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U.S. Security Associates Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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Richard Wyckoff
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Pros
  • Easy job,do nothing,listen to music (in 32 reviews)

  • consistent, flexible hours, decent pay rates (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay compared to what other companies pay (in 48 reviews)

  • A fairly high turnover rate in some departments can be challenging, but can be learned pretty quickly (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "very rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Barnwell, SC
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Barnwell, SC
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good pay , friendly people, you learn a lot about security

    Cons

    there are no down sides

    Advice to Management

    it didnt take me long to become a leader i made sergant with in 1 year


  2. "Great group of people"

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    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good people. management backs their employees 100%. good pay for the job. LOTS OF OVERTIME!!!

    Cons

    nothing at all comes to mind

    Advice to Management

    keep being awesome

  3. "Efficient Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very hard working manager who goes all out to ensure that the shifts are filled. Anytime you call you are sure to get help.

    Cons

    gradually their benefits will improve


  4. "Fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Federal Way, WA
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Federal Way, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun coworkers, decent pay, fun sites, flexible hours

    Cons

    Management doesn't always jump in when conflicts arise which lead to anger, jealous arguments amongst coworkers sometimes

    Advice to Management

    When a guard comes to you with a complaint....please take it seriously.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Very good experience."

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    Former Employee - Security Associate in Braintree, MA
    Former Employee - Security Associate in Braintree, MA

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

    Pros

    They really care for their employees.

    Cons

    Not so well organized.

    Advice to Management

    Apply what you know.


  6. "A Great And Challenging Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Being entrusted to carry out the job with no one looking over your shoulders. A decent pay rate compared to other Loss Prevention companies. A challenging and exciting Loss Prevention position.

    Cons

    Takes a good amount of time before receiving paid time off and holidays will be missed due to schedule.

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014 – Marketing Team

    We are happy to hear that your skills are being put to use in a challenging and rewarding environment!


  7. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Manager
    Current Employee - Site Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many great opportunities to experience and grow within the company and this career field.

    Cons

    One disadvantage is the fact most work is contract or temporary.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014 – Marketing Team

    Thank you for your encouraging review! Our clients’ staffing needs necessitate temporary or part-time work for some contracts, but we offer many full-time positions as well; please feel free to take... More

  8. Helpful (1)

    "U.S. Security Associates is a great company to work for with a great work enviornment."

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    Current Employee - Marketing
    Current Employee - Marketing
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is is Great work environment

    Cons

    There are Lots of deadlines.

    Advice to Management

    Work on company social media.

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Jul 21, 2014 – Marketing Team

    Thanks for your response! We think of ourselves as a positive, upbeat employer, and we’re so glad you agree. Yes, there are many tasks to complete for a company as fast-growing as ours, and we’re... More


  9. Helpful (2)

    "I acted as the floater or "go to person""

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Sarasota, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Honest, Integrity, excellent management, great work ethic

    Cons

    Equal or better than any other organization.

    Advice to Management

    Additional training as required.

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Oct 14, 2014 – Marketing Team

    Thank you! We’re so glad to hear that you’ve had a good experience! Your hard work is much appreciated.


  10. "Excellent company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Site Supervisor in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hard work and dedication does not go unnoticed. I was able to advance quickly within the company.

    Cons

    Needs to be better communication between Operations Managers and Site Supervisors.

    Advice to Management

    All sites should have updated technology as to better submit payroll, and improved accuracy in the writing of reports.

    U.S. Security Associates Response

    Oct 14, 2014 – Marketing Team

    Thank you very much for your suggestions. We couldn’t agree more—we are always looking for diligent officers from within our ranks to fill supervisory and management positions. We are working to... More


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