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Job Title: Unarmed Security Guard

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and professional Unarmed Security Guard to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our clients and their property. The Unarmed Security Guard will be required to patrol the premises, monitor surveillance equipment, and report any suspicious activity to the appropriate authorities.


  • Patrol the premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Monitor surveillance equipment and alarms, and respond to emergency situations as needed.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients and visitors, and assist with directions and information as needed.
  • Report any incidents, accidents, or suspicious activity to the appropriate authorities.
  • Write clear and concise reports detailing any incidents or activities that occurred during the shift.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures, and adhere to all safety and security protocols.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid state security guard license.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and observation skills.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Employee assistance program.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Unarmed Security Guard

What is the best way to find and hire a Unarmed Security Guard near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Unarmed Security Guard applicants. Employers posting their Unarmed Security Guard job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Unarmed Security Guard applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Unarmed Security Guard are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 14 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Unarmed Security Guard positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Unarmed Security Guard role?
SMS has 89% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Unarmed Security Guard job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Unarmed Security Guards are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 105% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Unarmed Security Guard applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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