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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.
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...
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...
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: Obs...
- Possess a VALID SORA Card. - Police or Security Experience. - Must have a clean Criminal History. - Must have a clean Driving Record and a Valid Drivers License. - Must have a Vehicle. - Must be able to Read, Write and Speak English. - Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. - Police or Security Experience is preferred. Job description includes: both interior and exterior tours of the...
Security Guards Established firm is looking for self -motivated individuals that are reliable problem solvers with good work ethic for entry-level positions as security guards. Position may lead to training and skills development for careers in construction site safety management for the right candidates. College students or recent graduates are welcome. Company will provide training and assignme...
Western Beef, a premier retailer in meat, fish, groceries and specialty items is looking to fill one full time store security position. The individual hired for this position will work various shifts, weekends, holidays and work between all three Florida stores located in Broward and Palm Beach County. You must have the following at minimum to apply: One year in retail security with demonstrated c...
Hilton Hotels Corporation Short Hills, VA, 7078
PT Security Guard ( Job Number: PRO012OP ) Work Locations : Hilton At Short Hills 41 John F Kennedy Prkwy Short Hills 7078 A Security Officer with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it ...
Experienced Security Officer needed in Cranberry Twp, PA. Prefer someone with either Security or Military background or experience. Hours are 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. with Tuesdays and Weds off. Will be criminal background checked, drug tested and DMV checked. Uniforms are provided. $10.50 an hour to start. Must be able to walk and stand most of the time....
Security Company Now Hiring Unarmed Security Officers Excellent Job Site High End & Prestigious Location in Jupiter Full-time Positions Available Salary starting at $9.00 per hour All Training Fully Compensated Advancement Opportunities Based on Performance Florida Driver's License Required. Drug-Free Employment Now Hiring! Apply Today for Immediate Openings!!...
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...
Armed Security Guard(s) - Full Time, Immediate Start Our ideal candidates will be self motivated, team players with the desire to succeed. We are proud to be a registered 'investors in people' company, we care about our employees and offer all our team a supportive environment that values hard work, reliability, commitment, trust and respect. Praetoria Security offers an above industry standard s...
Marriott Shunde, Maryland
Job: Security/Loss Prevention Primary Location: CHN-China-Shunde-Shunde Marriott Hotel...
Marriott Ningbo, Maryland
Job: Security/Loss Prevention Primary Location: CHN-China-Ningbo-Ningbo Marriott Hotel...
Security Guards needed Position Description: ESP Security Division is full-service security agency dedicated to supplying professional and experienced security for your company - Officers can be assigned post, on foot, or patrol vehicle to maintain visibility and observe possible unusual activity - Investigate and report maintenance and safety conditions, which might endanger the client, its a...
G4S Security Solutions USA Port Charlotte, FL, 33948
The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. G4S offers job security, exce...
Cornelia Nixon Davis Inc Wilmington, NC, 28412
Security Guard (Part Time) Location: Wilmington PRN, Nights. The Security Guard safeguards the Center’s property from theft or damage, or persons form hazards or interference. Duties Include : 1. Patrols around the entire campus (buildings and grounds) to ensure that doors are locked and that light and alarm controls are properly set to ensure safe environment. 2. Assists residents and nursi...
SECURITY GUARDS $12/HR "D" Lic req. Boca / Palm Beach. Upscale communities. All shifts. Gatehouse & condos. Must have experience. Benefit package. Uniforms provided, Overtime available, & vacation. Growing company is seeking high level security guards for high profile locations. Immediate availability. Great hourly wage. Call for interview 561-865-1771 or fax 561-865-1772 or email *****...
Embassy Suites Short Hills, NJ
A Security Officer with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and team members and the security of the hotel and property in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offe...
G4S Roundhill, KY
Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Upscale Security Officer. As an Upscale Security Officer, you will conduct unarmed foot and/or vehicle patrol (interior and/or exterior), control access and egress, monitor CCTV and alarm systems, use a variety of computer based programs, compose reports, deter criminal activity and m...
G4S Sentinel, OK
Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Custom Protection Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. G4S offers...
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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.
Rate of Growth
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
Controls traffic by directing drivers.
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