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Securitas Reviews

Updated June 17, 2018
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Securitas President, CEO, and Director Alf Göransson
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Pros
  • "Working for a good company with good benefits" (in 22 reviews)

  • "usually easy work and pays at least" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "No room for advancement past s supervisor, hard to get into account management" (in 24 reviews)

  • "Somewhat low pay but for a student still high" (in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Fox News"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Coraopolis, PA
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Coraopolis, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy job, if you can show up and stay awake during overnights you'll be just fine.

    Cons

    Lack of sleep catches up to you


  2. "good"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    love it great site should try it

    Cons

    none that i can see so far

  3. "Good place to be and start."

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay for the work load.

    Cons

    No room to grow unless someone above you leaves or dies.

    Advice to Management

    None at this time


  4. "Knoxville, TN"

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    Former Employee - Site Supervisor in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Site Supervisor in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Securitas (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Same schedule weekly with minimal changes

    Cons

    Poor Branch management at local office

    Advice to Management

    Allow supervisors to do their jobs


  5. ", people there are not honest and they don't say what the real deal is"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and great pay, all in all it's a lousy company

    Cons

    They give you the runaround as far as trying to find a site for you to work at


  6. "Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at Securitas (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment, good company, fun coworkers

    Cons

    The management wasn’t as good as it could’ve been.


  7. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and multiple shifts

    Cons

    Not happy with the pay scale

    Advice to Management

    Review hourly salaries and adjust to a reasonable wage so that employees can provide for their families.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Special Investigator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Securitas full-time

    Pros

    Great management and the company culture is outstanding.

    Cons

    There is no bonuses during your first year. You must wait until your year contract is up until you get a pay raise.


  9. "An alright job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Securitas part-time

    Pros

    The work was pretty easy.

    Cons

    The hours were a killer


  10. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Keokuk, IA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Keokuk, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Securitas full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you don't like working with people

    Cons

    Wacky work schedule no holidays off unless requested in advance

    Advice to Management

    Give your works a break sometimes


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