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Stimson Center

Washington, DC, USA

Fall 2021 Global Governance, Justice & Security Program Internship
Job Description:  July 30, 2021 The Global Governance, Justice & Security Program at the Stimson Center Internship TOR As the world confronts myriad, interconnected challenges - from ending civil wars and extreme ...read more.  19 days ago

Department of Defense

Washington Navy Yard, DC, USA

Security Specialist
Job Description:  Review and approves physical security documentation. Conducts site surveys and physical security accreditations. * Responsible for providing guidance for the issuance, control, education, and ...read more.  8 days ago

Leidos

Washington, DC, USA

new Lead Security Auditing SME
Job Description:  Description Job Description Leidos is seeking a Lead Security Auditing FunctionalTechnical Consultant to join a team supporting a government customer in a highly complex cyber security environmentread more.  1 month ago

Evergreen Fire and Security

Laurel, MD, USA

new Traveling Security Specialist Technician
Job Description:  Who We Are Evergreen Fire and Security (EFS) is a recognized leader in the life safety and security solutions industry. We are entrusted by the Federal Government and commercial customers to protect ...read more.  2 months ago

Department Of Homeland Security

Glen Burnie, MD, USA

new Transportation Security Specialist - Explosives Detection Canine Handler
Job Description:  * Duties Help Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In ...read more.  3 days ago

Xcelerate Solutions

Vienna, VA, USA

new Cyber Threat Intelligence SME with Security Clearance
Job Description:  An Active TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance is required for this position. The candidate will support Government staff in developing a broad range of written products in support of senior ...read more.  1 month ago

Department Of Justice

Washington, DC, USA

new Security Specialist
Job Description:  As a Security Specialist, responsibilities include: * Developing policies, procedures, and methods for implementation and administration of the security program including local operational security ...read more.  1 month ago

Inquiries, Inc.

Laurel, MD, USA

Personnel Security Assistant
Job Description:  Personnel Security Assistant Inquiries, Inc. - Fort George G Meade, MD 20755 ! Active Top Secret ... If you have worked previously in the military, Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, this ...read more.  7 months ago

The Computer Merchant, Ltd

Fairfax, VA, USA

new Security Specialist/Assistant FSO
Job Description:  Security Specialist/Assistant FSO Location : Fairfax, VA Job Description : Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for a Security Specialist/Assistant FSO to work from their ...read more.  2 months ago

Patricio Enterprises, Inc

Arlington, VA, USA

new Security Specialist - (7900)
Job Description:  Security Specialist LOCATION: Arlington, VA STATUS: Open, Contingent TRAVEL: Negligible CLEARANCE: Active Top-Secret Clearance Required, SCI and SAP eligible BENEFITS: 401K, Life/Health/ Dental ...read more.  2 months ago

CACI International Inc.

Reston, VA, USA

C-UAS Threat and Security Assessment Integrator
Job Description:  C-UAS Threat and Security Assessment Integrator Job Category: Intelligence Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI Employee Type: Regular-Rotational Traveler Percentage of ...read more.  5 months ago

Intelligentshift

Chantilly, VA, USA

new Security Specialist
Job Description:  The Security Administrative Specialist provides support to the Office of Security and Counterintelligence (OS&CI) senior managers in areas of division and operational administrative security ...read more.  1 year ago

HQ USAF and Support Elements

Arlington, VA, USA

new SECURITY SPECIALIST
Job Description:  Operate a program that provides the DOD components with MWD capabilities to deter, detect, or respond to actions that may affect the security of DOD installations, facilities, personnel, resources ...read more.  3 months ago

The Department of the Treasury

Lanham, MD, USA

new Physical Security Specialist
Job Description:  ... guard, canine, and maintenance service contracts; Employee Resource Center service requests; security related services or projects procured through GSA or Homeland Security via Security Work ...read more.  1 month ago

FireEye, Inc.

Washington Navy Yard, DC, USA

new Security Analyst (TS/SCI)
Job Description:  Mandiant partners with Federal Governments across the globe to protect their national security interests, guarding nation-state secrets, and defending critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks. Our ...read more.  1 year ago

Security Industry Specialists, Inc.

