Securitas aims to hire 200 security officers statewide for the holidays

  • A Securitas Airport Police officer patrolled the Honolulu International Airport interisland commuter terminal on Friday in 2017. (Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell crussell@staradvertiser.com)

HONOLULU — Securitas, the nation’s leading security provider, is hiring for 200 new job positions, for the holiday season and beyond, available throughout the Hawaiian islands, the company announced in a press release Friday.

More than 250 Hawaii organizations from shopping centers, hotels, condos, residential communities, and airports rely on Securitas.

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The company is incentivizing its existing workforce with referral/retention bonuses to attract new hires.

It is offering up to $1,500 for new hires who have a guard card license (up to $500 for new hires without a guard card). New hires are trained extensively, including how to handle active shooter situations and other public safety issues management along with life-saving procedures. They must meet certain eligibility requirements including drug testing and background checks.

In addition, the State of Hawaii’s Department of Transportation contracts Securitas to provide security services throughout 11 airports on six islands to ensure the protection of more than 30 million travelers every year.

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The team works collaboratively and interfaces with the multitude of state and federal agencies at the airport including TSA, Customs, FBI, and intelligence agencies. Securitas positions at the airports currently available are Traffic Control Officer (TCO), Airport Security Officer (ASO), and Law Enforcement Officer (LEO).

To join the team at Securitas, apply online at securitasjobs.com.

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