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Career Opportunities

"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.

Congratulations...You made a great choice!

You could be on any other private security services careers page, but you chose us!

U.S. Security Associates (USA) is one of the nation's largest and most awarded private security services firms, operating 160 branches nationwide. We also have a significant global presence, with over 50,000 Associates across 120 countries around the world.

Size aside, our focus is building on our reputation as the top private security services employer in the nation. How? It's simple, really. We hire great people and train them to be the most highly-skilled and knowledgeable security professionals in the industry. Our Associates come to us with incredibly diverse backgrounds - veterans and active duty, current and retired law enforcement, as well as the many highly qualified applicants we receive from the civilian sector.  This, combined with our award winning training programs, enables our team to consistently deliver the best service and professionalism in the industry.

This caliber of service is made possible, in large part, because we make it our priority to continuously invest in the development of our Associates. As an Associate, you'll have the distinct advantage of participating in innovative programs like SecuritySTARS®, our industry exclusive training, development and recognition initiative. SecuritySTARS® provides our Officers the opportunity to earn advancement and grow their careers unlike any place else in the industry.

We've dedicated a great deal of time and resources toward ensuring that our Officers maintain the most Safe. Secure. Friendly.® environment in the industry, and we're proud to say the accolades speak for themselves. The way we see it, creating better outcomes is all about putting in the work:

  1. Top 125 training company by Training magazine for 11 consecutive years.
  2. Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Awards competition in 2006, then in 2012, and most recently in 2015.
  3. Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine, for five years running

Delivering the very best service starts with hiring great people, and we couldn't be prouder of the men and women who represent our team everyday!

Apply with us today, we look forward to hearing from you!


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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