Job Description

Unarmed Security Officer (Operations)
Norfolk, VA, United States of America


Top Guard Security is the leading security guard service provider for the Virginia Peninsula, the Southside, Tri-Cities and Richmond. Top Guard offers unarmed and armed security officers and mobile patrol services to industrial and manufacturing facilities, commercial properties, local and federal governments, residential communities and retail establishments.

Top Guard is Hampton Roads, Virginia's largest privately-owned security firm with 1000+ employees and the largest woman-owned firm in the region. Its clientele represent the finest businesses, financial institutions, shopping centers, world-class manufacturers, communities and universities. Municipal, State and Federal contracts represent the backbone of Top Guard's regional dominance. Top Guard's size, experience and extraordinary level of service make it the region's choice for private security.

Job Skills / Requirements

Join our award-winning team in Hampton Roads – as a Campus Security Officer

We are looking for qualified, capable and dedicated officers to fill full-time and part-time Campus Security positions at various gates and buildings at several college campus' in the Hampton Roads area (on both sides of tunnel), and part time for campus events such as football games, homecoming events, etc. 

***Great Employment Opportunity for Veterans! One time $250 signing bonus for service-related disabled at 10% or more or unemployed for over 6 months in the past year!

***Are you already DCJS certified? We have a $500.00 bonus for unarmed guards and $1000 bonus for armed guards! (Some requirements do apply.)


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safeguard and protect campus students, faculty, staff, visitors, property, etc. from harm, theft, violence, damage or loss through appropriate control and handling of situations
  • Assist students, faculty, staff, and visitors with locating Campus facilities
  • Follow and maintain campus guidelines
  • Ability to verbally diffuse situations and effectively resolve issues
  • Skill in observing and noticing unusual circumstances or items which would reasonably suggest a problem
  • Alert to discover/deter any person(s) attempting to gain unauthorized access
  • Alert to any hazards which may cause fires, explosions or other catastrophes
  • Report any such incidents to Top Guard Dispatch and campus officials immediately
  • Respond to emergency conditions within assigned area
  • Must be physically able to walk, stand and climb stairs for up to 10-hour shifts
  • Must be able to accurately and clearly write daily logs and incident reports – both handwritten and computer/mobile device


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to pass background check, drug test, and physical (at required sites)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Steady work history
  • Ability to obtain DCJS Registration Card
  • Must have excellent computer and report writing skills.


  • $15 - $17 / hour


GREAT OPPORTUNITY to work for an award-winning security firm that remains dedicated to our officers in the field.


  • Ask about our Military Veteran Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holiday Compensation
  • Free Uniforms
  • And More

It is the policy of Top Guard to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


Certification Requirements (Any)

DCJS Unarmed card
Must have clear criminal history for background investigation

Additional Information / Benefits

Top Guard provides its full-time employees with the following benefits: Payroll Deducted Health, Plan Payroll Deducted Dental Insurance, Allstate Supplemental Insurance Plans, Legal Resources, Legal Discount Plan, Direct Deposit, Paid Vacation, Holiday Compensation, Free Uniforms, and Credit Union Membership. It is the policy of Top Guard to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Applications are active for 60 Days after which you must reapply.

Part time officers are also elligible for benefits as well. Please inquire within. 

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability

This is a Full and Part-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.

Number of Openings for this position: 20