How to Hire a Security

Does your growing business need security? Security can help your company increase sales and revenue by providing a comfortable and safe professional environment.

Here are some tips to help you find great security candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Security Search for Jobs on Indeed*


job seekers clicked on security jobs


resumes from job seekers with security experience on Indeed


security jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $12.07 hourly
  • Typical salaries range from $7.25$21.75 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Feb 2018

Why hire Security?

The need for security can have tangible effects on your bottom line. A great security hire can help your business:

• Ensure that assets are protected
• Provide a safe environment for employees and customers
• Improve your business reputation

Skills to look for in great Security

A great security candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Professional certifications
• Familiarity with developing emergency plans
• Familiarity with commonly used security devices
• Problem solving
• Quick thinking
• Autonomous mindset

Writing a Security job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Security candidates. A Security job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Security jobs, such as:

• Security
• Security Guard
• Corporate Security Guard

Interviewing Security candidates

Strong candidates for security positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Their process of developing new security procedures
• Best practices
• Demonstrate appropriate demeanor

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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