Job Description

Entry Level Security Guard - Graveyard Shift (Guard)
Yuba City, CA, United States of America


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

Looking to start a career in Law Enforcement? Start here and gain relevant experience while attending school or otherwise preparing for your career.

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.

We are seeking 3-4 officers for Graveyard shift assignments (0000 - 0830, with a 30 minute unpaid lunch) beginning December 1, 2023.  

We are seeking the best of the best. 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 meet specific requirements, pass a drug test (including THC), and possess a clean DMV record (if selected for an assignment where driving is required).

Entry Level - Academy Sponsorship Program:

Armed Guard Private Security, Inc is actively seeking to sponsor candidates who are interested in becoming Entry-Level Security Guards for graveyard shifts. Most graveyard shifts are between 2000 - 0830 depending on assignment.

Prior to being hired, every candidate must attend and successfully pass a 40-hour outsourced BSIS certified training which includes completing an electronic fingerprint live scan and the submission of an electronic California Guard Card application to the Bureau of Security Investigative Service.

All selected candidates may choose the sponsorship package, which best suits their needs:

The Initial Guard Card Package will include the candidate's 40-hour guard card academy fee, live scan, and state registration will be paid in full by Armed Guard Private Security, Inc. and each candidate will be assisted with every step throughout the entire process. The process usually takes a little more than a week to complete.

The Weapons Training Package will include the candidate's 40-hour guard card academy fee, Initial Baton Course, Initial Chemical Agents/OC (Pepper spray) Course, Initial Taser/Electronic Control Device Course, and Initial Firearms Course with required live scan will be paid in full by Armed Guard Private Security, Inc. The candidate would be responsible for all fees required by BSIS for the Baton permit and Exposed Firearm licensing, assessment fees, and live scan fees. 

Upon successful completion of the guard card academy and becoming state licensed, the recruit will be considered an Entry-Level Security

Wage Scale: $16.54 - $17.59, must pass Chemical Agent course within 3 months of hire. Other increases immediately upon registration of the following weapons: Firearm, Baton, and Taser. 

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 drug test, including TCH

Must pass a DOJ/FBI Fingerprint Live Scan. 

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

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.

Upon hire, each employee is issued uniforms, a company owned cell phone and two-way radio for reporting and communication needs.

In addition to hourly wage, we pay all employees a TAX FREE hourly cell phone reimbursement and weekly reimbursement for use of any employee owned equipment. We offer equipment purchasing programs to help purchase duty weapons, as well as additional training opportunities. 

Benefits offered: Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, sick pay, holiday pay, 401k, flex spending account, dependent spending account, paid 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 and Part-Time position 3rd Shift, Weekends.