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Posted by Paula Gates (Security Services NW)
Apr 2, 2024
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Unarmed Security Officer (Sperry/ Lopez Island, WA)
Apr 2, 2024
About the Company:

Security Services Northwest, Inc., (SSNW) is your full-service security company. Founded in 1977, we offer professional and complete security services for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Alaska.

SSNW is a nationally recognized supplement for Department of Defense anti-terrorism force protection.

From providing armed and unarmed security officers and patrol services to installing burglar alarms and camera systems, SSNW provides our customers with the highest level of service. We have an exceptional, experienced team to assist you in mastering your skills, with great growth opportunities.

If you are passionate about always doing your best work, making an essential contribution, and serving with kindness and humility, please consider applying today! People are at the heart of our business, and we are always looking for new folk to join our family of professionals!

Work Hard, Be Kind


$32.00 hourly rate of pay.
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Employee Assistance Program

Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holidays Paid at time and a half if worked
Opportunity for overtime

SSNW is a drug-free workplace.


Act as a visual deterrent to prevent theft, embezzlement, sabotage, fire, and accidents
Conduct regular patrols
Monitor activities
Access Control
Safety escorts
Using provided communication devices
Represent SSNW’s brand
Properly wear the issued uniform
Complete Daily Activity Reports (DAR)
Work with local law enforcement, and emergency services.
Provide friendly assistance to customers, employees and visitors following the department's procedures.
Other duties as described in the Post Orders

Required Skills/Abilities:

Current Washington State Unarmed Security Guard License
EMT Background a huge plus
Smart phone to access the apps we use for scheduling, clocking in/out, and reporting
Availability to work graveyards and weekends
Reliable transportation
Honesty and Integrity
Able to work non-traditional hours including swings, graveyard, weekends, and holidays
Ability to react appropriately in high stress situations

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or Equivalent
**Must have 10 years' experience as a police officer, military police officer, or extensive security officer background**
Knowledge of security protocols, and equipment

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to conduct regular walking foot patrols
Able to stand 8-12 hours a day
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times (occasionally)


SSNW is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. SSNW is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at hr@ssnwhq.com.