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Security Jobs Near Me

Security Jobs Near Me

Security jobs entail the following:

  • Protecting the company’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Observing for signs of crime or disorder and investigating disturbances
  • Acting lawfully in direct defense of life or property

We found out that the keywords most people who look for this type of job type on seach engines is “security jobs near me”. This could be attributed to the fact that it is easier to work in that capacity if the job location is very close to the employees immediate environment. As we all know, this job may require night shifts. Before we proceed, let us have an overview of the job description of a security guard or security officer.

Job Description Of A Security Guard Or Security Officer

  • Protect company’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Observe for signs of crime or disorder and investigate disturbances
  • Act lawfully in direct defense of life or property
  • Apprehend criminals and evict violators
  • Take accurate notes of unusual occurrences
  • Report in detail any suspicious incidents
  • Patrol randomly or regularly building and perimeter
  • Monitor and control access at building entrances and vehicle gates
  • Watch alarm systems or video cameras and operate detecting/emergency equipment
  • Perform first aid or CPR

If you need a security job near you, below we have provided some security jobs. You can also head over to Hubforjobs to search for more.

Area Coordinator – Ternary Security Limited

Job Description


  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification with 4 – 5 years work experience.

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Military Trainer – Amentum

Job Description

Job Functions

  • Set an outstanding personal example of professional, social and personal behavior and appearance for the trainees, colleagues and the host nation.
  • Achieve the curricular requirements and learning standards of the Program of Instruction.
  • Attain and improve proficiency in all military and other subjects taught.
  • Adhere to weekly training schedule which includes daily class topics, all military events, military team practice and the uniform of the day.
  • Shall conduct training in acccordance to the Program (of Instruction) and other activities as prescribed by the Lead Trainer
  • Conduct risk assessment to avoid the possibility of an accident for all activities.

Educational and Experience

  • The candidate must have an equivalent military professional qualifications and experience.
  • The candidate must be a military retired.
  • The candidate must have prior experience of working in Africa.  
  • Candidate must have prior experience in training militaries.
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational, and training skills.
  • Candidate must be capable of interacting confidently with senior management and customers.


  • Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. Click here to apply

Coordinator, Security & Intelligence – Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

Job Description


  • Develop and deploy security risk management assessments across all areas of operations for the Nigerian Red Cross
  • Identify best practices and determine the appropriateness of increased security controls via cost/benefit and risk analysis
  • Support your Line Manager in achieving complete security intelligence management in accordance with NRCS plans and compliance and adherence to legislation and agreed regulatory bodies processes and procedures
  • Develop emergency procedures and ensure readiness of incident responses for Red Cross operations


  • Plan and implement security measures for special and high-risk program activities of the NRCS
  • Coordinate security efforts across the organization in line with the safer access objective of the Red Cross Movement
  • Provide and share intelligence reports with NRCS SMT to ensure assets, personnel and operations are protected from crime, violence and other operational risks within the NS
  • Act as the NRCS focal point for the Safer Access program of the Red Cross in Nigeria
  • Provide the Secretary General support with regular intelligence and management reports to guide decisions on security issues.
  • Identify and report on potential areas of security vulnerability and risk; develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and address management as appropriate
  • Establish effective working relationships with all relevant security agencies in the various areas of field operations for the NRCS
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies
  • Examine security equipment and facilities to ensure they are easily accessible and safe
  • Respond to medical emergencies, bomb threats, fire alarms, or intrusion alarms, in accordance with emergency response procedure
  • Introduce new tools, gadgets and technology for relevant personnel for efficient identification, response and mitigation of security concerns during field operations


  • Actively work towards the achievement of the NRCS goals
  • Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross Fundamental Principles and NRCS Statutes
  • Show capacity to assist other members of staff and management, aptitude for maintaining cooperation and team spirit necessary to achieve the objectives of the National Society
  • Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by Line Manager

Key Performance Areas

  • Safety of NRCS staff, equipment and records
  • Number of unforeseen security threats NRCS staff are exposed to during field operations
  • Prompt intelligence and response during security emergencies
  • Timeliness of daily/weekly security reports to HQ and branches

Key Performance Areas

  • Safety of NRCS staff, equipment and records
  • Number of unforeseen security threats NRCS staff are exposed to during field operations
  • Prompt intelligence and response during security emergencies
  • Timeliness of daily/weekly security reports to HQ and branches

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in Social Sciences, Law, or similar from a reputable institution
  • Professional security certifications will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in armed forces security, military police, or with a major law enforcement; not below the rank of a Major or Commissioner of Police,
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in security management in the private sector or with large organizations
  • Experience in Safer Access Framework (SAF)

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficiency in the use of MS office and data analysis tools
  • Strong knowledge of security operations, policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of local security ordinances, regulations and laws
  • Demonstrated crisis and emergency management skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (multiple Nigerian languages an added advantage)
  • Strong judgment and ability to identify and analyse problems and to think strategically to anticipate, interpret and develop strategic responses to issues
  • Ability to persuade, influence, negotiate, manage and sustain effective, successful strategic relationships both internally and externally


  • Knowledge of project management
  • Understanding of program functions in a humanitarian/ development context

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Articulate when communicating, and a curious and effective listener
  • Ability to protect the reputation of NRCS through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
  • High ethical standards and honesty in handling the organizational resources and zero tolerance to corruption
  • Culturally sensitive, globally minded and showing respect to the views and opinions of others
  • Ability to collaborate and work well in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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Chief Security Officer – Gamut Security and Escort Services

Job Description


  • Must be able to ride a motorcycle and be available to work any time at night
  • Oversees the daily operations of the unit and ensures all the unit functions are efficiently supported by security
  • Provides leadership to Security supervisors and the officers in their chain-of-command
  • Sets the tone and models exceptional customer service, inclusivity and ambassadorship for security team
  • Prepares weekly security officer work schedules
  • Administers and documents employee disciplinary action and written performance evaluations for security staff within their command
  • Prepares overtime summaries and tardy reports for the security department
  • Functions as alternate payroll administrator and assists with resolving pay discrepancies within the unit, as necessary
  • Audit beats unannounced
  • Assists the Deputy Head of Operations as needed
  • Responds to emergency situations when necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Military experience is preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable and demonstrable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
  • Minimum of five years of experience in security or military or paramilitary or safety operations, and of that time, at least two years in a supervisory capacity
  • Computer proficiency in general business software preferred.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills, the ability to set and manage priorities, and work under pressure
  • Must possess and demonstrate by way of examples and past performance, advanced and solid judgment and decision making processes combined with admirable interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong aptitude in organization with the ability to identify, analyze and solve problems, and able to develop and implement short- and long-term plans
  • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge and successful application of inclusive employment practices and regulations, along with well-founded budgeting, security guidelines and practices.
  • Must be experienced at andexcited about managing and scheduling a large security staff
  • Ability to assist in developing an effective security team through modeling, hiring, training, and building motivation
  • Must be observant,alert, and pay attention to detail
  • Will be required to respond quickly in an emergency
  • Will need to be flexible with work hours, shifts and is continually On Call
  • Must possess the ability to effectively supervise and train personnel in a highly technical environment
  • Must possess a positive attitude and project a friendly, welcoming and professional image.

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