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Armed Security Response Team Agent

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Armed Security Response Team Agent Position Type Full Time Req ID 2023-1012676

Allied Universal® Executive Protection and Intelligence Services, North America’s leading specialized protection company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve.

The Armed Security Response Team (SRT) Agent is responsible for safeguarding the client in Cambridge, MA. Individuals must be able to perform in a dynamic environment and possess the physical, operational and tactical capabilities to address wide-ranging security related tasks. This position is a full-time opportunity working 3 or 4 12-hour shifts a week, rotating. Hours are 7a - 7p and 7p - 7a. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays as well as overtime as needed.


  • Provide covert and overt protection to the client and properties, while maintaining a low-profile.
  • Provide real-time information about the surrounding area of the work site.
  • Safeguard the work site, personnel and maintain highly sensitive information.
  • Work within a cross-functional team
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to tactfully negotiate conflict and remain flexible
  • Must possess ability to interact with all levels of corporate management, liaison internally and externally with various departments and personnel.
  • Must be able to brief, defend, persuade and instruct others on security requirements and policies.
  • Must have strong oral communication and representational skills and have the ability to write in a clear and precise manner.


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in extensive military, law enforcement, or corporate security experience, preferably in a military special operations branch or protective operations.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to acquire state security and firearm credentials
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with handguns.
  • Current First Aid, CPR, AED certification required.
  • Previous medical training is highly desirable.
  • Licensing requirements are subject to state and/or local laws and regulations and may be required prior to employment


$40 per hour

Allied Universal® Executive Protection and Intelligence Services offers industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employees:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • Free employee life insurance
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Great company culture and work/life balance

No phone calls. Please allow 7-10 business days for applicant feedback.

CA PPO# 17384; CA PI# 28245; Office: 11677 Central Avenue, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit:

Career Path

Allied Universal offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Regional President

  • Regional Vice President

  • General Manager

  • Branch Manager

  • Director of Operations

  • Client Manager

  • Operations Manager

  • Field Supervisor

  • Shift Supervisor

  • Professional Security Officer

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"We do exciting and fulfilling work that protects people and assets, and that feels good"


From the time our Professional Security Guards are hired, Generally, excluding some clients and unions, employees are eligible for health and welfare benefits 1st of month following 60 days of employment. For 401(k) eligibility employees are eligible after 6 months of service.”


  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • Service Anniversary Bonus

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Recognition & Rewards Programs

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Tuition Discount Program

  • Training & Career Development Programs