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"It is really a pleasure doing business with U.S. Security Associates. I value our partnership and look forward to many more years of doing business with your company."

— Kenneth Drayton
Fashion Institute of Technology


Career Opportunities

For more information about career opportunities, contact the USA office in your area or browse current openings.

Security Service Careers at U.S. Security Associates

There are many opportunities at U.S. Security Associates for rewarding careers in the security industry. The distinction between “security careers” and “security jobs” is important. It goes right to the heart of what’s different about our security company. Our people are different. The mindset is different.

There are plenty of minimum-wage “security jobs” out there with no benefits or future, available to job-seekers with no training or qualifications. Getting one of those security jobs is easier than starting a career with U.S. Security Associates. We conduct full background investigations, including authorization to work in the U.S., education verification, employment references, and criminal record checks. We drug test. We interview. We train and train and train, and then we train more.

By the time we assign a security officer to a site, we have made a significant investment in that person – in background screening fees, training expenses, uniform costs and administrative time. Employing that person long-term is in our best interest, and it’s in the best interest of our clients, who want familiar faces, site knowledge and experience in their security programs.

Our clients are Fortune 500 companies, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, government facilities, retail locations and others who expect career-caliber security professionals. Within our dynamic account portfolio, there are work environments and assignments to suit every personality from the introvert to the extrovert and all points in between. Our employee selection and security officer training programs are designed to match career-seekers to positions that resonate with their personal strengths and characteristics. We believe this is key to employee satisfaction, longevity and excellence.


Our qualifications for employment include the following, at minimum:

  • must be a US citizen or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States
  • must pass a background check and drug screen
  • must be willing to pass medical and/or psychological tests as a condition of employment or continued employment (including tests for substance abuse)
  • must have an honorable discharge from military (if served)
  • must meet minimum requirements of state licensing for security guard employment
  • must be at least 18 years of age (21 for some positions)
  • must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., home phone or cell phone)
  • must have reliable means of transportation to and from work
  • must be able to effectively speak, read, and write English
  • must maintain a neat hairstyle, cut short enough or styled sufficiently to prevent it from standing out when the uniform cap or hat is worn or from extending below the top of the shirt or jacket collar
  • must refrain from wearing earrings, necklaces, or jewelry in the nose, eyebrows, lips, tongue, or other extremities
  • must be clean-shaven except for neatly trimmed mustache, unless mustaches are prohibited by client (e.g., when they might interfere with wearing special safety masks)*
  • must furnish black socks and plain-toed black shoes in good condition, to be worn with uniform
  • if employed full-time, must be able to work overtime and on various shifts as needed, including weekends and holidays*

*Reasonable accommodation based on religious beliefs or medical need will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

U.S. Security Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and benefits.

For more information about career opportunities, contact the USA office in your area or browse current openings.

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