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AlliedBarton Reviews

Updated April 16, 2017
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AlliedBarton Chairman, President, and CEO Bill Whitmore Jr.
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  • Good pay worked a decent amount of hours at a refinery" (in 52 reviews)

  • Overall Easy job if you just do what you're supposed to do (in 43 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AlliedBarton part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    i have been working for Allied for past 5 years. The pay is good but management needs improvement

    Cons

    management can be a lot better


  2. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, team orriented , Room for growth

    Cons

    Time management, hardly and cross training on large complex building layouts.


  3. "Flex Security Officer"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, great benefits, growth potential in the company

    Cons

    The turnover rate is high, had to travel long distances depending on job location.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Seucurity Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It was a single account

    Cons

    I found no downside working for Allied


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Very repetitive."

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Rosemont, IL
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Rosemont, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Simple and easy
    Meet new people everyday
    Exercise everyday
    Hours
    Co workers were awesome
    Interesting job
    Laid back
    Cool
    10/10

    Cons

    On your feet all shift and doing the same thing everyday
    Some managers are tough
    Get called in your off day

    Advice to Management

    Have consideration for peoples off days


  7. "Account manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, rewarding, constantly changing environment, a great way to gain experience.

    Cons

    Long hours and lower compensation


  8. "Lobby Receptionist"

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    Current Employee - Lobby Receptionist in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Lobby Receptionist in Miamisburg, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AlliedBarton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Able to greet employees and guests each day.

    Cons

    Pay is not the greatest.

    Advice to Management

    I am a hard worker and learn very quickly. I am always on time and I never call off unless extremely ill.


  9. "Reliable Employment"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer (Unarmed) in O'Fallon, MO
    Former Employee - Security Officer (Unarmed) in O'Fallon, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Always had hours
    Simple Requirements
    Sense of responsibility

    Cons

    Same thing every day
    Repetitive
    Monotonous

    Advice to Management

    Sometimes managers at the contracted site can over rule Allied Barton managers if you manager isn't willing to protect their own and make they fulfill their duty of properly leading employees.


  10. "Security Officer"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer (Unarmed) in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Security Officer (Unarmed) in Austin, TX

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great company to work for!
    -Helps you get started and licensed
    -Provides flexible working hours

    Cons

    - Could have had more communication and organization.

    Advice to Management

    I had a great time working for Allied Barton as a security guard. I don't have any recommendation for management.


  11. "Security Officer"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer (Crosspoint) in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Security Officer (Crosspoint) in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlliedBarton full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    there was always overtime available, supervisors were always knowledgeable and willing to work with officers who were struggling with understanding their required duties

    Cons

    Very hard to take time off until you accrue your vacation time, which does not accrue until after one year of employment


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