Herndon, VA, USA

Secured Space Coordinator - Full-Time
Job Description:  ... guard certification as prescribed by presiding state law, as well as all client requested ... security.read more.  8 days ago

Maxar Technologies Ltd

Herndon, VA, USA

Personnel Security Lead
Job Description:  Coordinating with Physical/Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) and local guard security staff to maintain UL2050 compliant Intrusion Detection Systems (IDSs) through semi-annual testing, adding ...read more.  5 days ago

Xator Corporation

McLean, VA, USA

Post Resource Manager - Security with Security Clearance
Job Description:  Experience in a State licensed security services occupation (armed/unarmed guard, control room operator, etc.) highly desirable. **Former military or Law Enforcement encouraged to apply. IND123read more.  9 months ago

Lucid Technologies

Falls Church, VA, USA

new Security Manager
Job Description:  Job Security Manager Location Falls Church, VA Duration Long term contract Job Description The Risk Management Portfolio is in need of a Security Manager supporting its Assessment and Authorization ...read more.  yesterday

Office of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau

Arlington, VA, USA

Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist (information Security)
Job Description:  This position is with the National Guard Bureau, CIO/G-6, IT Strategy Division, IT Govern/Policy ... Assess complex security events to determine impact and develops methods for corrective actionread more.  6 days ago

MELE Associates, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

Security Specialist
Job Description:  The Security Specialist's primary function is to provide multi-disciplined security support to a customer's facility and organization. The position will provide "day-to-day" support for Collateral ...read more.  10 months ago

PAE Incorporated - Military Friendly 2021 Silver Employer

Alexandria, VA, USA

new Part Time Data Center Security Monitor
Job Description:  As a Security Monitor, you will be responsible for the security and integrity of the facilities. PAE will extensively train you on how to closely observe and surveil your surroundings and the ...read more.  2 days ago

Mobile Video Guard

Laurel, MD, USA

Installation & Assembly Technician
Job Description:  At Mobile Video Guard the Installation and Assembly technician is a key part of the team. You will ... make security easy and effective for our customers Core Values * Bring your A game...Everydayread more.  16 days ago

Caliburn International

Reston, VA, USA

Senior Guard (SRG) - WPS II OCONUS
Job Description:  Ensures all assigned guard posts are staffed, monitoring performance of assigned guard force ... issued security clearance * Must be able to pass a medical physical approving candidate for ...read more.  11 days ago

Green Thumb Industries

Silver Spring, MD, USA

new Full Time Security & Loss Prevention Specialist
Job Description:  The Role The Security and Loss Prevention Specialist is responsible for the safety and security of all assets, property, personnel, patients/customers, and visitors. Responsibilities * Protect ...read more.  1 month ago

Caliburn International

Reston, VA, USA

Cleared American Guard OCONUS
Job Description:  The Cleared American Guard (CAG) is professionally trained to protect the security integrity of the construction site and responsible for protection of building materials, furniture, fixtures, and ...read more.  6 months ago

US Fitness

Ashburn, VA, USA

Lifeguard
Job Description:  ... security guard, inspection, etc.). * The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activitread more.  8 days ago

ASRC Federal

Washington, DC, USA

new Personnel Security Assistant/SEC with Security Clearance
Job Description:  Attend training as necessary to include, but not limited to, OPM e-QIP system, clearance/security briefings. Assist the Branch Chief and COTR with special projects as needed.Requirements Requirementsread more.  1 month ago

Tetra Tech, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

new Construction Manager Tunis Tunisia US Secret Clearance Required
Job Description:  New MSGR (Marine Security Guard Residence) * Office Annex Conversion - current MSGR is being converted into a NOX (New Office Annex) * Improvements and replacement of the underground fire mainsread more.  1 month ago

Boscov's Department Store, LLC

Frederick, MD, USA

Loss Prevention Detective (PT 15-19 hrs)
Job Description:  You will be responsible for guarding, patrolling, and monitoring premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. Additional responsibilities of the Security Officer include: + Providing ...read more.  4 months ago

Trinity Health Corporation

Silver Spring, MD, USA

Lead Environmental Services Technician
Job Description:  ... security guard, inspection, etc.) Environmental Conditions: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force ...read more.  13 days ago

Air National Guard

Andrews AFB, MD, USA

Supply Systems Analyst
Job Description:  The employee must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance * PCS expenses will NOT be paid * This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program * The employee ...read more.  11 days ago

Triune Solutions, LLC

Baltimore, MD, USA

Recruiter-Human Resource Cooridinator with Security Clearance
Job Description:  Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates for IT professional, Cyber Security Specialist and Security Guards. Must have a proven record of placing people with security ...read more.  4 months ago

