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U.S. Security Associates Reviews

Updated October 16, 2018
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Richard Wyckoff
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Pros
  • "easy job decent pay not much to do" (in 34 reviews)

  • "easy work not a lot of stress for non managers" (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Getting time off is nearly impossible and trying to get time off will mostly be denied since USSA are always hiring due to high turnover rate" (in 27 reviews)

  • "Low pay compared to what other companies pay" (in 63 reviews)

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  1. "This Is A Great Company to Work For"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lvl I Security Guard in Albuquerque, NM
    Current Employee - Lvl I Security Guard in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You Can Move Up If you are Serious

    Cons

    Have Not Ran Into Any

    Advice to Management

    Keep Up The Great Work YOu Guys Are Awsome


  2. "Vacation time"

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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

    Pros

    Pay on time every time.

    Cons

    Not up front with employees

    Advice to Management

    Over all it is a good company

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Security Officer"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Security Officer in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Its good for what it is as entry level job. I think the job experience will vary depending on the work site.

    Cons

    No room to move up after you reach a certain point


  4. "Fair"

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

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

    Pros

    Full time work. Clean work environment

    Cons

    No promotions possible. Low pay. Fair training. Rumor company is being sold

    Advice to Management

    Respond to promotional interviews.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "security oficer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    nice people, helpful. Branch officer personnel helpful, open to ideas.

    Cons

    sold to allied security end of this year


  6. "The company sustains a high turn over rate and seems to not offer much in the way of incentives."

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Louisville, OH
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Louisville, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay for certain position locations.

    Cons

    Bottom tier health insurance, no life insurance, wont receive pay raises often it at all, and the has very little to offer in terms of life long career progression unless you're upper management

    Advice to Management

    Start valuing your employees and you may see more stick around.


  7. "Okay, I guess."

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    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Guard in Fullerton, CA
    Current Employee - Unarmed Security Guard in Fullerton, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, many opportunities for overtime

    Cons

    Payroll discrepancies!
    High turnover rate
    Relief sometimes late

    Advice to Management

    Please hire someone who can do payroll accurately.

  8. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I loved this company they treated me good go

    Cons

    Just need to get more sites

    Advice to Management

    I loved the magement


  9. "It really sucked!"

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    Former Employee - Security Dispatcher in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Security Dispatcher in Wichita, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    No pros to mention at all!

    Cons

    There is everything negative to say on any area with this company.

    Advice to Management

    Get new management who will use and rely on people with experience. I warned the local and regional management for two years if they did not clean up their act they would lose the Textron Aviation contract and they did!!!!!


  10. "Security"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Braselton, GA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Braselton, GA

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

    Pros

    It's ok to me really

    Cons

    Low pay to me really

    Advice to Management

    Higher pay


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