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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.
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Description DISH's Equipment Remanufacturing team ensures the high quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, and Englewood, CO, use advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test, refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. Requirements Education and Experience 1 year certificate from coll...
Overview: The Flex Team Retail Door Guard schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may b...
Company Confidential Washington, DC
We are seeking Licensed Security Guards-for positions located in the Washington, DC area to be employed with our company. Contact us with your information, if interested. SERIOUS Inquiries ONLY!!! Job Description: $10.50hr+ depending upon experience. Various Shifts Available-Urgent need for reliable floating/on-call guards! Immediate assignment, part-time, but must have own vehicle or access....
Minimum Requirements: At least 6 months of general experience in administrative, technical, clerical, military, or other work that involved following written procedures, rules or regulations in contacts with coworkers, supervisors, or members of the public to provide a service, respond to inquiries, or obtain information; plus at least 6 months of specialized experience that involved the protectio...
Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention/Security Detective or Supervisory position. Key Accountabilities: - Communicate suspicious activity to Security - Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: - Complete all Security training requirements and maintain personal certific...
Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention/Security Detective or Supervisory position. Key Accountabilities: - Communicate suspicious activity to Security - Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: - Complete all Security training requirements and maintain personal certific...
Security Officer 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 offerings include; contact center services, web services, data analysis, back office solutions and consul...
The Parkway Hotel located in the historic Central West End is currently hiring for a full-time Security Officer. This position works 32 hours per week. The hours are 4pm - 12am Thursday through Sunday. The schedule may vary as needed. Job Purpose: Protects guests and property by patrolling and monitoring premises; identifying, anticipating, and resolving security problems. Duties: * Identifies sec...
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: The Flex Team Retail Door Guard schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may b...
Overview: As a Retail Door Guard, you will deter theft and maintain a safe business environment. This position leads to a Loss Prevention/Security Detective or Supervisory position. Key Accountabilities: - Communicate suspicious activity to Security - Monitor customer traffic entering and exiting the store Skills Summary: - Complete all Security training requirements and maintain personal certific...
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...
Description: Job Purpose: Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel. Duties: Access control of assigned job site. Visual recogniton. Written documentation. To protect persons and property from harm/ theft. Opening & closing facilities. Emergency response & support during medical, fire or weather emergencies. Officers worki...
Overview: The Flex Team Retail Door Guard schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may b...
CHENEGA SECURITY & PROTECTION SERVICES, LLC Company Job Title: Unarmed Guard USCIS Chenega Job Title: Guard I Clearance: Have or be able to obtain DHS T2 Clearance Location: San Francisco, CA Reports To: Shift Supervisor FLSA Status: Regular, FULL-TIME, Hourly Non-Exempt Prepared Date: 07-11-2014 Approved Date: 07-11-2014 Summary: The Unarmed Guard is primarily responsible to perform protective se...
CHENEGA SECURITY & PROTECTION SERVICES, LLC Company Job Title: Unarmed Guard USCIS Chenega Job Title: Guard I Clearance: Have or be able to obtain DHS T2 Clearance Location: San Francisco, CA Reports To: Shift Supervisor FLSA Status: Regular, Part-Time Hourly Non-Exempt Prepared Date: 07-11-2014 Approved Date: 07-11-2014 Summary: The Unarmed Guard is primarily responsible to perform protective ser...
Non-Commissioned Security Officer needed to perform asset protection duties at two locations in Austin, Texas. Shifts: Friday - Saturday, 7:00am - 5:00pm. Sunday, 6:30am - 6:30pm. Compensation: $10.75 per hour; Uniforms. Requirements: 1. Must pass an FBI background investigation. 2. Possess a current Level II Security Officers pocket card. 3. Have reliable transportation. 4. Have reliable communic...
Non-Commissioned Security Officer needed to perform asset protection duties at a location in southeast Austin, Texas 78719. Shifts: 7:00am - 5:00pm) Compensation: $10.25 per hour; Uniforms. Requirements: 1. Must pass an FBI background investigation. 2. Possess a current Level II Security Officers pocket card. 3. Have reliable transportation. 4. Have reliable communication. 5. Be professional in ap...
Overview: The Flex Team Retail Door Guard schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may b...
Overview: The Flex Team Retail Door Guard schedule is designed to allow Macy's to flex up staffing during key events and peak selling times, and allows you the flexibility to maintain your current responsibilities while earning extra money and enjoying a retail discount of up to 20%. If you have a flexible availability and think that you would enjoy a fast-paced retail environment, then this may b...
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Salaries

$16,640.00 - $38,563.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
34.4%
High School
23.1%
Bachelor's
18.8%
Associates
14.3%
Certification
3.4%
Master's
2.6%
(727 Respondents)
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