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1 weeks ago

Unarmed Security Officer

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Job Description

We have an opportunity for a full time Security Officer for a retail shopping center in Redondo Beach. Duties include electronic scanning and reporting of key areas in the shopping center while conducting safety patrols on foot throughout the area.

Weekend availability is required. This assignment is during day time hours.

Interviews and new hire orientations will be conducted at our Corporate Office in Riverside, CA.

“Big Enough to Do the Job. Small Enough to Do it Right.”

Barry’s Security Services, Inc. has been a regionally recognized company since 1979. We are seeking qualified Security Officers to be a part of our team! We have immediate part time and full-time positions available throughout the Inland Empire. Barry’s Security team strives to provide a trustworthy level of service, performed with diligence and with pride. Our clients state that our responsiveness to security alerts and management’s responsiveness to their needs put us far above the competition. Our Field team is provided with training that ensures all our security guards obtain a level of proficiency and knowledge over other persons in their field.

1 Year of Security Guard Experience
Valid Driver’s License / ID
Social Security Card
Valid Guard Card


  • Medical Insurance
  • Direct Deposit
  • 4O1K

Security Officer

Security Officer is responsible for providing listed security services at assigned locations duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Foot patrol of interior/exterior areas of assigned locations
  • Observe and report suspicious activities and persons
  • Upload hourly electronic reports on Smart Device
  • Enforce and Follow rules, regulations, policies, procedures
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines

Position Requirements

Qualified Security Officer applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid Guard License or have applied and subsequently be issued such a license prior to employment
  • As a condition of continued employment, employee must always maintain current active status of BSIS

Guard License and must always carry the license while on duty

  • Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites
  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
  • Climb stairs or ramps occasionally during shift
  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks
  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination
  • Read, understand and speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner
  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting
  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments
  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Qualified candidates will be interviewed for immediate placement. Visit us online for application:

Phone: 1(951)789-7575 Ext. 118 Fax: (951)789-7577

Corporate Office: 16739 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA 92504

Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour

Expected hours: 28 – 35 per week


  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekends as needed


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Customer Service: 1 year (Required)
  • Security: 1 year (Required)


  • Driver's License/Identification Card/Passport (Required)
  • Guard Card (Required)
  • Social Security Card (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person

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