They can put ya to work. Need better management to get things done. In compliance with company standards. And overall rating. Benefits. Medical. We're never offered. License never offered. As security guard type 2 you need a license. To be in compliance with state and local laws
patroling different locations, deggy points on the stores being able to watch others as they enter whatever building you was assign, it was nice to secure them truck stop shack is isolated being alone while trucks check in and out of work management very understandable hardest part was staying up over night but enjoyable i stood on the very top of the roof of the poplar tower outside it was a nice view of the city Ceo has care for the employess, very cool
Very poor supervisors. Very poor operations manager. Hire females supervisor that he like. He even talk to one of the. Supervisors has favorites an when something goes down, they always take the favorite side whether or not they started. Very poor workers. The females are always jealous of the other females that work, whether it's their nails, their hair, or if they look better then then. Over all Central Defense need to be realigned with a new management period.
Office Receptionist (Former Employee) – North Little Rock, AR – March 7, 2016
The most important aspect of my job was working directly with guards in providing help and assistance to them to make them more productive workers for community. A typical day at work was hard because the management is poor. I learned how to actively engage with cooperative team players in defending our community. I had rude, outrageously obnoxious, irritating, unsupportive , rude, irritating co- workers. The hardest part was to walk in the doors each day to be of service in a very hostile environment as a worker, which made my job hard to conduct due to harassment day to day during daily operations.Otherwise, there was staff not locally located that worked for the same company at another location I enjoyed communicating with otherwise.
Central defense is a good place to work with steady pay. Often there is conflict but it is quickly resolved. There is no shortage of assignments that cab test the skills of the most dedicated officers.
Unarmed Guard/Inactive (Former Employee) – Memphis, TN and Nashville, TN – August 21, 2015
A typical day for myself included longer hours, I accepted other shifts quite often, not just for the extra money, but also for a chance for advancing my career. By acquiring the extra hours I was able to learn more about how management and the supervisors were handling the various shifts at several client locations. Not all people I work with I felt were able to handle simple tasks, but overall those who did work, worked and worked efficiently. The hardest part of the job was organizing and training officers who had been accustomed to previous job duties. I enjoyed every aspect of the job, but most often was the ability to take my leadership role and spread my knowledge.
This was the second security company I worked for, and honestly they could do much worse. The training wasn't the greatest (so be ready to learn on the job), but they treat their workers well and will work with you as much as they can. Been here for 2 years now (security is pretty good work while in college) and honestly I actually like holding on to this job as a great backup in case internships and other opportunities fall through.
Will work with you on scheduling, treats officers well
Security Officer (Former Employee) – Security, CO – June 18, 2016
This is one of the worst places that I have worked. They charge you for your uniforms. They put you at different locations and they do not give you instructions on what your job is. You basically train and do what you think is right there.
Site Supevisor (Former Employee) – Memphis, Tn – January 30, 2014
Management only cares about thier bonuses and money. They do not care about thier employees or customers. The office hires managers that do not have any knowledge in security. Do not work for this company or give them any business....
Good coworkers and some clients
management knows nothing about security and benifits
A typical day was a good one, management was ok but they were bouncing me from one supervisor to another but I enjoyed it because I could meet different people and talk to them. Co-workers were ok and there was no hard part and the most enjoyable part was that most of the time I spent my time on the job without anyone bothering me.
on a day to day basis working for Central Defense Security, and I monitoring the Warehouse work floor. I am floor desk guard, who answers and transfers calls, and provides information to customers. Overall its still a nice company to work for if your looking for a start.
short break, doesnt offer job advancement, poor health care bemefits