G4S Reviews

Updated May 5, 2021

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3.2
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G4S Chief Executive Officer Ashley Almanza
Ashley Almanza
637 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay rates and more over time(in 79 reviews)

  • "Work / Life Balance - Decent Pay(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours - always getting disturbed when sleeping in the store room(in 74 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage job, poor management(in 46 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Cool

      Apr 15, 2021 - Security Officer in Phoenix, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job options and schedule availability.

      Cons

      Very good place just need better staffing.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Not great not bad

      May 5, 2021 - Custom Protection Officer in Albany, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Easy work depending on the site you work at Flexible

      Cons

      Lack of accountability and leadership

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great security company horrible contracts and bad decision making for post commanders

      Apr 26, 2021 - FRONT GATE SECURITY in Torrance, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Various contracts , commutable locations, good shift options

      Cons

      Horrible decision making for post Commanders, cheap contracts with companies

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Apr 29, 2021 - Security Officer in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Great Great Great Great

      Cons

      None great company to work for

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Apr 26, 2021 - G4S Security Officer in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Pay, hours,flexibility, management, scheduling is good

      Cons

      Pay, hours, flexibility, distance, mileage isn't paid for

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      Apr 27, 2021 - Doc Officer 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work environment. Awesome staff

      Cons

      Old equipment and very understaffed

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Company

      Apr 23, 2021 - Security Officer in Jacksonville, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They have a program where you can borrow off your check

      Cons

      Can’t really move up in the company

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fair place to work

      May 5, 2021 - Upscale Security Officer in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Plenty of hours, overtime, comfortable setting

      Cons

      poor management, odd overnight shifts

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      easy job if you make it

      Apr 19, 2021 - Security Officer in Milton, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      get to sit a long time cow workers are nice a lot of benefits

      Cons

      nurses are rude sometimes have to handle dangerous patients

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      Apr 21, 2021 - Security Officer in Fresno, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The company has good pay

      Cons

      There are no cons at this job

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