Job Description

Unarmed Security Officers - Knoxville, TN (Knoxville)
Knoxville, TN, United States of America


Security Engineers is actively seeking Armed & UnArmed Security Officer applicants, 21 years of age or older (Retirees Welcome!), who are interested in a career in the private security industry. As Security Engineers continues to grow, so do opportunities within the company. We promote from within, so to achieve your goals of a career in the criminal justice field, Security Engineers is the place to be.

Shifts available:

2nd and 3rd Shifts with (weekend availablity)

$14 and up

Job Skills / Requirements

Looking for a career and job to be proud of? Join our team as we are currently seeking Officers that want to make a difference. Full and Part time available positions for Unarmed Officers and Field Supervisors.

Prior to submitting a resume and completing the online application, please review the below information.


  • Must have a clean criminal background. Background checks are conducted on all employees prior to employment with SEI. Annual checks are also conducted.
    Must have a clean driving record for sites that are supplied by a company or Client vehicle (MVR check will be conducted).
    Must be able to pass a drug test.
    Ability to obtain a State of TN Security Guard license.
    Have a reliable communication such as home phone or cell phone.
    Have a reliable means of transportation to and from work.
    Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
    Must have a high-school diploma.
    Must be at least 19 years of age.
    Hair must be natural colors, neatly cut-groomed and face must be shaved. A trimmed mustache is allowed.
    No earrings or jewelry can be worn on the nose, eyebrows, lips, tongues while on duty.
    SEI provides all uniforms at no charge. Officers must provide their own solid black shoes and maintain them in a clean condition.
    Communicate effectively with others.
    Must be able to read and understand written instructions, complete standard forms and logs, compose reports that convey complete information in a legible manner.
    For some sites must have computer experience and ability to use a tablet to conduct security reports.
    Ability to work Weekends (Saturday and Sunday) at some sites.
    Ability to acquire CPR/1st AED certification (based on client’s request)
    Shift times vary - must be willing to work any shift (1st, 2nd and 3rd) may be scheduled 12+ hours for a shift at some sites

Job Summary:

Look professional at all times in a clean and pressed uniform.
Check and secure doors, gates, windows, etc.
Monitors buildings for unauthorized person, suspicious activity, water leaks, fires, safety hazards, etc.
Ability to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies.
Foot patrols to ensure that the property, equipment, personnel, etc. are secure.
Records detailed Daily Activity Reports, Incident & Maintenance Reports, Parking Violations, Visitor-Truck Log In’s, etc.
Must remain alert for the presence of violations and contact the appropriate authority.
Provide escorts when requested.
Must be customer service oriented.
Informs and ensures compliance of SEI and Clients policies, such as smoking, loitering, parking violations, etc.

Physical abilities/activities to complete job duties:

Walking, standing, bending, light lifting, observing, detailed reporting, multitasking, greeting clients and visitors
On the Job Environment:

Indoor and outdoor, temperatures from cold to heat.
Company Environment:

Open door policy to meet and discuss employee’s concerns, ideas-quality assurance, safety, scheduling needs, etc.

What we offer:

Competitive pay.
Paid in-house training.
Medical Insurance two (2) plans provide choice in costs
Dental & Vision Insurance
Paid Vacations
Holiday Pay
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Customized uniforms - 3 sets provided at no cost to employee
Career Development Path
Security Officer of the Quarter Award and Bonus
Safety Award Program
Direct Deposit

How to Apply:

Apply in Person - You can complete your application in person at our office Monday - Friday between 0900 (9am) and 1600 (4pm). Our office is located at 1508 Coleman Rd., Ste: 107, Knoxville, TN 37909. Office Number: 865-909-9419

Security Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Alcohol/Drug Free Workplace.




Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or equivalent

Additional Information / Benefits

All applicants accepted for assignment will not only receive above industry average hourly wage but also paid training, paid Holidays & overtime, free uniforms, and some positions including health insurance.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays

This is a Full and Part-Time position 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends, Must have weekend availability .

Number of Openings for this position: 8