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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.
SEEKING PART- TIME SECURITY OFFICERS AND FIELD SUPERVISORS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS LOS ANGELES CA *Must have a current/valid Guard Card license issued by the State of CA * Some Positions require driving and must be at least 25 years of age or older with a clean DMV driving record* SUBMIT YOUR RESUME NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION AND BECOME PART OF A TEAM COMMITED TO EXCELLENCE!! Purpose: Observe and...
To view and apply for these and other positions with Bethany Lutheran Homes please go to our Careers page at www.bethanylutheranhomes.org. Certified Nursing Assistant Positions available at our Bethany Riverside facility; all include every other weekend and every other holiday. Must be current on the WI CNA registry. Resident Care Assistant Eagle Crest is looking for a caring and compassionate ind...
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@friendshipvill...
Security Guard Needed (Williamston, SC) Security Guard needed. Monday - Friday. Apply in person only, 9:00am to 12:00pm on weekdays. No Wednesday applications. Must be computer literate. Carolina Auto Auction. 140 Webb Rd., Williamston, SC. (I-85 at Hwy 81 - Exit 27)...
Description/Job Summary The Security Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe working environment for Firm Partners, employees, clients, guests and vendors. This role monitors and authorizes all incoming and outgoing traffic to protect persons and property against theft and vandalism at all times. The hours are Tuesday - Saturday; 12:00 am - 8:00 am, but flexibility to work additional hours i...
CURRENT JOB OPENINGS Wilson Security Service, Inc. Requirements to apply (if you do not meet any one of these requirements, do not apply): MUST be 21 y.o.a., neat & clean cut in appearance, NO criminal history, valid NC Driver's License, dependable transportation, pass a drug screen test. MUST pass mandated NCPPSB training, MUST pass mandated Traffic Control training class, 12 month probationary p...
Linxx Global Solutions, a fast growing Government contracting company, with corporate offices located in Virginia Beach, VA, is currently looking for experienced security guards to fill positions in Petaluma, CA. These positions are contingent upon contract award. Responsibilities Responsible for providing armed security, safeguarding facilities, conducting patrols and escorting visitors as necess...
Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. Job Requirements: tasks: Core - Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates. Core - Answer alarms and investigate disturbances. Core - Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to...
SECURITY GUARD Claremont Manor retirement community has a full time security position available for an experienced security guard. Schedule includes nights and weekends. Job requires patrolling grounds, keeping log of shift activity and occasional emergency maintenance duties. Must be able to pass criminal background clearance. Apply in person at; Claremont Manor 650 Harrison Ave. Claremont, CA 91...
Part-Time (Overnight and Evening Courtesy Office Shifts) Chambrel at Island Lake - 160 Islander Court Longwood, FL 32750 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding. As a senior living solutions company, Brookdale is committed to providing the best options for the residents that we serve, for all of the places life can go. The services that we offer ensure that residents continue to live...
Employment Opportunity Howe Security, Inc. Customer Service Security Guard North Shore Area Gurnee to Evanston Immediate Hiring Apply On-line HoweSecurity.com Job Requirements HS Diploma or GED Must Pass Drug Screen Criminal History Check...
Part-Time (Weekend shift: Saturday and Sunday 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.) Galleria Woods - 3850 Galleria Woods Dr. Birmingham, AL 35244 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding. As a senior living solutions company, Brookdale is committed to providing the best options for the residents that we serve, for all of the places life can go. The services that we offer ensure that residents continue to...
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 record. Bring you...
Part Time (Weekends 9:00a - 9:00p) Brookdale Plaza Willowbrook - 7575 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX 77070 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding. As a senior living solutions company, Brookdale is committed to providing the best options for the residents that we serve, for all of the places life can go. The services that we offer ensure that residents continue to live the lives tha...
Dunbar Armored Minneapolis, MN, 55413
SECURITY DRIVER/GUARD TRAINEES OPEN HOUSE HIRING EVENT On-The-Spot Interviews July 8 & 9 9:00am - 5:00pm at: Dunbar Armored 1600 Fillmore St. Minneapolis MN 55413 $12-12.50/HR. FT. Flexible Schedule Oppty for advancement Paid training, vacation & 401k. Uniforms & firearm supplied. Min 21 years old, valid DL with 3 years good driving record, able to obtain gun permit w/in 90 days of empl and underg...
Universal Protection Service is seeking to hire mature, Full-Time Security Officers for a busy mining Facility. $12/Hr. + Benefits and Growth Potential! Must be age 25 + have a clean Arizona DMV record to qualify. Must have strong integrity and professionalism. Must be willing to commute, stand for up to 8 hours, and have good flexibility in scheduling. The successful Security Patrol Officer candi...
Security Guard Description: Company Overview: C3 is a Customer Communications Conduit for corporations who view customer care as a strong component of their growth and brand development strategies. C3 builds solid partnerships with its clients based on mutually determined business objectives. Our service offering includes contact center services, web services, data analysis, back office solutions...
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 i...
Company Confidential Irvine, CA, 92618
Military Experience and Bilingual(Spanish) preferred! Description: The Security Guard plays an integral role, to maintain a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel. Major responsibilities include: § Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access...
VIRGINIA FARM BUREAU is seeking a dependable and flexible Security Guard to fill in on an as needed basis throughout the year for other security guards upon request. This position will secure our beautiful 139,000 square foot facility located in West Creek by maintaining the safety of the building, equipment, grounds and employees. The ideal candidate will be dependable with high integrity and mus...
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Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.
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Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
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