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Review averages

  • 295 employees say

    Excellent (50)
    16.949152542373%
    Good (54)
    18.305084745763%
    Satisfactory (73)
    24.745762711864%
    Subpar (118)
    40%
    2.52
  • 3 applicants say

    Excellent (2)
    66.666666666667%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    33.333333333333%
    3.42

Company summary

Creating Alternatives to meet your security needs

Whether our clients conduct business internationally or just around the corner, they count on the resources we provide. If you need one officer or a team of officers, for long term or short term assignments, we can help you create the solution that best fits your security needs and budget. Securitas is the only security company that is structured to provide security expertise for specialized markets as well as multiple security solutions utilizing people, technology and knowledge. 

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Numbers

Employees

10,001+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

The core business of Securitas USA will always be  providing security services. But as the needs of our customers are ever-changing, we have evolved into delivering traditional security via modern and convenient technology.

  • Specialized on-site guarding
  • Mobile guarding
  • Remote guarding
  • Technology solutions
  • Corporate risk management


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Specialties

Security Services, On-site Guarding, Mobile Guarding, Remote Guarding, Electronic Security, Fire & Safety, Corporate Risk Management, Mobile Patrol, Security Guard Services, Special Event Security, Temporary Services

Company outlook

Interested in joining Securitas? Every day more than 10,000 organizations around the world rely on Securitas professionals to keep their human, property and intellectual assets safe and secure. Securitas employees come from all walks of life, bringing with them a variety of distinctive skills and perspectives.

We offer a broad range of employment opportunities, including: security professionals, branch managers, business development staff, and a wide variety of management and leadership roles. Our core values are Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness. If you live by these values, we’re looking for you to join us!


Location

For applicants

Videos

The World of Remote Guarding by Securitas USA
Security Guard Jobs at Securitas USA

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Our Mission

Securitas’ mission is to protect homes, workplaces, and communities by providing the security they need to protect their assets, safeguard their people, and maintain their ability to generate profits.

Seeing, hearing, and evaluating. A Securitas employee is always attentive and often notices things that others don’t. Their vigilance is necessary in order to be aware of potential risks or incidents that may take place on our customers’ premises.


How would we describe the company culture?

Securitas employees are honest and trusted by customers to safeguard their premises and valuables. We don’t compromise on integrity and create an open forum for our employees and customers to voice opinions, report improprieties, and share information. 

As part of an on-going effort to ensure safety, Securitas employees are always ready to help if an incident occurs that requires intervention regardless of whether or not it is directly related to their job.

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What else should applicants know about us?

Diversity and Inclusion 

Securitas is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce to meet our goal of diverse representation throughout the company.


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Training and Development

Securitas provides clear training paths and development tools for all employees, from security officers to management.


Application advice

Preferred application method

Reviews for Securitas Security Services USA

Reviews - What employees say

2.52 Employees say
3.42 Applicants say

Level of Autonomy

Well, its security. Independent is not part of it.

Career Development

there is none.

Work-Life Balance

NO PTO or any flexibility

Job security

You can be fired at any time for any reason or no reason.

Handicap Accessibility

not where I was stationed - all steps, no ramps

Suggestions for improvement

  • Stop treating your employees so poorly - act like they matter and have the same rights as everyone else

What I like about the company

Well, it was a Job, I guess.

  • 14.Nov 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

They don't even know their staff

Support from Management

As I found out if your a former employee they make getting tax return forms almost impossible

Teamwork

If your a supervisor you get no credit but recive.all the blame

Level of Autonomy

Some sites yes (just one) but be ready to have.EVERYONE look over.your shoulder

Communication

There is none

Career Development

Was there 7 years supervisor for 6 and still was told I didn't have enough experience to be a supervisor for another site

  • 20.Oct 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

They could pay more but the people are pretty dang great! The job is a right fit for me and my personality, even if it's not for everyone. They treat you well, they've always fixed any issues I've had, headquarters in Downers Grove really try to put the right people in the right places and listen when stuff isn't quite right; and that's pretty fantastic considering they are in charge of how many hundreds of current and prospect employees?! Well done. Always room for improvement but WELL DONE!

Support from Management

Management has been absolutely stellar for me. I feel heard, they work with me when necessary, etc. Truly excellent!


Review averages

  • 295 employees say

    Excellent (50)
    16.949152542373%
    Good (54)
    18.305084745763%
    Satisfactory (73)
    24.745762711864%
    Subpar (118)
    40%
    2.52
  • 3 applicants say

    Excellent (2)
    66.666666666667%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    33.333333333333%
    3.42

kununu score comparisons

Securitas Security Services USA
2.53
298 reviews

Industry average (Service and Support)
3.06
53,585 reviews

kununu average
3.15
2,187,000 reviews