements: 1.- Licensed Security Guards with or without experience. Must have High School Diploma or GED. Positions in all 5 NYC boroughs. 32 ...
The Hunts Point Workforce 1 is the exclusive recruiter for many of the largest security guard companies looking to hire a high number of security guards for several sites throughout the city: You will have the opportunity to work for a great team in a great company!!: Licensed Security Guards with or without experience. Must have High School Diploma or GED Must have his/her own black suit Vete...
JobDescriptionIPerformanceAppraisal Name:JobTitle: SecurityOfficer DateofReview:II Safety(OSY) Safety,Trainingand ComplianceManagerorDesignee PreparedBy: ApprovedBy: JOBSUMMARY: Provideavisualsecuritypresence. PatrolCustomAlloyCorporationpropertyforthepurposeofpreventing anddetectingsign ofintrusionandensurethesecurityofdoors,windows,fencelinesandgates. Monitor entrance anddepartureofper...
The Museum of the Moving Image, located in Astoria, New York, seeks a motivated, licensed Part-Time Security Guard for this dynamic, newly renovated and expanded cultural institution.​ Duties will include but not be limited to: Patrolling assigned areas within the Museum to protect property as well as staff and visitors Responding to emergency situations quickly and efficiently, within establish...
Hiring Unarmed Security Guards! An established Loss Prevention Company is looking to hire qualified Security Officers to work Retail Stores in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. We are hiring for various shifts paying $10 per hour. Most shifts are evening into overnight. While working for Metro One LPSG, you will be given the opportunity to exercise your mind for business in an environment that values ...
. Superior Group is hiring a Security Guard for our Fallon, NV based business partner. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES Maintain a vigilant fire watch. Operate two-way radios Identify and clean up fuel leaks/spills and place drip pans as necessary. Ensure all aircraft are properly secured: a. Both main wheels are chocked b. Minimum 3 pt. tiedown c. Gust locks properly set d. Intake ...
Beautiful Sunset Hills retirement community seeks part-time security guard for every Sat. and Sun. (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) & part-time security guard for every Sat. and Sun. (12 a.m. - 8 a.m.). Previous security experience is preferred. Complete an application or send resume to: Friendship Village Sunset Hills 12503 Village Circle Dr. St. Louis, MO 63127 Fax: (314) 270-7843 humanresources@frien...
Ingerman Management Company, a top tier property management company focused on providing high quality affordable housing for residents throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for over two decades, is looking to expand its talented team and add a Part-Time Security Guard at its North Philadelphia, PA property. The pay for this position is approximately $8.50 per hour. Major Responsibilities: 1) Patrol...
SECURITY GUARDS NEEDED! Observe and reports activities and incidents at work site and provides safety and security to personnel and property. Duties: Maintains safe and secure environment for employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel. Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; ...
SECURITY OFFICER JOB FAIR SSC, INC. is HIRING both FULL TIME and PART TIME SECURITY OFFICERS Jobs in NEW HAVEN, CT---West Haven, CT--- NORTH HAVEN, CT Saturday, AUGUST 16, 2014 From 8AM through 4PM Location of Recruitment Event: BEST WESTERN 490 SAW MILL ROAD WEST HAVEN, CT 06516 (For Directions 203-933-0344) If you cannot attend this recruitment event or the recruitment event has passed...
SECURITY GUARDS Regional security company seeking experienced personnel for part time positions in northern and central Indiana. Experienced preferred, but not mandatory. Armed and Unarmed recruits are needed immediately for commercial and industrial clientele. Apply on-line at: or 219-809-3000, Option3...
Security Guard Security Guard needed for Lancaster, PA area. Requirements: GED, PA Driver’s License, Clean Criminal Record, must pass drug screening, possess exceptional customer service/communication skills, and have reliable transportation. Uniforms and training are provided. Please apply online...
Job Description Lofton Security Service in Covington, La. has Full time unarmed positions available for Security Officers in St. Tammany Parish. Candidates must be willing to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Pay is $9.50 - $10.00/hour (depending on job site). TWIC card a plus Job Requirements Must be 18 years of age or older Must be able to pass a drug screen Must be able to pass a ...
Company Confidential Malibu, CA, 90265
We are interested in hiring an experienced female personal security guard for high profile female. · Must have a minimum of 5 years experience. · Must have professional appearance. · Must be able to travel extensively. · Must be capable of working flexible hours. · Prefer person to live in. Please Send Resume along with SALARY REQUIREMENTS to *****...
Employment Opportunity Howe Security, Inc. Customer Service Security Guard North Shore Area Gurnee to Evanston $11/hour pay Immediate Hiring Apply On-line Job Requirements HS Diploma or GED Must Pass Drug Screen Criminal History Check...

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