Security Officer Job Openings In Boston, MA - 425 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Westborough, MA

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Everett, MA

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Waltham, MA

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer -Per Diem

    Brigham and Women's Faulkner
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Upscale Security Officer Armed

    G4S
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Part-Time

    Command Security Corporation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    SUSA Security Officer - Regular

    Securitas Security Svc USA
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Wilton, ME

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Institution Security Officer II

    State of Massachusetts
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Boston, MA

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Mashpee, MA

    Sos Security
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Part Time Armed Security Officer

    Omniplex World Services Corporation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer, Full Time, Eves

    New England Baptist Hopsital
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer, Full Time, Nights

    New England Baptist Hopsital
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Full Time Lead Officer - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Part Time Hotel - Boston, MA

    Alliedbarton Security Services
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Full Time Hotel - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer- Part Time Museum - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Part Time Pharmaceutical - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    SECURITY OFFICER (BANK POSITION) BOSTON, MA

    Command Security Corporation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Full Time Hospital - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Full Time Art Museum - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Part Time - Every Other Weekend Overnight 12am-8am

    Spaulding Rehabilitation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Security Officer - Part Time Corporate Office - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Full Time Corporate Office - Boston, MA

    TTEC
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $39,180

    Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

    Transportation Security Administration
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $136,290

    Chief Information Security Officer

    Queen Consulting Group, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $39,180

    NEW

    Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

    Transportation Security Administration
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Full Time Operations Center (SOC) - Boston, MA

    Alliedbarton Security Services
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officer - Full Time Sun-Thurs Overnight - Boston, MA

    Alliedbarton Security Services
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    SECURITY OFFICER (BANK POSITION) TAUNTON,STOUGHTON,ATTLEBORO, MA

    Command Security Corporation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Retail Security Officer PT Overnights Copley Place Boston MA

    Alliedbarton Security Services
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    SECURITY OFFICER (BANK

    Command Security Corporation
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $136,290

    NEW

    Chief Information Security Officer

    The Ceres Group
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $39,180

    Master Transportation Security Officer - Security Training Instructor

    Transportation Security Administration
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    Institutional Security Officer II (2 positions) - Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    Colleges of The Fenway
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $31,200

    NEW

    Security Officers

    Securamerica
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $136,290

    Chief Information Security Officer - Judiciary Information Services Department

    Massachusetts Trial Court
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $114,083

    Cloud Security Lead

    Accenture
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $136,290

    NEW

    Chief Producing Officer

    Arts Commission
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $24,630

    SUSA Receptionist Officer

    Securitas Security Svc USA
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $84,000

    Cloud Security Lead

    Accenture
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $24,630

    NEW

    Security Patrol law

    Alliedbarton Security Services
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $54,992

    NEW

    Overnight Security

    One Charles Condominium
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    Privacy Officer

    State of Massachusetts
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    SUSA Flex Officer

    Securitas Security Svc USA
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    Document Negotiator, Officer

    State Street
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $54,992

    SUSA Security Specialty

    Securitas Security Svc USA
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    GCS Consultant,Officer

    State Street
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    Share of Wallet Officer

    State Street
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $83,725

    Chemical Hygiene Officer

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $54,992

    NEW

    Door Staff & Security

    Lucky Strike
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $47,330

    SECURITY MANAGER, Mugar Library, Security

    Boston University
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $117,500

    Credit Officer

    Santander Bank, Na
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $117,500

    Credit Officer

    Santander Bank, Na
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $130,000

    Security Architect - Security, Regulatory, Risk & Compliance Services

    IBM
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $85,000

    QRadar Security Engineer - Security Intelligence & Threat

    IBM
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $130,000

    SECURITY ARCHITECT, IS&T Information Security

    Boston University
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $130,000

    Security Architect - Security, Regulatory, Risk & Compliance Services

    IBM
    Boston, MA
  • Estimated Salary

    $28,060

    NEW

    Security Guard

    The Salvation Army
    Boston, MA

Security Officer Jobs

average

$31,200

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Unpleasant/Angry People
  • Repetitive

What does a Security Officer do

A Security Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for customers and employees through patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel. They also respond to alarms through investigating and assessing the situation.

how to become a Security Officer

Most security guard jobs require a high school diploma. Gaming surveillance officers sometimes need experience with security and video surveillance. Most states require guards to be registered with the state, especially if they carry a firearm.

