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Security Employment Information

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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CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION POLICE OFFICER CITY OF FRANKLIN OHIO The City of Franklin is accepting applications for the position of F/T Police Officer. Application packets available at the Franklin City Building, 1 Benjamin Franklin Way, Franklin, Ohio or at Deadline for Apps, plus a $25 fee, is 7/11/14 at 4 p.m. EOE First Published in Cox Media Group Ohio Newspapers on Jun 15,...
Part-Time Firefighter Central Ohio Joint Fire District is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Firefighter. For more details please visit: This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and
Company Confidential Pittsburgh, PA, 15238
POLICE OFFICER O'HARA TOWNSHIP Applications are being accepted for the creation of an eligibility list for the position of police officer for the Township of O'Hara. An application form and details of the selection process must be obtained at the Township Building, 325 Fox Chapel Road, between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. REQUIREMENTS (PARTIAL) Minimum age 21 years;...
Security Officer, $9.25 an hour with performance increases available needed in Lawrenceville area. Training and uniforms provided, paid holidays. Apply online at
Oklahoma City, 73118
Guardsmark 2nd shift Supervisor 2p-10p Security Officer 10p-6a Now Hiring for upscale location in Edmond. Good Pay & benefits, CLEET preferred, minimum age 21. Apply Mon. - Fri. 9a 4p 4801 N. Classsen Blvd #139, OKC or fax resume to 405-848-7539 This job listing brought to you by The Edmond Sun...
Gainesville, 76241
Cooke County has Openings for female and male Correctional Officers/ Jailers. Duties include but are not limited to the following: * Assisting in maintaining the security of the correctional complex facility. * Conducting daily physical inspections of the facilities and the searching of inmates and visitors. * Receiving, booking and securing inmates into the correctional facility. * Supervising in...
Mercer, 16137
PART-TIME POLICE POSITION Mercer Borough is accepting applications for a part-time police officer position from qualified persons. Applicants must have successfully completed PA ACT # 120 training and the MPOETC final exam. You may apply before July 22nd at the Mercer Borough Building 145 N. Pitt St. Mercer PA. between the hours of 8:00 and 4:30 Monday through Friday. Please bring a resumeâ. and v...
GOVERNMENT COMMUNITY SERVICE OFFICER I CITY OF PLEASANT HILL Salary Range: $3,931 - $5,071/Mo. The City is recruiting for a CSO I to perform a variety of tasks in Police Dept. H.S. Grad or GED req'd. Prefer 15 units college level course work. Min. age 18. Valid CA Driver's license and U.S. citizenship req'd. Will work various 12 hour shifts, holidays & weekends. Typing certification of 30 wpm net...
SECURITY OFFICER Lycoming College seeks applications for a full- time Security Officer. The Safety & Security Department operates on a 24 hour / 7 day schedule. Shift schedules vary & include nights, weekends & holidays. Responsibilities include maintaining building security, enforcing college policies & regulations, responding to various types of emergencies, parking & traffic control. REQUIRED E...
Help Wanted! Reserve Police Officers needed at Iron Mountain Lake. Must be 21 years old. Missouri Class A Certified. Fax or email resume to ***** or mail to City Hall - Attention Mayor - 591 N. Lakeshore Drive Bismarck, MO 63624....
POLICE OFFICER The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium and fifteen agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday September 13th and Sunday September 14th, 2014. The written test will occur on Saturday September 20, 2014. Participating agencies include: Camp Hill Boro...
Experienced Armed Security Officer - $15/hour - Saco, ME Requirements: * 5-10 yrs exp. using firearm in work capacity (law enforcement, military, corrections, or armed security) * Maine unrestricted concealed handgun permit * Flexible schedule with weekend availability * High school diploma or GED * Clean drug screen, driving record, criminal record, & credit history Benefits include health, denta...
CITY OF HARBOR BEACH POSITION AVAILABLE FOR PARTTIME POLICE OFFICER The City of Harbor Beach is accepting applications for position of parttime police officer. Prospective candidates must be MCOLES certified. Interested candidates must complete an application and submit a resume at City hall located at 766 State Street, Harbor Beach, Michigan 48441 on or before July 25, 2014. Question regarding th...
-Proposal Manager Experience with Aerospace Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Location: Fairfax, VA Clearance: Top Secret SCI Salary: $$DOE The Proposal Manager will have Intelligence, Aerospace, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) experience. The Proposal Manager will have direct accountability for three aspects of the proposal management group operations: (1) leading "must-...
About Guardsmark Guardsmark, LLC is an international company headquartered in New York, employing exceptional men and women as security professionals across the country. The company has grown for 30 years at an annual compounded rate of 11 percent without acquisition, and promotes qualified individuals from within the company. Guardsmark is an award-winning company in the fields of diversity and e...
 -Senior Army C4ISR Proposal Writer/Manager  Our client, an innovative systems engineering and integration firm, is seeking experienced and motivated Senior Technical/Proposal Writer to support immediate projects and proposal development. Ideal candidate will be able to collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and will make significant contributions to written content for documents and pr...
The Dayton Art Institute seeks to hire Safety/Security Officers to guard and protect museum property and to ensure a safe environment for staff, volunteers and guest. Additional responsibilities include patrolling areas of assignment to prevent theft, damage and vandalism of the art or other property; daily completion of activity logs and incident reports; radio dispatching; controlling entry to r...
Sr Network Engineer- Lemont IL 50-60 AN HOUR W2 contract 6MONTHS + The Networking group in CIS manages a broad set of communication technologies across the laboratory, including wide-area networking, wireless networking, voice-over-IP, firewalls, etc. We maintain a close working relationship with the cyber security group. We are on a multi-year mission to consolidate and standardize a large portio...
Position Details: Client: Fortune 500 financial services client (Direct client) Job title: Mobile Security Specialist Location: Foster City, CA Duration: 8 months (Extension or Conversion possible) Scope: Client is seeking a full time contractor who specializes in mobile security. This candidate will join Global Information Security (GIS) and will help drive the successful adoption of cooperate an...
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