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AlliedBarton Security Officer Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 28, 2014
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Security Officer
Austin, TX

I applied in-person and the process took 6 days - interviewed at AlliedBarton in April 2014.

Interview Details – Very simple, I applied online and with in a day received a call from HR to schedule and interview. The interview was easily and included a drug test and very basic questions about costumer service

Interview Question – Is there any negative side effects from wearing a uniform   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negation a every site has a set salary amount

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Security Officer
Milwaukee, WI

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at AlliedBarton in September 2013.

Interview Details – three interviews, hair follicle drug testing and physical, written exam, checking references and conducting back ground check and assuring one possess a Private Security license, having one sized for proper uniforms and viewing videos, on safety and what is to be expected from the employer

Interview Question – Access Control   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Experience and wages

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Security Officer
White Plains, NY

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at AlliedBarton in May 2013.

Interview Details – Filled out online application and it took about 4 months to be contacted. Afterwards there was an interview with a recruiter and then with a site manager. At the interview at the recruiter office there were others there for the interview as well. I did hear that it took one person a year to be contacted for an interview after applying online.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work in Security   Answer Question

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Security Officer
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at AlliedBarton in July 2011.

Interview Details – Make sure to dress professional and no bright nail polish. Make sure that you bring a copy of your resume and high school diploma. If you are in college bring a copy of your transcript. Arrive at least 15 minutes early to make a great impression.

Interview Question – Can I leave my ne manned post and escort them to the other side of the property to enter a gate that wasn't working properly.   View Answer

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Security Officer
Bronx, NY

I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at AlliedBarton in March 2014.

Interview Details – The process was waiting for a phone call, coming in to fill out some paperworks and going in front of 2 higher managers. Then they take you to the waiting room while they come up with their decisions.

Interview Question – what are you weaknesses?   View Answer

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Security Officer
Omaha, NE

I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

Interview Details – On the spot job offer. Absolutely no questions asked. He just made sure I had a social security number and that I could pass a drug test. I started work the next day.

Interview Question – None, like I said before, he asked me no professional questions.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. He told me he would start me off at $9.34/HR and I accepted.

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Security Officer
Richmond, VA

I applied online and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at AlliedBarton in April 2014.

Interview Details – I had no prior experience as a Security Officer. So when I came in and was interviewed they told me of whats avaliable, and what the pay rates are. Very simple. I said I needed good pay to stay on my college future. Depends on location and this account Manager had 2 spots open. One in a neighborhood with 8 an hour or a chemical plant for 12...I took the chemical plant.

Interview Question – They asked what I felt Security details and what it means.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – It was very short. But made sense in the end.

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Security Officer
Minneapolis, MN

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

Interview Details – My resume was found online and I was recruited. The interview was mostly perfunctory, focusing mostly on my availability and willingness to work at specific locations.

Interview Question – I was asked to explain why I was terminated from my previous job.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation phase

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Security Officer

I applied in-person and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at AlliedBarton.

Interview Details – Initial interview with recruiter was ok, interview with site management was poor.

Interview Question – Allied Barton management was very rude and condescending.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Only accepted the job, because I needed a pay check until I could find a better company to work for.

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Security Officer
Charlotte, NC

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at AlliedBarton in June 2012.

Interview Details – Easy communication to get in contact with potential managers. Quick access to training for certification. Fast placement for a site.

Interview Question – 3rd Shift   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no

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