Armed Security Officer Jobs Forum

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John Doe

Updated 2 months ago

How do people stay in security jobs for so long? - 11 Replies

I'm at 45k a year. I am a site supervisor iv been doing this for almost 6 years but started out from the bottom making 9 an hour in a regular...

Trevor in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Updated 23 months ago

Top armed security officer skills needed to get the job. - 10 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every armed security officer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your armed...

GaryMAnning in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 27 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your armed security officer career? - 19 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being an armed security officer? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to...

TexasToast712 in Natalia, Texas

Getting Hired as a Armed Guard in Texas.

I have been working security as a non commissioned officer for about a year, decided to get my level 3 certification but now hiw do I get hired on?...

Sarissas in San Francisco, California

hiring new armed Security Officers

Hi. If anyone is looking for a new opportunity in the SF/Easy Bay area, I know a company that is hiring armed Security Officers right now.

Santiago in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 41 months ago

Finding a Training Position in Armed Security - 88 Replies

I have just completed an NRA 5 day Law Enforcement Course which certifies myself to instruct Police and armed Security for qualification to carry...

cert926 in Middletown, New York

Updated 43 months ago

Finding a job - 5 Replies

I am 50 years old and live in New York State, about 1 hour drive from Manhattan. I am 6' 1", 210 pounds, very athletic and work out in the gym an...

JRD32 in Weehawken, New Jersey

Where the nj jobs at

Ive been trying for a month or two to look for armed security jobs and I can't find nothing and if I do find something the companies want me either...

Adam lewis in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 48 months ago

What are typical armed security officer salaries? - 7 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

sunman in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Updated 69 months ago

Becoming a Freelancer - 2 Replies

So, I have about 10 years of experience in the private security/loss prevention field, and I'm looking into what it would take to provide some...

Christian L. in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Updated 72 months ago

carry permit in n.j - 19 Replies

I have a carry permit in n.j. for me to get hired in pa. what does it take

d1kojo in Bronx, New York

armed guard job in new york and the boroughs

why is it so hard to find a decent paying armed guard job in newq york,i have my license for several months now and every where i go they only wanted...

parker in Lanham, Maryland

Updated 83 months ago

Armed Security - 11 Replies

If I am PA Act 235 Certified can I freelance as an armed security guard or do I have to work for an agency? Thanks.

mikey in London, United Kingdom

Updated 85 months ago

Armed Security Jobs - 10 Replies

I live in Van Nuys and I wish to work as an Armed Security Guard. Get me some work please.

bradjc72 in Whitehall, Pennsylvania

Updated 86 months ago

Pa ACT 235 - 1 Reply

for 6 weeks or so, I have checked almost daily on the status of PA ACT 235 on the Pennsylvania State Police website, under the fingerprint section on...

floridafred1152 in Bradenton, Florida

Updated 90 months ago

what goes on in course? - 1 Reply

I am going to get my class g. Question I have is, does it involve getting shot with a rubber bullet or tasered in Florida?

Ghost in Rosario, Puerto Rico

Updated 93 months ago

How much does armed guard training costs in NYC? - 2 Replies

I would like to become a armed security guard. How much does the training costs in NYC? What are some reliable companies that train for armed guards?

BSupino in Williamstown, New Jersey

Updated 97 months ago


ok so i am a new jersey state resident and i applied to an armed security training institution in New York. After interview i was told it would be...

Guard Dog in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Updated 101 months ago

Are armed security officer job opportunities growing or declining? - 8 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most armed security...

jus me in Memphis, Tennessee

Armed Security

That salary that is posted on armed security in memphis. That is a lie. Starting pay is always 10 dollars. Then they will stick you some place...

tsvjn in Orlando, Florida

best paying armed job in orlando?

which company is the best paying for armed im working at 11.50 as a supervisor right now is there any company that is better?

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 109 months ago

Security positions - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, first time using this site so please don't get angry with my ignorance of the site. Any way... Is there any company's hiring...

Chris in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Anyone Hiring In Philadelphia??

Anyone eles having trouble looking for a job/new job in philadelphia? I have been looking and looking and noone in philadelphia is hiring for armed...

Oregon Security Training in Portland, Oregon

Updated 116 months ago

What are the best armed security officer qualifications and training to get ahead? - 13 Replies

What is the best training for becoming an armed security officer? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Gordon Hamilton in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 116 months ago

Always on the Lookout - 1 Reply

Looking for a permanent full time job as armed security. Ex-cop, full time security manager and inmate transport specialist... I OWN THE NIGHT. ...

ylong in orlando


i have a friend who has a carrying permit..he wants to do armed security work what else does he need? also can anyone recommend a comp. where can...

Wilko in Perth, Australia

Updated 118 months ago

jobs - 1 Reply

I have been transporting jewelry for companies that come into Michigan stores (armed). Are there other jobs like this?

Oregon Security Training in Portland, Oregon

Updated 119 months ago

Getting an armed security officer job. - 5 Replies

How did you get your start doing armed security officer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Jimflys in Hazlet, New Jersey

Becoming an ASO

I am a pilot who is looking for a back-up career as an ASO. What is the best way to comply with the Basic Law enforcement education? Do I need to go...

expolicerecruit in Linden, New Jersey

Updated 122 months ago

carry permit in n.j - 1 Reply

I have a carry permit in n.j. for me to get hired in pa. what does it take

jr in Linden, New Jersey

Updated 123 months ago

Armed security at Picatinny Arsenal - 1 Reply

I am an armed officer for 5 years. Does anybody know the secret to getting a job at Picatinny Arsenal (Chenega Security)? I have applied 3 times with...

dennis scinto in West Haven, Connecticut

security guard

dear sir I have no police record in the USA bonded three times thanks to my dad,s up bringing. I am very proud of this.

GigiFlores in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 130 months ago

Tips for armed security officer interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming armed security officer interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

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