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MWR Investigations,Inc

Baltimore, MD, USA

Armed Security Officers Needed
Job Description:  MWR Investigations Inc. is currently accepting applications for Armed Security Guards for Baltimore City, MD. Full Time, Part Time and On-Call positions are available. Applicants must be available on ...read more.  4 months ago

Trust Security Services

Washington, DC, USA

new Unarmed Security Officer
Job Description:  Trust Security Services is seeking to hire eager, professional, and reliable security officers to work in the Washington, DC area. The job site requires the officer to able to stand during their ...read more.  3 days ago

SOS Security

Arlington, VA, USA

Armed Security Officer
Job Description:  SOS Security is seeking Unarmed Security Officers to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual will patrol and secure assigned premises as well as identify risks to staff and ...read more.  7 days ago

SOS Security

Leesburg, VA, USA

Unarmed Security Officer
Job Description:  SOS Security is hiring Part time Unarmed Experience Security Officers in the Loudoun VA area. Unarmed security officers are the critical front line of physical security and play a vital role in ...read more.  4 months ago

DC Air National Guard 113th Wing

Annapolis, MD, USA

Multiple Positions - D.C. Air National Guard!
Job Description:  The D.C. Air National Guard will put you on the path to a successful career in a field such as engineering, medical, electronics, communications -- the list goes on. You'll learn from some of the ...read more.  17 days ago

Uber

Bethesda, MD, USA

Security Guard - Want to Earn More Money This Spring Drive with Uber Today!
Job Description:  Drive with Uber and get paid weekly in fares by helping our community of riders get around town. Driving with Uber is a great way to earn cash on your schedule. The more you drive, the more you can ...read more.  7 days ago

Sunrise Senior Living

Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

new Security Staff
Job Description:  ... our Security team member is responsible for providing security services and ensuring a safe and ... RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities: - Promoting and guarding the community property ...read more.  2 months ago

Transportation Security Administration

Washington, DC, USA

new Security Specialist
Job Description:  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders ...read more.  3 days ago

General Dynamics

Bethesda, MD, USA

Security Officer, MID
Job Description:  Administers and coordinates the facility security activities for the NMEC Office and liaisons assigned to the NMEC.Provides guidance to managers and employees regarding security regulations and ...read more.  10 days ago

General Dynamics

Bethesda, MD, USA

Security Specialist Support, SR
Job Description:  Serves as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) and provides support to the Government Program Security Officer (PSO).As the CPSO, provides support for program security and execution of all ...read more.  21 days ago

Institute for Defense Analyses

Alexandria, VA, USA

new SCIF Security Specialist I
Job Description:  The SCIF Security Specialist position will have the unique role of supporting various facets of the security function in order to aid IDA's compliance with DoD and other government agencies Security ...read more.  1 month ago

Ross Dress for Less

Fairfax, VA, USA

Specialist, Store Protection
Job Description:  Retail experience or similar training Loss Prevention/security work experience and/or training in a retail setting Possession of current and valid security guard registration card PHYSICAL ...read more.  10 months ago

PCAOB

Washington, DC, USA

new Safety and Security Administrator
Job Description:  Develop, implement and administer the PCAOB Security Program to include reception security, cameras, badging, key management, etc.; liaison with security guards and consultants as required * Ensure ...read more.  3 days ago

Evolver, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

new Security Systems Engineer
Job Description:  Evolver is seeking a Security Systems Engineer to work at US Coast Guard on St. E's campus in Washington, DC. ***US citizenship and active or recent Secret or Top Secret Clearance is requiredread more.  1 month ago

University of Maryland University College

Temple Hills, MD, USA

new 10002813 Computer Networking and Security, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty
Job Description:  Adjunct Faculty Computer Networking and Security The Undergraduate School Location: DC, MD, VA ... S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members ...read more.  2 months ago

University of Maryland University College

Largo, MD, USA

Computer Sciences/Software Development and Security, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty
Job Description:  Adjunct Faculty Computer Science/Software Development & Security UMUC Stateside The Undergraduate ... S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members ...read more.  6 months ago

Transportation Security Administration

Dulles, VA, USA

Transportation Security Officer (IAD)-No Exp Reqâ??d
Job Description:  NOW HIRINGTransportation Security Officers atDes Moines International Airport (IAD) No Experience Required Full-time and Part-time pay rate starting at $15.37 per hour(Includes 15.06% locality ...read more.  9 days ago

MorganFranklin Consulting

Washington, DC, USA

new support manager
Job Description:  Prior experience supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and/or the United States Coast Guard (USCGread more.  2 days ago

