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Security Industry Overview


In a security job, you’ll protect people, property or businesses from fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism and crime.

Some common security jobs include:

  • Police Officers: They enforce the law, investigate crimes and patrol an area. They also respond to calls for help, write traffic tickets and provide the first response in emergencies.
  • Security Guards and Security Officers: In their security work, these professionals maintain order and protect people and property.
  • Airport Safety Officers and Transportation Security Screeners: Their jobs most commonly involve using technology to examine passengers and baggage for weapons or explosives. They also guard baggage and freight and seek out criminals who target the nation’s transportation system.

Other jobs in security include retail loss-prevention specialists who work with technology, merchandise auditors, human resources and operations professionals to reduce theft from stores; correctional officers; casino security professionals; armored car guards; and private detectives.

Security Job Market


The outlook for employment in security is mixed:

  • The number of police officer jobs will expand by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than average. There’s a lot of turnover at the local level due to low salaries, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, so jobs may open up even if the field doesn’t expand.
  • The BLS forecasts that security guard jobs will grow 19 percent from 2010 to 2020, about average for most jobs.
  • Airport safety officer jobs -- including transportation security screener jobs -- are expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, with many jobs being filled by the Transportation Safety Administration, the BLS says.

Security Salaries


Salaries in the security field are influenced by the level of training and education needed for the particular security career:

  • Police officers need at least a high school diploma and in some places, a college degree. They often must attend an academy. The median police officer salary was $54,230 in 2011, the BLS says.
  • The median salary for transportation security screeners -- federal employees who screen passengers and luggage at airports and other transportation facilities -- was $36,910 in 2011, the BLS reports. They must have a high school diploma or GED and complete a training program.
  • The median security guard salary was $23,900 in 2011, according to the BLS. Some, but not all, security guard jobs require a high school diploma or GED.
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Position Summary The Security Officer will provide and maintain a safe and secure environment for our guest and team members in the casino. The security officer will also protect the assets of the casino. Duties and Responsibilities Maintains a positive attitude at all times, supporting the policies of Senior Management of the Casino as well as Senior Management of Ameristar Casino, Inc. (Continua...
Be HomeGoods Happy. HomeGoods offers an exciting and rapidly changing selection of home décor merchandise, including giftware, home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, accessories and seasonal merchandise at great values. It's where highly motivated professionals turn for outstanding and unique experiences in a very creative and supportive environment. It's also where you will find success and...
Be HomeGoods Happy. HomeGoods offers an exciting and rapidly changing selection of home décor merchandise, including giftware, home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, accessories and seasonal merchandise at great values. It's where highly motivated professionals turn for outstanding and unique experiences in a very creative and supportive environment. It's also where you will find success and...
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the U.S. and worldwide, operating four major divisions - Marmaxx (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls) and HomeGoods in the United States; TJX Canada (Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls); and TJX Europe (T.K. Maxx and HomeSense). In late 2012, we acquired Sierra Trading Post, an off-price, Internet retailer of apparel and hom...
Be HomeGoods Happy. HomeGoods offers an exciting and rapidly changing selection of home décor merchandise, including giftware, home basics, accent furniture, lamps, rugs, accessories and seasonal merchandise at great values. It's where highly motivated professionals turn for outstanding and unique experiences in a very creative and supportive environment. It's also where you will find success and...
Marshalls, shop on: Opportunity is in store for you! Marshalls, together with T.J. Maxx, forms The Marmaxx Group, the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. At Marshalls, our growth is creating exciting opportunities for motivated professionals every day. Here, you'll find professional advancement, individual recognition and even time for a life outside of work! Marsha...
- High School Diploma or GED Required EDUCATION: High School Graduate or equivalent. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must complete training (Level III) for Texas Security Officer Commission prior to hire and receive Security Officer Commission within 90 days of hire. Non Violent Crisis Intervention(NVCI) within first 90 days of employment or transfer date into the department. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must ha...
Job Fair (Full-Time/Part-Time/Entry Level/Manager) Job Description We are looking for job seekers from all types of backgrounds and industries to participate in our Job Fair! Whether you are currently seeking employment or are currently employed and looking to take the next step in your career, we have opportunities for every type of job seeker at our Job Fairs. Our mission is to connect the best...
It is an exciting time for ODS Security Solutions as we embark on a renewed “Journey to Excellence”. We strive to be the employer of choice in our industry by creating a work environment that rewards, recognizes and compensates our employees for outstanding performance and a commitment to customer service. It is our goal to hire and develop people who live by the same core values as we do. ODS Sec...
It is an exciting time for ODS Security Solutions as we embark on a “Journey to Excellence”. We strive to be the employer of choice in our industry by creating a work environment that rewards, recognizes and compensates our employees for outstanding performance and a commitment to customer service. It is our goal to hire and develop people who live by the same core values as we do. ODS Security So...
It is an exciting time for ODS Security Solutions as we embark on a “Journey to Excellence”. We strive to be the employer of choice in our industry by creating a work environment that rewards, recognizes and compensates our employees for outstanding performance and a commitment to customer service. It is our goal to hire and develop people who live by the same core values as we do. ODS Security So...
Company Confidential Memphis, TN, 38103
Security Officers UNARMED Immediate opening for Part-time Security Officers. Requirements: · Must have 3+ years’ experience in safety and security · Must be able to walk long distances and stand assigned posts · Must be available for all shifts, including nights/weekends/holidays · Must communicate effectively both orally and in writing · Must have basic computer skills · Must have excellent custo...
Title: Armed Security Officer (evening shift) Education / Experience: Current TN State certification as an Armed Security Officer preferred. Current IAHSS certification in basic or advanced and current CPI certification preferred. Pass any State required training, law enforcement bonding, or other qualifications for licensing such as baton, chemical spray, handcuff, and taser. Must pass an extensi...
Cash Control Supervisor- Strong/Stable Company Responsibilities: * Responsible for corporate and store banking, credit card transactions, credit card charge backs, establishing credit card merchant numbers and bank accounts for all new stores. * Keep informed of credit card related issues (rate changes, new card programs, etc.). * Analyze bank service fees. * Liaison with banks, Reconnet, Paymente...
Job Description: Provides Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) support to classified computing environments. Responsible for assisting in the development and enforcement of information systems security procedures in accordance with Company and government regulations and policies. The IA Specialist is responsible for system compliance, auditing, security plan development and delivering infor...
Job Description: Responsible for assisting IDS Information Assurance (IA) Training Manager and Technical Manager in day to day operations as it pertains to common technical standards across IDS. Member of IDS Security Working Group (SWG), consultation on Technical Implementation Guides (TIG), and understanding of any new ODAA/ISFO (government C&A) requirements. Supports IDS Security efforts in sta...
POLICE OFFICER The City of Lebanon Civil Service Commission will be testing for the position of POLICE OFFICER for the Lebanon City Bureau of Police. Starting Base Salary - $48,091 Excellent Benefit Package Apply in person to: Michelle Remlinger, Office Administrator Lebanon City Bureau of Police 400 South Eighth Street * Lebanon, Pennsylvania Applications open on Monday, April 14, 2014. Applicant...
The Alcona County Sheriff's Office Is currently taking applications for a Full-Time certified law enforcement officer's position. Applications may be obtained at The Sheriff's Office in Harrisville. Applications will be accepted until 4pm on April 30th, 2014. Alcona County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. provided by The Alpena News...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
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