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Security Officer Interviews at Securitas

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Securitas.
Interview experience
Based on 847 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 840 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 782 interviews
About a day or two

Security Officer Interview process at Securitas

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
43%
About a week
33%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
6%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
Drug test
75%
On-site interview
73%
Background check
71%
Written test
37%
Phone call/screening
30%
Least reported steps
Other
5%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
1%

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
  • 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
  • It’s some what easy they are always hiring even if you can’t speak English you will get in even if you can’t spell or read your good wit the job
    Shared on March 18, 2018 - Security Officer - Edison, NJ

Security Officer Interview questions at Securitas

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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
  • If I had experience in security, and If I was available to work extra hours.
    Shared on May 2, 2017 - Security Officer - Barceloneta, PR
Security Officer Interview tips at Securitas
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)64%
  • Formal (business suit)19%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Securitas
  • Seek the best candidates in terms of character, work attitude, responsibility and experience
    Shared on January 15, 2018 - Security Officer - Boston, MA
  • Be yourself
    Shared on December 18, 2017 - Security Officer - Phoenix, AZ
  • On night jobs stay awake
    Shared on August 1, 2017 - Security Officer - West Palm Beach, FL
The first interview at Securitas for Security Officer
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed26%
  • Other online job site16%
  • Employee referral14%
  • Walk-In14%
  • I called them9%
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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