Applied Memetics

Martinsburg, WV, USA

Network and Computer Security Administrator (US citizenship required)
Job Description:  Network and Computer Security Administrator (US citizenship required) Job Locations US-WV-Martinsburg Job ID 2017-1616 Category Information Technology Overview Applied Memetics LLC is seeking an ...read more.  27 days ago

Averitt Express

Ashburn, VA, USA

new CDL A Regional Driver
Job Description:  Security-enhanced service centers and facilities * State-of-the-art maintenance facilities and ... in the National Guard and Reserve Force. If you're a Class A CDL Truck Driver interested in ...read more.  3 months ago

OM Group Inc

Reston, VA, USA

new Cloud Architect
Job Description:  Design & Deliver Security focused solutions and workloads * Work with Information Assurance ... Guard Bureau. Om Group provides competitive compensation and benefits including health insurance ...read more.  3 days ago

Fairfax Water

Lorton, VA, USA

Plant Mechanic I/II
Job Description:  Completion of a Coast Guard approved boating safety course within one year. Ability to work overtime and standby as required and to perform work at other Authority facilities other than the principle ...read more.  16 days ago

Whitney, Bradley and Brown

Arlington, VA, USA

Navy Program Analyst Afloat and Ashore Integration
Job Description:  S. Coast Guard (USCG) and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), manages C4I capabilities and modernization ... Information Assurance/Security; the Department ofread more.  25 days ago

Phase One CG

Washington, DC, USA

new SOC Manager
Job Description:  Description Phase One Consulting Group is seeking is a Security Operations Center (SOC) Manager with federal security experience to support a security operations center for a federal agency. This ...read more.  3 months ago

Whitney, Bradley and Brown

Arlington, VA, USA

new Navy Program Analyst - Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)
Job Description:  Assist with the development and/or review of MDA and maritime security-related strategy, policies ... Navy or Coast Guard operational experience. * Experience in formulation, development and ...read more.  3 months ago

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What’s It Like to Be a Security Officer?

The security industry job market demands people who exemplify responsibility and have the ability to maintain peace in various public spheres. Security guards, one of the better-known and widely available security positions, must, for example, spend a great deal of time cultivating an active presence on the premises of which the guard stands employed. The desired effect, and the guard’s general duty, remains to eliminate crime and the transgression of rules, protect people and property, respond to emergency situations, and provide civilians with a sounding board for observed suspicious behavior. Due to the nature of security jobs, guards often receive employment at institutions such as hospitals, elementary and secondary schools, venues that regularly host spectator sports, and bars or other public establishments where people may go to consume alcohol.

Responsibilities – One of the most accessible jobs in the security field, security officers must regard concern for civilian safety as a top priority. Often stationed in casinos, museums, retail stores, banks, hospitals, and large gatherings like sporting events, security officers must observe crowds to prevent theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity. Individuals filling security officer positions usually work in eight hour shifts and on rotating schedules to ensure the premises receive protection at all times. Various responsibilities ascribed to the position include enforcing property laws, monitoring alarms and security footage for suspicious activity, controlling access points to buildings and grounds, writing post-shift reports, interviewing witnesses for court testimony, and detaining any perpetrators of illegal activity. Additionally, security personnel may need to carry a weapon to perform job duties and responsible use persists as a necessity.

Requirements / Qualifications – While most security officer jobs stand accessible to individuals with a high school diploma or the equivalent, some positions require the possession of a two- or four-year degree in criminal justice or similar fields. Knowledge of the industry usually does not affect the probability of an individual obtaining work as a security guard since many security firms offer weapons training, pre-assignment preparation, on-the-job practice, and continual training for officers. Most security guards must register with the state in which the guards receive employment. Additional weapons registration may prove a necessity, as well. Individuals wishing to fill officer positions must pass background and drug tests. Furthermore, job candidates should maintain a certain degree of physical fitness, feel comfortable regularly interacting with people in a customer service capacity, and possess a strong attention to detail.

Salary Expectations – Factors such as education and years of experience may affect the salary of an officer. On average, security guards earn hourly wages of $11.00 to $12.00. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or BLS, security guards at the top of the field in 2012 earned an average pay of $42,500 a year. For the same year, the median annual salary package for security officers stood around $24,000.

Job Outlook – As cited by the BLS, security guards made up about 11 million jobs available in the year 2012. Born of the need for people to feel safe and have property protected, the security industry continues to prosper. Through the next decade, the BLS projects a 12-percent growth in security officer positions, which aligns with the average rate of growth for most occupations. Many positions continue to open within the field, though higher paying work may inspire heightened competition.

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