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Position Information

  • Company:
    Pinkerton Government Services
  • Location:
    Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Status:
    Full Time
  • Job Category:
    Security/Protective Services
  • Occupations:
    Security Guard
  • Work Experience:
    1+ to 2 Years
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Industry:
    Security and Surveillance
  • Education:
    High School or equivalent

Contact Information

  • Company:
    Pinkerton Government Services

About Pinkerton Government Services

Pinkerton Government Services (PGS) mission is to provide innovative, cost-effective, solutions to ensure the safety and security of the assets of the U.S. Government and government contractor organizations worldwide. We will relentlessly strive to preserve national security and improve the protection of the personnel, programs, resources, and facilities of our clients.

Our goal is to enhance the success of our clients and their operations by providing demonstrably superior security, consulting, and investigation services and products with the highest degree of integrity and responsiveness, while enhancing the success of our fellow employees by creating career-enhancing opportunities.

PGS will endeavor to foster a culture of trust, equal opportunity, teamwork, responsibility, high expectations, and open communication with our clients, employees, and shareholders.

Position Description

Armed Security Officer






Apply now if you are interested in working for one of the top employers in the security industry, developing yourself as a security specialist, or benefiting from our training and education as well as designing your own security career plan.



Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Performs periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.  Preserves order and may act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.




Ø     1-2+ Years Experience

Ø     Must be 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen

Ø     Experience and guard card required

Ø     Secret clearance preferred but not required

Ø     Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Ø     Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county, and municipal licensing and permit requirements for armed security work and specific protective device and weapons qualifications

Ø     Must have an exposed firearm permit with 40 caliber

Ø     Must have or be able to obtain/maintain a government security clearance




Ø     High School Diploma or GED required

Ø     Knowledge of or ability to learn security operations and procedures

Ø     Ability to see, hears, speaks, and writes English clearly in order to communicate with employees and clients

Ø     Must have reliable means of communication (pager or phone) and reliable means of transportation


GREAT BENEFITS TO INCLUDE: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, and life insurance



CA PPO#14508



Apply Directly Online by following the steps below:

1.      Click the “Apply Now” button below

2.      Once redirected to the Pinkerton site click the link: Click on “Security Operations Start Application"

3.      Go to the “Apply to a Location Near You” tab.  Put in California for the state and Rancho Cordova for the city and click the green arrow next to the city.  You will then be directed to the current open positions for El Segundo.

4.      Select the title of the position you are interested in and you will be directed to the Job Description for that position.

5.      Read and confirm the selection and click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page

6.      Complete the application process as instructed


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Visit us online at www.pgs-usa.com for more information