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Macy's

Dulles, VA, USA

Seasonal Asset Protection Security Guard, Dulles Town Center
Job Description:  The Security Guard's primary responsibility is to deter theft, communicate suspicious activity to the Asset Protection/Loss Prevention Department, maintain a safe business environment, and provide ...read more.  7 days ago

Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

new Unarmed Security Guard - 14001
Job Description:  Act as guard in public areas of company and parking lots and greet and direct visitors, escort ... Assistant in maintaining order and security and report violations or problems to company contract ...read more.  2 months ago

GardaWorld

Clarksburg, MD, USA

new ARMED SECURITY - DRIVER/MESSENGER/GUARD
Job Description:  Experience as a driver and/or security guard is a plus. * This position requires individuals to have or be able to obtain and maintain active guard and firearm permits or licenses on a current basis ...read more.  1 month ago

Allied Universal

McLean, VA, USA

Security Guard Secret Clearance
Job Description:  North America's leading security company has opportunities available in your area! At Allied Universal®, we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and ...read more.  11 days ago

Securitas Security Services

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

new Unarmed Security Guard
Job Description:  Security Officer We help make your world a safer place. Securitas is a global company that offers the most advanced and sustainable security solutions in the industry. We are located in 47 countries ...read more.  3 months ago

Allieduniversal

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Security Guard Fed Ex - Gaithersburg - 20878
Job Description:  Security Guard for FED Ex site in Gaithersburg, MD Full Time $15.00 an hour Allied Universal has security jobs and are seeking to fill the position of Professional Security Guard. For all full-time ...read more.  5 days ago

DEANOVICH AND ASSOCIATES INC

Frederick, MD, USA

Security event guard
Job Description:  Security event guard ONLY SERIOUS INQUIRIES PLEASE... JOB OPENINGS SECURITY EVENT STAFF OPENINGS GREAT FREDERICK FAIR Event Staff NEEDED. September 17th-25th. Looking for additional help to add to ...read more.  23 days ago

Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

Unarmed Security Officer - 14001
Job Description:  Security Guard Registration Card. * First Aid CPR/AED required for some positions. * Fluent in both the written and spoken English language. Work Environment and Schedule * Job operates in client ...read more.  5 months ago

Addiction Recovery Systems

Winchester, VA, USA

new Security Guard
Job Description:  Proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position Good communication and de-escalation techniques. Integrity and professionalism * High school degree or equivalence:read more.  1 month ago

Goodwin House

Falls Church, VA, USA

new Security Officer Part-Time
Job Description:  The Security Guard is also responsible for detecting and reporting suspicious and/or unsafe activity while providing excellent customer service to enhance the guest/client's experience and other ...read more.  2 days ago

USNIA INC

Woodbridge, VA, USA

UNARMED SECURITY GUARDS
Job Description:  UNARMED SECURITY GUARDS NEEDED ASAP Response to Community & Retail Security Coverage During COVID-19 SITUATION - IMMEDIATE HIRE, IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY!!!! Graduation from high school or possession ...read more.  4 months ago

Institute For Defense Analyses

Alexandria, VA, USA

Security Officer PT 2nd shift weekends (Sat-Sun, 2:30pm-10:30pm) with Security Clearance
Job Description:  This position is a physical security role in which security guards are required to observe and report as they patrol the premises and monitor CCTV feeds. Through instruction and on-the-job training ...read more.  21 days ago

Americare therapuetic center

Washington, DC, USA

new Armed Security Guard (DC)
Job Description:  Police Guard Services, INC (PGS), a Premier security solutions provider in the DMV is currently seeking Experienced and qualified individuals for ARMED SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS (SPO) positions in DCread more.  2 months ago

Wolf Professional Security LLC

Laurel, MD, USA

new Armed Security Guard
Job Description:  Security Officers must possess excellent verbal communication skills. Being an effective communicator is key to success. * Work various shifts, may requiring walking the building several times per ...read more.  1 month ago

Global Resource Solutions

Washington, DC, USA

new Security Escort
Job Description:  Prior military, civilian, or security guard experience preferred. (Honorable Discharge if applicable) * Honorably discharged (If Applicable) * Successfully completed all training and have obtained ...read more.  1 month ago

Brinks

Frederick, MD, USA

new Armed Transport Guard-$5,000 sign on bonus
Job Description:  Job Title Armed Transport Guard-$5,000 sign on bonus Job Description Inside every iconic Brink ... About Brink's Brink's is the global leader in security and logistics services, trusted by banks ...read more.  3 months ago

Chenega Corporation

Washington, DC, USA

Armed Guard
Job Description:  The Armed Security Guard is responsible for access control and detecting, delaying, detaining, and/or apprehending persons attempting to gain unauthorized access to Government property or otherwise ...read more.  7 months ago

