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GardaWorld Reviews

Updated February 18, 2017
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GardaWorld Founding President and Chief Executive Officer Stéphan D. Crétier
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Pros
  • Pay is decent for a no experience required job (in 12 reviews)

  • Good pay, good people, state of the art building (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours and no set end schedule (in 20 reviews)

  • trucKS with no a/c in summer no heater in winter (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at GardaWorld full-time

    Pros

    Flexible and better pay than others

    Cons

    odd shift work, family time is compromised


  2. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    My boss was a great person

    Cons

    The pay was not very good.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Garda Life"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at GardaWorld full-time

    Pros

    It is nice having so many hours available and job security is excellent.

    Cons

    Long hours and no set end schedule. The job ends when you finish the route anywhere from 11 to 12 hrs.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees so we are not stretched so thin.


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  5. "armed truck driver/ messenger/ cash logistics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Armored Messenger/Driver in Panorama City, CA
    Former Employee - Armored Messenger/Driver in Panorama City, CA

    I worked at GardaWorld (More than a year)

    Pros

    amazing co workers, feel proud of yourself, responsibility

    Cons

    managment not that good, no communication


  6. "Cash Representative 1"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cash Representative I in West Hempstead, NY
    Current Employee - Cash Representative I in West Hempstead, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Supervisor, and Mamager

    Cons

    Benefits, Pay, and No end time, you get to leave when the work is finish

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Armored truck driver and messenger"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Armored Driver in Portsmouth, VA
    Former Freelancer - Armored Driver in Portsmouth, VA

    I worked at GardaWorld (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love the customer service and customer relations working at Garda.

    Cons

    The vehicles wasn't properly maintance.

    Advice to Management

    I am a hard worker and dependable person. I have an ambitious personality and get along with the public.


  8. "Cash Valut"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cash Vault Services in Long Is City, NY
    Former Employee - Cash Vault Services in Long Is City, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GardaWorld (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Above minimum wage pay

    Cons

    Mandatory Overtime
    Hours
    Time travels slowly in garda
    very repetitive


  9. "Security Analyst Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Colleagues were a lot of fun

    Cons

    12$/hr.. Terrible pay for professional graduate students.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting company to work for

    Cons

    Tough to work in the industry


  11. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver/Messenger in Medford, OR
    Current Employee - Driver/Messenger in Medford, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at GardaWorld full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Steady 40 hours a week. Good vacation time and PTO. The company pays for your state guard license. I really enjoy working with my coworkers, all great guys and gals.

    Cons

    Health benefits are expensive for family plans.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to work on getting the new trucks for us.



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