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Interviews at Securitas

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Securitas.
Interview experience
Based on 498 interviews
Interview difficulty
Based on 492 interviews
Interview process length
Based on 438 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Securitas

Overview experience
Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Drug test
Background check
On-site interview
Written test
Phone call/screening
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Securitas

  • I was nervous but I spoke with confidence went into my interview telling myself I'm going to get this job .
    Shared on November 24, 2018 - Security Officer - Universal City, CA
  • My interview was quick . Roughly 10 minutes
    Shared on September 20, 2018
  • Not as much as you would expect for a security job. About 2 days of training and a background check. Get your security license and get ready to work.
    Shared on July 30, 2018 - Unarmed Security Officer - Virginia

Interview questions at Securitas

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Core value
    Shared on December 14, 2018 - Security Guard Unarmed - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Tell us your experience
    Shared on April 26, 2018 - Security Officer - Metairie, LA
  • Do you have a car?
    Shared on February 7, 2018 - Security officer in a distribution center - Memphis, TN
Interview tips at Securitas
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)64%
  • Formal (business suit)22%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Securitas
  • Be honest and flexible in your availability. Be flexible in your work assignments and be willing to work at other sites than your normal assigned site when help is needed. By being reliable and flexib…
    Shared on June 29, 2019
  • Are you a professional? It doesn't matter your wage, it doesn't matter your skill level. Everyone can be a professional. I told my Site Supervisor on my first day that there are two kinds of officers.…
    Shared on June 9, 2019
  • Go to any other security company securitas pays the least and doesn't value their guards after you work long enough to get to 3 or weeks vacation they will can you for any reason even after giving t…
    Shared on February 16, 2019
The first interview at Securitas
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application23%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Through Indeed.com14%
  • I walked in12%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
How candidates received their first interview at Securitas
  • Walk in application
    Shared on April 12, 2019 - Security Officer (Full-time) - Weslaco, TX
  • Employee referral
    Shared on October 2, 2018 - Security Officer - Missouri
  • Quick....they hire basically anyone.
    Shared on May 25, 2018 - Unarmed Security Officer - Annandale, VA
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