DrinxMarket

Capitol Heights, MD, USA

Armed Security Guard
Job Description:  This job position is for an Armed Security Guard / Armed Maryland Special Police Officer 8 Hour Shifts, Flexible work days. 4PM-12AM Requirements: · Active Armed Security License · Active Maryland ...read more.  17 days ago

Leisure World of Maryland

Silver Spring, MD, USA

SECURITY GUARD
Job Description:  Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises * Authorizes entry of vehicular and pedestrian traffic ...read more.  4 years ago

Constellis

Reston, VA, USA

new Court Security Officer Supervisor
Job Description:  Provide security services for off-site and remote judicial functions where access to the site can ... Monitor all equipment; guard against loss or damage; report any such loss or damage immediately to ...read more.  1 month ago

Brinks

Timonium, MD, USA

new Turret Guard
Job Description:  Job Title Turret Guard Job Description Job Description Brink's U.S., a division of Brink ... Key Responsibilities: • Maintain the safety, security, and control of the building at all times ...read more.  3 months ago

Health Care For the Homeless Inc

Baltimore, MD, USA

Security Guard
Job Description:  Overview The Security Guard provides a secure environment in which the client care function of Health Care for the Homeless can operate by providing for the protection of clients, staff, visitors ...read more.  6 months ago

CLG & Associates LLC

Washington, DC, USA

Seeking Retired MPDC Armed Security Officer
Job Description:  Prefer Retired Law Enforcement/Correction Officers, Experience Security Guard and Military Personnel * Seeking motivated individuals with a minimum of five (5)years of security service experienceread more.  24 days ago

Blueline Security Services, LLC

Frederick, MD, USA

new Frederick MD Security Guard
Job Description:  DUTIES -Submitting activity logs and incident reports -foot and vehicle patrol -general security officer duties QUALIFICATIONS Applicant Requirements: -Must be 18 years of age - High School Diploma ...read more.  1 year ago

Blueline Security Services, LLC

Washington, DC, USA

Armed Guards/ Armed SPOs
Job Description:  Currently all of our security officer assignments are in Maryland; Washington, D.C.; and Virginia ... A VALID Armed Guard license: Maryland, D.C and/or Virginia * Able to read and write English clearly ...read more.  20 days ago

Army National Guard

Manassas, VA, USA

new 31B Military Police - Police Officer
Job Description:  ... Guard, you'll do all of these things by protecting, defending, and upholding the law. MPs support battlefield operations through circulation control, providing area security, conducting prisoner of ...read more.  3 years ago

Advantage SCI

Washington, DC, USA

Guard
Job Description:  Guard Reports To: Program Manager and Customer Work Location: Washington, D.C. Clearance: Active ... Process security clearances requests that have been vetted through the State & Local Program Officeread more.  10 months ago

Advantage SCI

Washington, DC, USA

Guard (On-Call)
Job Description:  Guard (On-Call) Reports To: Program Manager and Customer Work Location: Washington, DC Clearance ... Process security clearances requests that have been vetted through the State & Local Program Officeread more.  10 months ago

Paragon Systems

Capitol Heights, MD, USA

new Capitol Heights PSO (TS) - Part-Time MD Armed Protective Security Officer (TS)
Job Description:  Security guards shall answer questions and provide directions to visitors and building tenants. Typical duties include processing visitors by verifying identification, enforce property rules and ...read more.  3 months ago

Chenega Corporation

Laurel, MD, USA

new Armed Security Officer
Job Description:  Overview The Armed Security Officer (ASO) meets the local, state, and federal requirements to ... Will participate in Guard Mount, receive assigned post, and copy any extra instructions. * Will ...read more.  3 months ago

Army National Guard

Washington, DC, USA

new 31E Internment/Resettlement Specialist
Job Description:  As an Internment/Resettlement Specialist for the Army National Guard, you will utilize your ... Job Duties • Supervision of confinement and detention operations • External security of ...read more.  2 years ago

Hammer Time Protective Services LLC

Washington, DC, USA

new Unarmed (DC) Overnight Licensed Security Guard
Job Description:  Proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position. * Trained security officers with 2 or more years of experience required. * Ability to operate detecting systems and emergency ...read more.  2 months ago

Sentry Force Security

Fairfax, VA, USA

new Unarmed Security Guards
Job Description:  We are hiring for Full Time and Part time Security Officers in Fairfax, Arlington and McLean Here are the shifts: Arlington * Saturday & Sunday - 3pm - 11pm McLean * Monday through Friday 3pm - 11pm ...read more.  1 month ago

