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About AlliedBarton Security Services

Better than a blanket, Allied Security Holdings gives customers a sense of security. One of the largest private contract security firms in the US, the company does business as AlliedBarton Security Services. It recruits and employs trained security guards to serve thousands of customers (some of which are large FORTUNE 500 companies) and their facilities. – more... They include government facilities, hospitals, offices, ports, residential communities, shopping centers, and universities. With more than 100 offices nationwide, the company also provides employment and background screening services through its HR Plus subsidiary (formerly VanElla). Allied Security Holdings is owned by private equity firm Blackstone Group.

Allied Security Holdings began doing business as AlliedBarton Security Services after acquiring Barton Protective Services in 2004. Blackstone bought AlliedBarton in 2008 for $750 million from investors led by Ronald Perelman's MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings.

In the last few years, the company has made strides to further build out its service offerings both organically and through acquisitions, expand its geographic footprint across the US, and increase the number of industries and types of facilities that it serves. It launched a training and development program called AlliedBarton EDGE, which gives employees on-demand access to learning modules in order to prepare them for additional responsibilities and career advancement. It acquired the assets of Fox, a provider of manned guard services to residential communities in Florida, the assets of VanElla, and security services company Initial Security. Additionally, it joined with to invite US veterans to apply for security work. – less

AlliedBarton Security Services Employer Reviews

Security Officer (Former Employee), Ashburn, VAApril 8, 2014
Account Manager, Security (Current Employee), Ashburn Va.January 9, 2014
Security Officer (Current Employee), Ashburn, VADecember 7, 2013
Security Officer (Current Employee), Ashburn, VAMarch 6, 2013
Security Officer (Current Employee), Ashburn, VAApril 12, 2012

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Working at AlliedBarton Security Services

  • I use to work for them for about 2 years trust me it is not all it is cracked up to be .They expect to much from you and they don't like to give raises when I asked for one...
  • Hi i am looking for a job and i am a very reliable person. i finish all my duties when they need to be done i do not have any experience in security work but please you can...
  • Do you work at AlliedBarton Security Services? How did you find the job? How did you get that first interview? Any advice for someone trying to get in?
  • Employment – 20 replies
    I would say think twice before you apply. The company needs to work out some internal issues first.
  • It's always hard to know what to expect when going in for that interview -- and preparation can make all the difference. What is the interview process like at AlliedBarton...

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