For over 20 years First Coast Security has had the privilege of partnering with customers in the commercial, residential, and government sectors around the country. Our passion lies in protecting each customer’s best interests — whatever, wherever, and whoever that may be. We provide world-class services, delivered by highly trained professionals who are inspired to serve at their utmost potential. We ensure this by recruiting, training, and retaining people who share our commitment to excellence. Our company has grown tremendously by adhering to its core values of excellence, courage, integrity, and professionalism.
Job Skills / Requirements
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
First Coast Security has a wide array of employment opportunities for Professional trained and licensed FPS Certified PSOs. Full-Time and Part-Time positions are available for qualified candidates who are looking for a career in the security industry.
Some of the duties include, but are not limited to: access control, providing escorts, facility patrols, detainments of individuals, assisting employees & visitors, following the Post Orders & regulations of the PSO SMART Book, responding to alarms, securing the facility, report writing, and responding to various emergencies- to include those which might be life threatening, and adhering to the guidelines presented within the Statement(s) of Work.
FPS Basic training
Applicants must be US citizens
Applicants must be able to obtain FPS suitability/clearance.
Applicants must have a High School Diploma
Applicants must have a Valid Driver’s License and Social Security card
Applicants must provide Proof of Eligibility-one of the following or reasonable combination:
- DD214 with Honorable Discharge
- 2 years of W2’s to show security experience
- Law Enforcement or Corrections Certificate
Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands:
With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
May be exposed to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.
Successful passage of background reference psychological and controlled substance tests in addition to any mandatory licensing requirements.
Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)
Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift, run as needed. Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties. Frequent moving and/or lifting
***Please note that the safety and health of all individuals are priority for us here at First Coast Security. Therefore, during this hiring process, we are ensuring that we meet the state’s mandatory requirements concerning social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes but is not limited to using electronic resources in place of face to face interviews as well as conducting training webinars online to ensure compliance with the contract and state’s training requirements. Only when your physical presence is absolutely required during your process, we will ensure that no more than 10 individuals are in the office at any given time and social distancing of 6 feet or more are in effect***
Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma
Certification Requirements (Any)
FPS 40 Hour Initial Weapons Training
FPS 64/72 Hour Basic Training
Virginia DCJS Armed License
Secret or Top Secret Clearance
Valid Drivers License
Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan
This is a Full and Part-Time position 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.
Number of Openings for this position: 5