Armed Security Officers - Supervisors

Sentry Force Security Fairfax, VA, USA


$20 to $22 Hourly

Benefits Offered


Employment Type



  • Monday & Friday 12am- 8pm plus Saturday & Sunday 8pm - 8am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday midnight - 8am & Saturday & Sunday 8am - 8pm

Job description

We are currently accepting applications for a full time Security Field Supervisor to manage and oversee several client accounts and locations across Northern Virginia, Maryland, and DC. Candidates MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AS DESCRIBED, ACTIVE ARMED DCJS. This is an absolute requirement. Applicants who also have an active DC SPO license strongly preferred. Applicants who cannot work weekends as described and do not have an active DCJS or DC SPO armed license will not be considered and need not apply.

The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to:

Training new guards and acclimating them to their assigned client sites
Managing the company's guard patrol tour system and supervising multiple guards off-site through the company's patrol system
Monitor the company's patrol tour system for guards running late, guards who have left their posts, etc.
Conduct random and routine site visits in-person to supervise guards
Conduct routine and random inspections of company and client equipment such as patrol vehicles and other company property
Conduct daily inventory checks of all company equipment both in the office and at client sites
Check in/out equipment issued to guards and keep track of company equipment
Order new equipment as necessary
Maintain the company's fleet of patrol vehicles by ensuring they are free of damage, regularly cleaned, and properly fueled
Advise the company's management team on security or operational matters
Discipline guards when company policies are violated
Fill-in as a substitute guard at the company's various sites in the event a guard is running late or calls out of a shift and other duties as assigned

Full Time Position Full Time ($20 - $22):

Additional Information:

Candidates must also be available "on-call." Health insurance benefits will be offered for qualifying candidates after a minimum of a 90 day probationary period. The Company will also pay for the successful candidate's training to obtain additional licenses in other states (such as Maryland and/or DC).

Candidates must have strong customer service skills and MUST work well with others and in a team environment. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills and be friendly and outgoing, while maintaining strict boundaries with subordinate staff. Candidates must have an aptitude for mentoring and helping others.

Candidates must be technologically and computer savvy and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, etc.

Candidates MUST already possess their DCJS Armed security license before applying. Applicants who do not already possess an armed DCJS license will be automatically disqualified without further consideration. Candidates holding additional active security licenses in other jurisdictions such as a Special Police Officer (SPO) license in DC, Maryland and Virginia are strongly preferred, but not required.

Candidates must also have a minimum of 3 years of prior supervisory experience as a security guard or law enforcement officer. Applications received without verifiable evidence of sufficient supervisory security experience will not be considered. Applicants must also have a stable work history (no "job-hopping") and be prepared to justify gaps in employment history (if applicable).

Candidates MUST have a clean driving and criminal record, no exceptions. Applicants with excessive traffic violations or any at-fault accidents within the past 36 months on their Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) will not be considered for employment. Applicants convicted of any felony or serious misdemeanor offenses will not be eligible.

Successful candidates must also pass a pre-employment drug screening. Applicants who fail to disclose relevant driving record and/or criminal record information in their application will be automatically disqualified upon the company's thorough background investigation.

Other Required Qualifications:
At least 21 years of age or older
Must have an Armed DCJS at the time of hire
Authorized to work in the US
Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation
High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $22.00 per hour

Sentry Force Security

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Posted date: 25 days ago

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