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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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Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
SECURITY Now Hiring Driver/Guards , $11.75/hour, paid training, vacation, 401(k), vest/safety shoe program. Company supplied uniforms & firearm. Min age 21 years w/ valid drivers license w/ 3 yrs good driving record, able to obtain gun permit & undergo background. Pass DOT physical & drug screen. Apply online at: Ph: 210-223-2997 DUNBAR ARMORED Dunbar is proud to be an Eq...
EVENT STAFF Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) , CSC is now hiring Event Staff for the upcoming concert/football season and other events in San Antonio Must be 18 or over with clean criminal history and eligible for state security license For more details: Please call 210-224-9289 Monday - Friday Between the hours of 10 AM - 4 PM Apply online at:
Security officer, Topeka, KS Full time. $8.50/hr. 2 yrs min exp. Email resumes ***** or 316-689-6850...
COUNTY PROGRAM TECHNICIAN PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION available immediately in agricultural office. Salary range $28,269.00 to $50,932.00 per year plus benefits. A copy of the vacancy announcement is available at United State Department of Agriculture Jo Daviess County Farm Service Agency 225 N. Main ST. Elizabeth IL 61028-0502 Application packages must be submitted through, job #...
Beckley, 25801
The Resort at Glade Springs is seeking an experienced Security Supervisor. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 4 years security experience and at least 1 year of supervisory experience. Starting pay is $9.50. Hours will include evenings, weekends and holidays. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, clear criminal history and pass a drug test.Qualified individuals should em...
Beckley, 25801
The Raleigh County Commission will accepts resumes for the position of Litter Control Officer. Candidates must currently be a certified law enforcement officer in the State of West Virginia and be capable of maintaining their certification on an annual basis. Candidates must also have a minimum of five (5) years service as a certified law enforcement officer in the State of West Virginia. Send res...
Laurel Valley, 26301
CITY OF CLARKSBURG POLICE OFFICER Applications available at Clarksburg City Hall and on the Cityâ.s website at: Applications must be received at City Clerkâ.s office by September 12, 2014 REQUIREMENTS: 18 years old and not more than 40 years old on date of application High school diploma/GED United States citizen Successfully complete various mandatory examinations NOTE:...
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting a statewide hiring process for the position of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector. Requirements: High School Diploma/GED, a valid driver license, and be 21 years of age at the time of employment. For additional information and to submit the online Application for Civilian Employment (ACE), please view o...
Company Confidential SEASIDE, CA, 93955
OFFICE ASSISTANT (PART-TIME) $17.11 - $20.80 per hour Requires graduation from high school, 3 years responsible administrative support or clerical experience, and 2 years of customer service experience. YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION COORDINATOR $63,943 - $77,721 annually Requires graduation from an accredited Four Year College or University with major coursework in business, public administration, cri...
SECURITY OFFICER Searching for an energetic mature individual. PT. Must be able to work all shifts. First responders and/ or Security experience required. Apply @ 700 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota Drug Free & Smoke Free Workplace
ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER Bristol Township is accepting applications for a full time position working in the Township's refuse program, responsible for inspections and administration of environmental regulations. The successful candidate shall have a bachelor's degree, preferably in environmental health, physical or life science or a related field; and one year of experience in environmental health in...
SECURITY AGENTS - Regional security company seeks security agents to work within the Eastern Montgomery County School District during the 2014-2015 school year. 20-40 hrs/wk. Exp/college degree pref'd. Child clearance certificate, FBI clearance & state clearance req'd. Competitive hourly rates. Please email resume: *****...
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the following positions: Full-time Corrections Officers - Detention Center in Thibodaux Part-time School Traffic Guards - Thibodaux, Lockport and Larose areas Part-time Driver - Transitional Work Program (Must possess a Class D License) Applications can be downloaded at and faxed to 985-449-4488 or returned at the LPSO La...
VILLAGE OF CARPENTERSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighter / Paramedic Testing The Carpentersville Board of Fire and Police Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter / Paramedic. Applications are available at All applications must be completed, and submitted no later than 5 pm on Friday, August 29, 2014 to the Office of the Deputy C...
*TOP JOB* City of Clarksburg POLICE OFFICER Applications at Clarksburg City Hall & on the City's website at: Applications must be received at City Clerk's office by September 12, 2014 REQUIREMENTS: *18 Years old & not more than 40 yrs old on date of application *High School diploma/ GED *United States citizen *Successfully complete various mandatory examinations NOTE: Po...
SANTA FE SPRINGS- Manufacturing Company seeks Inside Sales Representative with previous metal industry experience: Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys in coil form. Knowledge of SAP a plus. Please contact Beatriz Campos 909-241-4487 or email resumes to *****
POLICE OFFICER The City of Fulton Police Department is accepting applications for the position of a full-time police officer. Starting salary begins at $39,414.00 per year. Current certified police officers begin at $41,152.00. We offer good benefits including IMRF pension, health, dental and optical insurance. For an application contact: City of Fulton City Hall, 415 11th Avenue, Fulton, IL 61252...
PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) is taking applications for full and part time Public Safety Dispatcher position(s). Job duties include but are not limited to the following: •Processing requests for information from law enforcement, fire and medical services. •Providing information and/ or promptly/efficiently dispatching personnel and equipment in res...
DETENTION OFFICER I Sheriffs Office $30,620 Annual Equivalent Under limited supervision, this position performs security work of routine difficulty in the supervision, care and welfare of inmates detained in the Jail facility. Some typical duties include: Maintaining the safety and physical security of the Jail facility; Responding to and managing emergency or crisis situations, using communicatio...
The City of Sheridan, Wyoming is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Lieutenant As part of the police department's administrative team, the person in this position plans, organizes, directs and manages the operations of the patrol division or other unit. The Department consists of 30 sworn officer positions, a dispatch center with 11 operators and a staff of 8 civilian supp...
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