TSG Federal

Washington, DC, USA

File Transfer Admin with Security Clearance
Job Description:  Position Title: File Transfer Admin Clearance Level: Public Trust Location: 100% Remote Program Details & Summary: Long term need Fully remote A typical 40 hours work week is expected except for ...read more.  8 days ago

Burlington Coat Factory Corporation

Falls Church, VA, USA

new Asset Protection Investigator
Job Description:  Prior experience as a security guard, asset protection officer or retail security associate is preferred. If you... ...are excited to deliver great values to customers every day; ...take a sense of ...read more.  1 month ago

Trinity Health Corporation

Silver Spring, MD, USA

new Patient Transporter/Aid PRN
Job Description:  ... e., security guard, inspection, etc.) Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving ...read more.  1 month ago

Bering Straits Native Corporation

Washington, DC, USA

new Shift Supervisor
Job Description:  Must able to obtain OR possess any applicable security guard or weapons permit necessary * Must be able to pass a background check covering the last 10 years and pass a drug screening due to the ...read more.  1 month ago

US Fitness

Rockville, MD, USA

Kids' Club Associate
Job Description:  ... e., security guard, inspection, etc.). * The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). Employee Benefits: All US ...read more.  22 days ago

The Sasser Group, Ltd

Springfield, VA, USA

new Patch Management (SCCM) 3 with Security Clearance
Job Description:  ... network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. • Document design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information. • Verify stability ...read more.  1 month ago

Hybrid Data Security

Washington Navy Yard, DC, USA

new PKI Systems Administrator
Job Description:  ... Identity Guard credential management systems, based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI ... Managed Security Services SOC Functions * Identity & Access Management authentication toolsread more.  1 year ago

Tetra Tech, Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

Construction Architect US Embassy Podgorica Montenegro Secret Clearance Required
Job Description:  Marine Security Guard Residence (MSGR) * Shop Facilities * Utility Building * Waste Treatment Facility * Recreation Facilities * We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year and up to 48 months of ...read more.  6 months ago

Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC

Washington, DC, USA

new Watch Officer
Job Description:  Military Veterans honorably discharged, retired, or actively serving National Guard/ Reserve members from the following fields; Infantry, Engineering, Operations, Military Police/Security Forces ...read more.  1 month ago

Mantech International Corporation

Arlington, VA, USA

Security Administrator
Job Description:  Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either ...read more.  9 days ago

Sagecor

Annapolis Junction, MD, USA

SharePoint Backend Admin with Security Clearance
Job Description:  Duties and responsibilities include: • Provide ongoing SharePoint administration services, including SharePoint Site Administration. • Provide tier 3-level technical support for the setup and ...read more.  5 months ago

ANASEC Inc.

Washington, DC, USA

new Personnel Security Assistant (PSA)
Job Description:  Review Personnel Security Questionnaires (SF-86 and SF-85P), verify information submitted on applications, contact subjects via approved methods to complete information on background investigation ...read more.  2 years ago

Valiant Integrated Services

Herndon, VA, USA

new Industrial Security Administrator III
Job Description:  Valiant is seeking an experienced and trained security professional to serve as the Industrial Security Administrator. This position is responsible for directly supporting the facility security team ...read more.  3 months ago

HII Technical Solutions

Andrews AFB, MD, USA

Unit Deployment Manager - 2374 with Security Clearance
Job Description:  ... Guard Bases across the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii: Atlantic City ANGB, NJ ... security, ancillary training, medical, and dental requirements. • Interface with Government ...read more.  6 months ago

Vie Management

Hyattsville, MD, USA

new Vie Towers Security Staff
Job Description:  ... security systems, like the burglar alarms and CCTV are working properly Competitive compensation commensurate with experienceread more.  1 year ago

NVE, Inc.

Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

new Security Administrator/Technician
Job Description:  This includes the headquarters complex, a child development center, guard houses, a recreation ... The Security Administrator/Technician shall have five years (5) experience in the operation of a ...read more.  2 months ago

Department of Defense

Arlington, VA, USA

Supervisory Information Technology Specilist (INFOSEC)
Job Description:  This position is with the National Guard Bureau, CIO/G-6, IT Strategy Division, CYBER SEC BR ... Implementing existing policy and regulations regarding Cyber Security and accreditation on the ...read more.  5 days 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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