Join Our SECURITY Team Today - We Will Train - $14-$16/HR

Des Moines, IA
Iowa – Des Moines Operations /
Part-Time /
Why Join Our Team?

--> Quick Setup for Success: Citadel Security USA provides local training programs and company uniforms, setting you up for success from day one. We'll equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in your role.
--> Competitive Pay: Your dedication and contribution will be rewarded with a competitive wage that recognizes your commitment. Refer to the specific job posting for pay information. 
--> Weekly Paychecks: We understand the importance of timely payments. Rest assured; our regular payroll schedule ensures that you receive a paycheck every week. We also have the flexibility to provide daily payments, giving you the financial stability even during the unexpected personal times.
--> Benefits: We value our employees and foster a supportive work environment. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, and other supplemental benefits insurances. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with comprehensive coverage while being part of an exciting career. 
--> Other Benefits: We provide a 401(k) Safe Harbor Retirement Savings Plan to all employees with a generous immediate vesting employer match.
--> Time Off: Full-time employees are eligible for Paid Time Off (PT0). PTO replaces traditional vacation and allows employees the opportunity to decide how they would like to use paid time away from work.
--> Referral Program: Share the joy with friends and earn extra rewards! Refer someone you know to join our team, and when they're hired, you'll receive $50.00 as a token of our appreciation.

$14.00 to $16.00 per hour (based on client contract)
Non-exempt position (eligible for overtime when applicable under state law)
The Des Moines area has national rankings - #3 Best Affordable Places to Live and in the Top 10 for best place for business and careers. It also boasts the largest skywalk system in the world. The four-mile skywalk system connects meeting facilities, shopping, hotels, restaurants, and entertainment.
This Security Officer position will provide security and safety of critical sites, employees, vendors, visitors, and overall, the general public. We are looking for Security Officers to fill full-time, part-time, and flex positions for day shift, night shift, swing shift, and graveyard shift positions - you must have weekend availability. This position will be enforcing security procedures throughout a site or multiple sites. It is important that this position must be able to collaborate with the other members of our team to limit any potential risks. We expect each infraction to be thoroughly investigated and properly documented. 

Essential Job Functions

    • Provide a security presence at our client's site(s) to detect and deter all possible threats. 
    • Must be able to perform a variety of fixed-post, mobile, or foot patrols while maintaining situational awareness and making decisions and/or taking actions consistent with established post orders, facility rules, guidelines, and protocols.
    • Provide a first layer defense against active threats, trespassers, and unauthorized persons on site(s).
    • Visibly watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards. 
    • Provide access control and the monitoring of entrances, exits, perimeters, and surrounding areas.
    • Through roving patrols, monitor vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Ability to conduct traffic control as needed.
    • Identify, report, delay or detain persons who violate rules and regulations.
    • Maintain a professional work environment which provides the highest level of customer service while maintaining the highest level of safety and security. 
    • Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy.
    • Ability to work in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, fire departments, military units and local, state and government agencies.
    • Safeguard and maintain highly sensitive and confidential information.
    • Conduct ongoing threat, risk, and vulnerability assessments at assigned sites.
    • Exercise sound operational judgment and flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges.
    • Provide customer service to our client by carrying out safety and security procedures, site-specific policies, and emergency response activities.
    • Respond to and submit reports on all security incidents.
    • Perform additional tasks, related duties, projects, and special assignments as assigned by the reporting manager or client.

Qualification Requirements

    • Provide credible references and I-9 Employment Eligibility Documentation (legal eligibility to work in the U.S.).
    • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Ability to perform job tasks in an extremely professional manner in a customer service driven industry.
    • Reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language.
    • Ability to pass a drug screen and a background check.
    • Ability to stand and walk for several hours per shift.
    • Reliable transportation and proximity to site(s).
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Positive attitude.
    • Punctuality, never late.
    • Must own a smartphone for scheduling and clocking in / out.
    • Experience in CPR, first aid, firefighting and crowd control is preferred, but not required.
$14 - $16 an hour
Non-exempt position (eligible for overtime when applicable under state law)
Citadel Security USA is a veteran owned security company and one of the most trusted security providers in the industry. Established in 2007, Citadel Security became an industry leader in managing complex, multi-site security projects for our clients. Our strategic partnership approach utilizes a security threat matrix and integrates modern security techniques to minimize the overall risk.

Our company is currently hiring for full-time and part-time, security & public safety professionals who are ready to take their training and experience to a whole new level. Increase your customer service skills while serving your community.

At Citadel Security we like to develop our Security, Safety, and Loss Prevention professionals to become part of our professional brand. We strive to provide our clients with a customer service approach toward security and public safety. Unlike many large security brands our management has established our company as a blue-collar employee-oriented company!
Citadel Security USA is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.