Job Description

Armed Security Guard - Day Shift (Guard)
Oroville, CA, United States of America


Armed Guard Private Security Inc., PPO120255,  is one of the area’s fastest growing and leading security providers in northern California, with opportunities for internal growth and advancement as well additional training (career development available).

Job Skills / Requirements

Security Officers are responsible for the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and enforcement of laws and ordinances. Additionally, good documentation skills are required for this position as it is important to document activities and incidents which are witnessed, or the Security Officer is involved in.

This is an ideal position for anyone who wishes to "Jump start your law enforcement career" as Armed Guard Private Security is historically known throughout the area to provide a steppingstone to those seeking employment in law enforcement.

All candidates must be able to make good judgement decisions and present well to the public. All candidates must have reliable transportation and a reliable communication device. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test (including THC), and possess a clean DMV record. 

Armed Security Guard

Armed Guard Private Security, Inc. is actively seeking Armed Security Guards for a day shift position. Assignment will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 0730 - 1800. All candidates must have a current BSIS Security Guard Card and a current BSIS Exposed Firearm Permit or application pending for Firearm Permit, with all required training certificates. All candidates must be willing to obtain at least two less than lethal weapons certifications and acquire said weapons within 60 days of hire. All candidates will receive a $750.00 hiring bonus, if not participating in Weapons Sponsorship program to obtain weapons certifications. 

Starting Wage: $16.75 - $18.50

Wage scale is dependent upon training and licensure/certifications. Wages above increase with the following qualifications:

BSIS Firearm Permit

BSIS Baton Permit

BSIS Taser Certification

BSIS Chemical Agent Certification

American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification


Candidates must be at least 18 years old

Must have H.S. Diploma/GED

Must be legally authroized to work in the United States

Must have valid Driver's License or state issued I.D.

Must have reliable transportation

Must pass a reference check; drug test, including TCH

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit, stand, and/or walk for majority of assigned shifts.

Must be able to physically control hostile subjects, including restraining in handcuffs, if/when required.

Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs. in a safe manner on occasion.

Must be able to safely retain any weapons on person against potential assailants who may try to take them from the guard.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED

Certification Requirements (Any)

BSIS Security Guard License
BSIS Exposed Firearm Permit
BSIS Baton Permit
BSIS Taser Certification
BSIS Chemical Agent Certification

Additional Information / Benefits

Armed Guard Private Security is not only committed to being the best security company around, but also the best security employer around.

We provide all new employees a weekly cell phone reimbursement, reimbursement for use of any employee owned weapon, and paid sick leave at 90 days of employment. We also have equipment purchasing programs, additional training opportunities and much more. 

After one year of steady work, the Security Officer will be eligible for luxurious benefits. Such benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Holiday pay, 401k, flex spending account, vacation time and more.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance, Special Incentive Plans

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Travel is not required

Number of Openings for this position: 1