DMAC Security

Pikesville, MD, USA

new Unarmed Security Officer
Job Description:  Unarmed Security Officer / Security Guard DMAC Security is seeking to hire Unarmed Security Officers to observe and detect criminal activity then alert the proper authorities. Your detailed awareness ...read more.  2 months ago

Signal88 Security of Delaware and Baltimore

Laurel, MD, USA

new Dedicated Security Officer ~ Laurel, MD
Job Description:  Signal 88 Security has an immediate job opportunity for a Dedicated Patrol Security Officer who possesses a current and valid State of Maryland Security Guard License. This role is expected to work ...read more.  1 month ago

Excelsior Defense, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

new Unarmed Security Guard
Job Description:  We are seeking an Unarmed Security Guard 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 patronsread more.  2 years ago

Sunrise Senior Living

Arlington, VA, USA

Security Staff - PRN
Job Description:  ... our Security team member is responsible for providing security services and ensuring a safe and ... Responsibilities Responsibilities: - Promoting and guarding the community property - Assessing ...read more.  18 days ago

Aqs Temple Hills Llc

Temple Hills, MD, USA

new Armed Security Guard
Job Description:  Grocery Store Security Guard needed. Pay $15/hr . Full Time Candidates must be drug-free and have no criminal convictions. Drivers license and reliable transportation are required. Candidates must ...read more.  3 months ago

MGM Resorts International

National Harbor, MD, USA

new Security Officer - K9 (MGM National Harbor)
Job Description:  Communicates emergencies to local police. • Guards monetary transactions between Table Games and ... Preferred: • Previous casino security experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: • CPR ...read more.  1 month ago

DMAC Security

Pikesville, MD, USA

new Floater/Security Officer
Job Description:  Must have Security Guard Certification and be able to show it at interview. Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation Must pass Drug Test and Criminal Background check Must be 18 ...read more.  3 months ago

Diversified Protection Corporation

Washington, DC, USA

Construction Surveillance Technician with Security Clearance
Job Description:  We offer a full spectrum of services from training and risk assessments to armed security guards. As a company with two decades of experience, our clients include the Department of Homeland Security ...read more.  6 months ago

Security 1 Solutions LLC

Baltimore, MD, USA

Unarmed Security Officer - FT and PT NIH MRV
Job Description:  Provide, operate, and maintain an unarmed security guard force to perform all necessary security functions and other related functions, including monitoring the MRVs, the outer perimeter, parking ...read more.  9 months ago

PRINCE SECURITY SERVICES

Washington, DC, USA

new Security Guard - Special Police Officer, DC Unarmed
Job Description:  Prince Security Services DC is seeking reliable and dependable individuals who are committed to excellence, honesty, teamwork and integrity to join our team. We are a trusted provider of protective ...read more.  1 year ago

Signal88 Security of Delaware and Baltimore

Annapolis, MD, USA

Dedicated Security Officer-Annapolis MD
Job Description:  Signal 88 has immediate job opportunities for a Dedicated Security Officer that possesses a current and valid State of Maryland Security Guard License. This role is expected to work 30-36+ hours per ...read more.  11 months ago

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, USA

Security Guard - AWESOME WORK CULTURE!
Job Description:  Responsible for providing security for the family shelter in Baltimore, MD and all janitorial tasks for the building are completed in a timely manner. Assists the Security/ Facility Coordinator in ...read more.  6 months ago

Master Security Company

Rockville, MD, USA

new Protective Security Officer (PSO)
Job Description:  ... Guard Card Suitability Letter - Preliminary or check expiration date Security Clearance (not necessary, but helpful)read more.  1 month ago

Echelon Sentinel Group, LLC

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

Security Guard
Job Description:  The ideal candidate for the Professional Security Officer position is excellent with customers and has an impressive ability to communicate well with others. This is a great opportunity to join ESG ...read more.  5 months ago

Falken Industries, LLC

Germantown, MD, USA

Maryland Armed Guard (Full-Time, Day Shift)
Job Description:  Be part of the world's leading private security organization, in Northern Virginia and Maryland ... In this position, you will work as an armed guard in Germantown, MD. Your post will be at a desk at ...read more.  10 months ago

Echelon Sentinel Group, LLC

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

new Security Guard-Armed
Job Description:  Echelon Sentinel Group is hiring Armed Guards, for locations in Charlottesville, and Richmond. Virginia DCJS Eligibility Requirements: Successful completion of all initial training requirements for ...read more.  2 years ago

Loomis US

Springfield, VA, USA

new CDL Armed Driver Guard
Job Description:  Pay Rate: $20.50 per hour Job Description As an Armored Driver Guard, you work with your team to ... Loomis will pay for security and firearms qualifications, licensing and permitting. Working ...read more.  1 month 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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