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Any Security Officers on this site?

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by FLtaco24, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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    FLtaco24

    FLtaco24 [OP] Just a man and his truck

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    Like the title says, are there any security officers here like myself? I've been working security off and on since i was 19, but last year I got a job doing armed security. I didn't really know what to think about being armed, but so far I've only had to pull my gun out once, thank god nothing happened.

    Just wanted to see if there were any other security officers out there. And yes it's security officer, not security guard. :cool: thanks
     
  2. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:37 PM
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    HIst8ofMIND

    HIst8ofMIND Defend Hawaii

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    CLSO right here.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2013 at 10:41 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Wanted to find a job doing this, not as a career. But most don't hire until 21 and I'm not quite there yet.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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    FLtaco24

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    I know what you mean. If you get an unarmed job now, when you do turn 21, you can put down that you have experience working security, you gotta start somewhere.

     
  5. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:06 PM
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    FLtaco24

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    I've heard of CLSO, but I've never actually met anyone that was one.

     
  6. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    not one. but was thinking about trying to get a job as one.

    was thinking about some where in oak ridge TN lots of national labs and federal founded jobs. i here some of the janitors get paid $15+H but not sure.
     
  7. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:14 PM
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    FLtaco24

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    I think security is a great job, especially if your a student and you work nights, you can do your HW and work at the same time, well at least I did.

    Plus I think its a great thing to fall back on, with today's economy you can't just have one skill, you need to have skill/experience in multiple fields.

     
  8. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    yeah. also i kinda like staying up late at night.
     
  9. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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    HIst8ofMIND

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    Only LEO's get armed security jobs here. As for CLSO, the test for it was a piece of cake. It's funny that people joke about security "guards". But most don't even know. Private security work is where you can make bank.
     
  10. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:22 PM
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    I'm an area supervisor for a security and personal protection company. We do everything from private persons to malls, to government facilities. Have a K-9 unit also....

    It's not a bad career if you get with the right company and are willing to hold on. An unarmed Mall Director here can make $80k/year starting.
     
  11. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:24 PM
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    That's what I did. Work security at night and school in the day. Now I got a degree in sustainable construction, finishing electronic-computers engineering technology this semester, and heading into applied business information technology. As of right now I make $20+/hr for full time and for special events I can average over $100+/hr.
     
  12. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:26 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    whats CLSO? just wondering.

    and no offense i hate the once at the mall. one saw me opening something with a knife and tried to tell me it’s illegal for me to have a knife in the mall. It’s not illegal for me to have a knife in the mall, they don’t even have a no gun sign and you can legally carry a gun if you wanted to.(at least at the one around here) I told him it was not illegal, he said there was a sign on the doors. i said lets go to the door and show me the sign. their was no sign.... told me it’s still illegal, i told if it is than call the cops. he said he can’t do that and walked off.
     
  13. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:30 PM
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    I'm a CLSO my self, although I'm laid off at the moment from that job (plant security). Should be getting a call any time now.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:32 PM
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    Certified Licensed Security Officer.
     
  15. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 PM
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    Ha, me too. I'm actually at work now.

     
  16. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 PM
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    It's a certification to get a job in security anywhere.

    As for mall cops. I was one.
     
  17. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:39 PM
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    FLtaco24

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    I see your from WPB. You must work for G4S.

     
  18. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:40 PM
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    Lol...not a chance...

    I couldn't work for them. Some of the people they hire are absolute jokes...not to say that there aren't some good people and opportunities there...
     
  19. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:43 PM
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    Oh, I know which one.

     
  20. Jan 31, 2013 at 11:44 PM
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    BTW you gotta have the right mentality for it. Sure it looks easy but when actual emergency occurs you gotta know how to deal with it. I've dealt with 18 deaths in my career and just recently a suicide. Trying to comfort a 9 year old girl as to why her daddy is bleeding from the mouth is something that sticks on you.
     
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