U.S. Security Associates

  www.ussecurityassociates.com
  www.ussecurityassociates.com

U.S. Security Associates Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
228 Reviews
2.1
228 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Richard Wyckoff
13 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • If your looking for an easy job, they don't get easier than this one (in 8 reviews)

  • easy work nothing extremely difficult but it all depends on the account you are located at (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Pay is too low for the job they want you to do, No raises, insurance is horrible (in 15 reviews)

  • No advancement into supervisor/manager roles (in 9 reviews)

More Highlights

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Nice Start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates

    Pros

    Decent pay for what it is.... I did my job and was promoted to supervisor. But it's not a long career job just something to get your feet wet

    Cons

    Lack of communication between job site management and home office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better job sited

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    GREAT OPPORTUNITY

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Gwt to use my undergrad degree

    Cons

    Wtaching the wrong people sometimes and having other people shoplift you werent watching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
  3.  

    Pretty boring but

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Grayson, KY
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Grayson, KY

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Hours are not bad. Great for people wanting to work part-time, starts out a little over minimum wage. Management wasn't bad. Always by yourself

    Cons

    No benefits, fairly low pay

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Oct 14, 2014Marketing Team

    Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that you are enjoying your schedule and responsibilities. Should you ever wish to move to a full-time position, we suggest you meet with your HR ... More

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5.  

    Excellent company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Buffalo, NY

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed. I was able to advance quickly within the company.

    Cons

    Needs to be better communication between Operations Managers and Site Supervisors.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    All sites should have updated technology as to better submit payroll, and improved accuracy in the writing of reports.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Oct 14, 2014Marketing Team

    Thank you very much for your suggestions. We couldn’t agree more—we are always looking for diligent officers from within our ranks to fill supervisory and management positions. We are working to ... More

  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    I acted as the floater or "go to person"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Sarasota, FL

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Honest, Integrity, excellent management, great work ethic

    Cons

    Equal or better than any other organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Additional training as required.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Oct 14, 2014Marketing Team

    Thank you! We’re so glad to hear that you’ve had a good experience! Your hard work is much appreciated.

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    U.S. Security Associates is a great company to work for with a great work enviornment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing
    Current Employee - Marketing

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time

    Pros

    This is is Great work environment

    Cons

    There are Lots of deadlines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on company social media.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014Marketing Team

    Thanks for your response! We think of ourselves as a positive, upbeat employer, and we’re so glad you agree. Yes, there are many tasks to complete for a company as fast-growing as ours, and we’re ... More

  8.  

    Great company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Site Manager
    Current Employee - Site Manager

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Many great opportunities to experience and grow within the company and this career field.

    Cons

    One disadvantage is the fact most work is contract or temporary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014Marketing Team

    Thank you for your encouraging review! Our clients’ staffing needs necessitate temporary or part-time work for some contracts, but we offer many full-time positions as well; please feel free to take ... More

  9.  

    A Great And Challenging Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Being entrusted to carry out the job with no one looking over your shoulders. A decent pay rate compared to other Loss Prevention companies. A challenging and exciting Loss Prevention position.

    Cons

    Takes a good amount of time before receiving paid time off and holidays will be missed due to schedule.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014Marketing Team

    We are happy to hear that your skills are being put to use in a challenging and rewarding environment!

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very good experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Security Associate in Braintree, MA
    Former Employee - Security Associate in Braintree, MA

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They really care for their employees.

    Cons

    Not so well organized.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Apply what you know.

  11.  

    Fun place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Federal Way, WA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Federal Way, WA

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun coworkers, decent pay, fun sites, flexible hours

    Cons

    Management doesn't always jump in when conflicts arise which lead to anger, jealous arguments amongst coworkers sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When a guard comes to you with a complaint....please take it seriously.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

U.S. Security Associates Photos

Work at U.S. Security Associates? Share Your Experiences

U.S. Security Associates

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.