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Updated February 20, 2018
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Richard Wyckoff
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Pros
  • its an easy job,and i like the enviroment (in 34 reviews)

  • easy work not a lot of stress for non managers (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay compared to what other companies pay (in 59 reviews)

  • A fairly high turnover rate in some departments can be challenging, but can be learned pretty quickly (in 25 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Outstanding experience!"

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

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company Leadership and their concern for their employees during the current flooding in Texas. Overall company culture!

    Cons

    Cannot think of any that standout at this time.

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you are doing.


  2. "Job review"

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

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates part-time

    Pros

    The hours are great I have a understanding operations manager and you can make as much over time that you Will like to make

    Cons

    I've never came in to any bad things just yet

  3. "currently work here"

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    Current Employee - Security in Clifton, NJ
    Current Employee - Security in Clifton, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates (More than a year)

    Pros

    easy job decent pay not much to do

    Cons

    very unprofessional calls very last minute

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Kissimmee, FL
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Kissimmee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    fully in charge making job get done

    Cons

    need to work more close an together

    Advice to Management

    reward good employee


  5. "Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility, there are no typical days

    Cons

    Micromanagement, top heavy pay scale


  6. "pay stubs"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Phillipsburg, NJ
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Phillipsburg, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    location close to home and driving time

    Cons

    long hours poor benefits


  7. "A great place to start my security carreer"

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    Former Employee - Acct Manager in West Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Acct Manager in West Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The management team explained shift schedules and how I should run them. When ever i had a questions they were able to answer them.

    Cons

    Very fast pace, some guards just dont take pride in there work and wanted to just site and not do there work. very frustrating to see this.

    Advice to Management

    explain more to new hirs that this is not a place to get a check, the customer want to see what they are paying for.

  8. "Decent benefits, management needs work"

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in West Trenton, NJ
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in West Trenton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good. Yearly raises + holiday bonus at my site.

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance. Management doesn't seem to care about their employees and treats them like work horses instead of people.


  9. "Sales & Marketing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at U.S. Security Associates full-time

    Pros

    Excellent financial backing by Goldman Sachs, overall strong demand in the security industry.

    Cons

    Competitive market segment with low barriers to entry - sometimes difficult to differentiate your company.


  10. "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. Security Associates full-time

    Pros

    Only work 14 days a month

    Cons

    Co-workers form cliques and belittle the outsiders


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