U.S. Security Associates

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U.S. Security Associates Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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2.1 176 reviews

28% Approve of the CEO

U.S. Security Associates President Charles Schneider

Charles Schneider

(74 ratings)

28% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If your looking for an easy job, they don't get easier than this one(in 6 reviews)

  • easy work nothing extremely difficult but it all depends on the account you are located at(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Very inconsistent, NO opportunity for advancement(in 8 reviews)

  • No raises for the past three years(in 8 reviews)

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    Committed to effective security

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsManagement allows employees to have a great work-like balance and is supportive of employee needs and development. Company leadership is very knowledgeable about industry developments and personnel training requirements. They also display a strong commitment to ethical personnel management.

    ConsThe fast-paced work environment sometimes is not matched by internal communication efficiency, as recent merges have rearranged responsibilities for some departments.

    U.S. Security Associates Marketing Team responded to this review

    Jul 21, 2014

    Thank you! We’re happy to know that you’ve found a place to develop your industry knowledge and that your values are reflected in our company management—that’s what we strive for! As our company ... More
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    Okay place

    Site Security Supervisor (Current Employee) Paterson, NJ

    ProsThe work itself is fairly easy and its a fun job and okay pay. The employees are all friendly and kind.

    ConsFavoritism, no recognition for excellent service, will write you up for any little thing, promoted a officer to captain over sergeants and a lieutenant due to favoritism.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPromote qualified people not people you like.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    U.S. Security Associates Marketing Team responded to this review

    Jul 21, 2014

    Thank you! Yes, our security careers are perfect for those with a knack for customer service. Our service standards demand a strict attention to performance and compliance onsite, but we are also ... More
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    Great perks

    Security Officer (Current Employee) Kernersville, NC

    ProsGreat company to work for, good contracts

    ConsOfficer should get new uniforms once a year

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    U.S. Security Associates Marketing Team responded to this review

    Jul 21, 2014

    Thank you! You’re right, we have outstanding clients—and employees! Since we value environmental responsibility, we try not to replace uniforms in good condition unless necessary. However, we do ... More
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    Good, old-fashioned company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHigh values and standards for their employees and clients

    ConsMany things are done manually, like a "Mom & Pop" business

    Advice to Senior ManagementStandardize procedures, and make them known through training

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    U.S. Security Associates Marketing Team responded to this review

    Jul 21, 2014

    Thank you for reviewing us! As you probably know, we have grown exponentially throughout the past few years, and we are so thankful to the employees like you who are working to identify and implement ... More
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    Great

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood company, good hours, decent pay

    Consshort staffed always asking to work overtime

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Keeping the client happy always keeps the company smiling.

    Supervisor (Current Employee)

    ProsCompany values were always high and always trying to go higher.

    ConsMolding employees with little or no security knowledge.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire employees that live in immediate area or have transportation.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    On job learning and training the best.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWorkable schedule, and schedule out on time. Along with they will not work more than 16 hr in one 24 hour period, if so they get fined.

    ConsBeing called in for a turn a round's or staying after for no shows.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Over all good.

    Security Officer (Former Employee)

    ProsFor the most part if you are looking for a job where you do not want to deal with your boss this is it.

    ConsIf something does go wrong it can be very hard to find anyone at the office that can help.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Security Officer (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsBest management and great coworkers to deal with.

    ConsRate needs to be higher

    Advice to Senior ManagementStay still

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good experience

    Loss Prevention Agent (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    Proswork with no supervision, easy job to do, the bosses are really professional, the schedule is flexible and they have worked around my needs

    Consthere are a lot of reports, clients are rude and expect you to do there job as well as your own job.

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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