Education

Security guards generally need a high school diploma or equivalent, although some jobs may not have any education requirements. Gaming surveillance officers also need a high school diploma or equivalent and may need experience with video surveillance technology depending upon assignment.

Training

Although most employers provide instruction for newly hired guards, the amount of training they receive varies. Most guards, however, learn their job in a few weeks. During those few weeks, training from their employer typically covers emergency procedures, detention of suspected criminals, and proper communication.

Many states recommend that security guards receive approximately 8 hours of pre-assignment training, 8–16 hours of on-the-job training, and 8 hours of annual training. This may include training in protection, public relations, report writing, deterring crises, first aid, and other specialized training related to the guard’s assignment.

Training is more rigorous for armed guards because they require weapons training. Armed guards may be tested periodically in the use of firearms.

For gaming surveillance officers and investigators, some employers prefer candidates with previous work experience in casinos or individuals with a background in law enforcement. Experience with video technology can also be helpful in using surveillance systems and software.

Drug testing may be required as a condition of employment and randomly during employment.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Most states require that guards be registered with the state in which they work. Although registration requirements vary by state, basic qualifications for candidates are as follows:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Complete training

Guards who carry weapons usually must be registered by the appropriate government authority. Armed guard positions have more stringent background checks and entry requirements than those of unarmed guards. Rigorous hiring and screening programs, including background, criminal record, and fingerprint checks, are required for armed guards in most states.

Some jobs may also require a driver's license.

Advancement

Some guards advance to supervisory or security manager positions. Those with experience or postsecondary education should have an advantage. Armed security guards have a greater potential for advancement and enjoy higher earnings.

Some guards with management skills open their own security guard business. Guards can also move to an organization that needs higher levels of security, which may result in more prestige or higher pay.

Important Qualities

Decisionmaking skills. Guards and officers must be able to quickly determine the best course of action when a dangerous situation arises. 

Patience. Security guards and officers may need to spend long periods standing and observing their environment without distractions.

Observation skills. Guards and officers must be alert and aware of their surroundings, and be able to quickly recognize anything out of the ordinary.

Physical strength. Guards must be strong enough to apprehend offenders and to handle emergency situations.

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Real Security Officer Salaries

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Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
VP, Cheif Security Officer Veritas Technologies LLC Mountain View, CA Dec 21, 2015 $220,000
Software Developer/Security Officer Renaissance Bank Advisors LLC Atlanta, GA Dec 16, 2009 $100,000
Software Developer/Security Officer Renaissance Bank Advisors, LLC Atlanta, GA Aug 03, 2009 $93,163 -
$100,000
Software Developer/Security Officer Renaissance Bank Advisors, LLC Atlanta, GA Aug 03, 2009 $78,208 -
$100,000
Software Developer/Security Officer Renaissance Bank Advisors, LLC Atlanta, GA Aug 14, 2009 $78,208 -
$100,000
Humanitarian Support Officer, Emergency Food Secur Oxfam-America, Inc. Boston, MA Dec 10, 2012 $39,966 -
$77,800
Security Review Officer Khawar & Sons Inc. Houston, TX Aug 07, 2016 $28,704

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Top Security Officer Skills

Resumes for most security officer jobs candidates include:
  1. Safety Hazards
  2. Emergency Situations
  3. Security Personnel
The least in demand skill at the moment for security officer jobs is Security Cameras.

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Top Security Officer Employers

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Top 10 Security Officer Employers

There are currently 10 companies with Security Officer jobs. The company with the highest employment for a Security Officer is Securitas.

Other companies that have high employment for Security Officer jobs are:
  1. Allied Barton
  2. Us Security Associates
  3. G4S Secure Solutions
  4. Universal Protection Services

Securitas, Allied Barton, Us Security Associates, G4S Secure Solutions, Universal Protection Services, G4S, Alliedbarton Security Services, Guardsmark, ABM, Whelan Security

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