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Security Officer Armed Rapid Transit

Miami, Florida

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Security Officer Armed Rapid Transit Position Type Full Time Req ID 2023-951519

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services 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. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!

Our Armed Government Security Officers monitor and patrol various areas of transportation hubs, government facilities, and special details. You will patrol while remaining visible deterring criminal activity, ensuring the safeguard of commuters, and display exceptional customer service and communication skills.

Starting Pay: $18.73 per hour

$2000 Hiring Bonus ($500 Paid Out Quarterly) Must mention during interview (Ask for Jonathan)


  • Be at least 21 years of age for armed roles
  • Required Valid Florida Licenses: Driver's License, Security Class D and G License
  • Possess a high school diploma with one of the following to be considered for this role:
    • U.S. Military Service (Honorable Discharge DD214)
    • U.S. Law Enforcement/Corrections (Academy Certificate)
    • 3+ Years Armed Security (Employment Verification)
    • 60+ College Credits (Unofficial Transcripts)
  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a background investigation in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws. Allied Universal will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws.
  • As a condition of employment, applicants will be subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law.
  • Participate in industry specific security/safety training programs
  • Licensing requirements are subject to state and/or local laws and regulations and may be required prior to employment.
  • Florida Security D Training Sponsorship Contingent to Job Offer

*A valid driver’s license will be required for driving positions only


  • Full-Time
  • Open Availability Schedule (preferably able to work any shift any days)

Perks and Benefits:

  • We offer attractive Pay Options! DailyPay, WeeklyPay…
  • Paid Sick Time (56 hours annually), Government Contracts Only
  • Health insurance and 401k plans for full-time positions
  • Flexible part time and full-time schedules that fit with your personal life goals
  • Ongoing paid training programs and career growth opportunities
  • Employee discounts through our perks program to your favorite restaurants, entertainment venues and much more…


  • Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally)
  • Provide customer service to our clients by carrying out safety and security procedures, site-specific policies and when appropriate, emergency response activities
  • Respond to incidents and critical situations in a calm, problem solving manner
  • Conduct regular and random patrols around the business and perimeter. Working environments and conditions may vary by client site

Open Interviews - Schedule your interview here:

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