Job Description

Security Officer - 2nd / 3rd Shift including weekends (*KNOX20)
Knoxville, TN, United States of America


Security Engineers is actively seeking Security Officer applicants, 25 years of age or older (Retirees Welcome!) for IMMEDIATE hiring. Experience in trucking and or delivery services a plus.  Must have clean MVR (clean driving record)


We are looking for those that 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.


FT POSITION: ( Sat and Sun 7a-7P and Mon, Tues 3p-11p)

PT POSITION: (Sat and Sun 7pm-7am)

PAY: $16.53/HOUR

Job Skills / Requirements

Job Description

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 and Armed Officers. Armed Officers must have their TN State Armed Guard License. Pay starts is $16.53 per hour. 

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.
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must have a high-school diploma.
  • Must be at least 25 years of age.
  • 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) 

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.

Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma or equivalent

Additional Information / Benefits

  • 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

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Special Incentive Plans

This job reports to the Account Manager

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