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Securitas Security Services USA Reviews

Updated July 22, 2018
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Securitas Security Services USA Chairman Melker Schörling
Melker Schörling
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Pros
  • "full time employment Easy job to do" (in 77 reviews)

  • "decent pay for the amount of work you do, pretty good co-workers, good supervisors" (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • "there is honestly no room for advancement at this company" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Don't pay and lack of communication" (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "I work here and love it and the branch managers"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You get opportunities that you would not get anywhere else , their friendly and reasonable to work with. They are reliable and offer many chances to grow with the company

    Cons

    Some sites don’t pay much , that has to be the only con to me, other than that i have nothing bad to say


  2. "Security guard"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer/Receptionist in Chula Vista, CA
    Current Employee - Security Officer/Receptionist in Chula Vista, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I get to work with clients and customers. To help them get to wherever they need to be, by giving them directions.

    Cons

    Sometimes I can’t help them all at once because they all needed to be there 10 minutes ago.

    Advice to Management

    Sometimes the receptionist may need a little help from management.

  3. "Security"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Waipahu, HI
    Former Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Waipahu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Securitas Security Services USA part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Mall, college campus, special events. Football games and basketball.

    Cons

    Concerts, night clubs, school security

    Advice to Management

    Don't be judgeing people so quickly and don't force the issues upon them or specially if they are having difficulties on the task that you give them, you just have to be patients


  4. "TCO"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas Security Services USA part-time

    Pros

    Very Flexible with schedule and off time.

    Cons

    Employees not very professional lacking pride responsibility.

    Advice to Management

    A better vetting process


  5. "It depends...."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice and helpful people, willing to work out the schedule with you, and let you choose what they have for opening.

    If you find your right spot to work for, you might like your job, it is really depending.

    It is a global company, that means you have the opportunity to work at a different branch.

    Pay is competitive in the market.

    Cons

    It is a security industry, after all, less expectation, less disappointment.
    No clear promising path for advancement.


  6. "Security Operations Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Securitas Security Services USA full-time

    Pros

    *Great branch to work for
    *Great people to work with

    Cons

    *Hard to get new officers on site


  7. "A fair and honest place to work."

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Davenport, IA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Davenport, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas Security Services USA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You will always have hours.
    Very high chances of having overtime.

    Cons

    You must always be ready to be called in.
    You have to be flexible.

  8. "Just started"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas Security Services USA part-time

    Pros

    Overall a great company very fun job

    Cons

    None no complaints I’m having a pleasant experience


  9. "Steady work, poor management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Securitas Security Services USA full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of hours to work, including overtime with over time pay. Like the majority of the people I work with.

    Cons

    Poor management. Limited upwards mobility.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with employees


  10. "nice company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice company to work with

    Cons

    i didnt find any cons with this company


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