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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.
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: http://www.msforces.com/employment.php or 219-809-3000, Option3...
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 *****...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Will serve as a non-commissioned (unarmed) security officer, providing security and service to the patients, staff, visitor, and residents of Valley Baptist Health System. Will enfor...
Utilizing a customer friendly manor, ensures a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff through control of entry and patrol and inspection of property to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, and other illicit activity. Operates Hospital communication system, when required. Job Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Valid PA state driver’s license. Previous security experien...
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS !!! FULL -TIME SECURITY OFFICERS SYLMAR, CA AREA *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** Apply in person, same day interviews. Or apply online for consideration. Purpose: Observe and reports activities and incidents at an assigne...
Marin County Leadership desired! If you are tired of a lengthy commute down 101, then consider the benefits of working closer to home! We currently seek Security Officers for prestigious accounts in Marin County. Seeking officers for Novato and Sausalito. Apply today for an opportunity to represent our Nation's largest private Security Company. The ideal candidate for the Security Officer posit...
SECURITAS SECURITY SERVICES USA, INC. IS HOLDING A JOB FAIR ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 AND THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014, 8AM TO 3PM Come out and interview with us! We are looking to hire Security Officers & Flex Officers for sites located in Chicago, IL & surrounding areas. Pay ranges from $9.00 to $11.00 per hour. We are looking for candidates with: * Great customer service skills * Computer s...
POSITION: Security Officer Armed and Unarmed LOCATIONS: San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, Malibu and Los Angeles areas. SHIFTS: Day, swing and graveyard shifts JOB INTRODUCTION: North American Security, one of the leading security firms of its kind, invites you to apply today to be one of our dynamic Professional Security Officers. North American Security, Inc.’s mission is to safeguar...
Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company that leverages a 50-year legacy of deep customer knowledge and technical expertise to deliver affordable, mission-critical solutions for global customers. We are a leader in positioning and navigation, sensors, air traffic management solutions, image processing and distribution, communications and informa...
Sentinel Data Centers, a provider of enterprise wholesale data centers for Fortune 100/500 companies is seeking Security Officers for its Durham, NC location. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 1-2 years corporate security or law enforcement experience. MAIN FUNCTION: Provide security for premises and personnel. QUALIFICATIONS: · High School diploma or equivalent · Minimum 1 years ex...
Providing security for Hotels, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, Industrial Plants, Defense Contracts and College Campuses. Seeking SECURITY OFFICERS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS ON OAHU Full-time & Part-time Provide Free: Uniform, Training, Medical & Lifetime Insurance, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement AWARDS: Monetary Recognition and Bonuses Advancements and Inter-Company Transfers ...
Part-Time The Summit at Westlake Hills - 1034 Liberty Park Dr, Austin, TX 78746 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meet...
SECURITY GUARDS Leading Memphis retirement community has openings for Unarmed FT Security Guards. Must be willing to work any weekday or weekend shift if needed. Valid TN Driver's License required. Need good verbal & people skills, professional appearance & ability to lift up to 100 lbs. Duties include foot patrols, activity set ups, and emergency response. Smoke Free Property. Applications a...
Universal Protection Service has an immediate security job at the Port of Redwood City. At Universal Protection Service, our vision is to be Exceptional! To maintain exceptional Security Officers, to provide exceptional service, and to create exceptional results! Universal Protection Service seeks passionate Security Officers who love working with people. ***This account requires an up to date T...
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 position hours are part- time and on call basis. Responsibilities/Duties Hold one of thr...
SECURITY OFFICER GENERAL DESCRIPTION To help maintain a safe environment for guests and associates, protect the assets of the company, and provide the quality service for the Park’s guests and associates ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Patrols park on foot and by vehicle searching for unlawful intrusion, erratic behavior, fires, and property damage Investigate disturbances such as theft, unlawful int...
Do you have piles of 'lessons-learned' stacking up? Want to help people by sharing your story? We're looking for personable security guards with 5+ years of experience to join our team on a consultancy basis. Selected candidates will advise new and soon-to-be security guards over the phone - answering career-based questions and helping them get ahead. This is a consulting role with a time commitm...
Wisewords is an online platform for career advice. We're on the hunt for friendly security guards with over 5 years experience to join our top-notch team of Advisors. As a Wisewords Advisor, you'll be cultivating the next generation of security guards by sharing your lessons learned and mistakes made. This is a consulting role with a time commitment of 1-4 hours per month. Set your own rate and h...
AutoZone Memphis, TN, 38103
Position Description Armed Guards are responsible for the security of facility, company employees, visitors and assets. . Responds to alarms and medical emergencies . Acts as an ambassador to our visitors . Patrols the parking lots located on and off site Position Requirements . State Security Guard Certified . Knowledge of the criminal justice process . Previous experience in customer ser...
State of Georgia Conyers, GA, 30012
HIgh School Diplima, 21 years of age, possess Georgia Blue Card MUST HAVE GOOD PERSONALITY, BE ABLE TO WALK No Experience Required 12 Years Education Must Be At Least 21 Years Old Must Have Occupational License - GA BLUE CARD Preferred Skills None Given Job Description Perform duties of armed security guard. DRUG TEST AND CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK. Salary Not Available Job Type Permanent Ful...
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$16,640.00 - $38,563.00
Typical Salary for Security Officer
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.
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Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations; sets up barriers and signage, and provides direction or information to others.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
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