Employment Information for Security Personnel


Thank you for your interest in AlliedBarton Security Services. To assist you in determining whether a Security Officer position is a great career field for you, some important information is provided to make you aware of some of our established standards.


To be considered for employment, please complete all the sections of the on-line application process. Your application will then be reviewed. If your availability and qualifications match the requirements of our current openings, we will contact you to arrange an interview. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.


In the event that we are unable to match your availability and qualifications with a current requirement, your application will remain active in our  talent database for six (6) months and will be reviewed against future openings.


To be considered for employment with AlliedBarton Security Services, BASIC QUALIFICATIONS include the following:

          At least 18 years of age

          Able to provide proof of ability to work in the United States

          Ability to read, write and speak English

          High school diploma / GED or 10 years of verifiable work experience

          Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner

          Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation

          No felony convictions

          Negative result on the pre-employment drug screen

          Ability to successfully complete basic orientation training




Many states require that the State Division of Licensing license security officers. If you currently hold a valid license, please bring a copy to your interview. In some states, transfer and new license fees may be required. In many cases, AlliedBarton’s recruiting staff can assist in processing your application to the appropriate state agency and, if it is available, licensing fees can be paid through a payroll deduction.




Men – Conventional haircut, a natural color, collar length in the back, less than half the ear covered on the side. Neat, closely trimmed and groomed beard and mustache (if allowed at the client site). No earrings or piercing to be worn while on duty.  Women – Conventional haircut, a natural color; if shoulder length or longer, must be pulled back for safety. Post-type earrings no larger than a dime may be worn. No other visible piercing while on duty.




Uniforms will be provided by AlliedBarton for all sites. An escrow account may be established (where allowed by state regulations) for any uniforms that are lost or destroyed. If you leave the company, your escrow will be released when your uniforms are returned. Where escrows do not exist, deductions may be taken for uniforms not returned in acceptable condition.




Medical, dental and life insurance are offered at most sites to full time employees. Full time employees enjoy paid vacation, paid holidays and, along with part-time employees, a 401(k) plan, referral bonuses and direct deposit.


IF YOU ARE CALLED FOR AN INTERVIEW, come dressed appropriately and be prepared with the following information:

          Driver’s license or State ID or School ID or Military ID or passport

          Social Security Card or Birth Certificate or INS Employment verification

          Original or a Certified copy of High School or College diploma or GED

          DD214 (Military Service Discharge)

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AlliedBarton Security Services is the marketing umbrella for Allied Security, LLC and Barton Protective Services LLC. AlliedBarton Security Services is a service mark of SpectaGuard Acquisition LLC used by permission. AlliedBarton is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.