The area I worked, need a secret clearance which takes one to three months.
Answered - Security Officer (Full-time) (Former Employee) - Springfield, VA 22151
Over two months- It is a requirement in the state of FL that all security officers be licensed. It took roughly 3 weeks to get the required license and another month and a half for all background checks to be completed. My case was significantly faster, as I already HAD the required clearance to be eligible to work on site.
Answered - Contracted Security Officer (Former Employee) - Jupiter, FL
Months due security clearance for federal government.