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Part-Time Armed Residential Security Team Agent

Santa Barbara, California

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We are North America’s leading security services provider with more than 300,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Professional Security Officers and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer Paid New Hire Orientation, Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K for Full time positions.

  • Part Time
  • JOB LEVEL: Mid-Level
  • Travel: No
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Part-Time Armed Residential Security Team Agent Position Type Part Time Req ID 2021-576322

At Allied Universal®, we continue to build an inclusive, Be Phenomenal® culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse workplace. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities in which we serve. Allied Universal offers so much more than just a job. We offer careers. We take great pride in our promote-from-within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Executive Protection Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® today!

The Part-Time Armed RST Agent is responsible for the life and safety of the principal(s) and physical security of the property. This position requires the ability to work 8 to 12-hour shifts on days, nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Monitor and interact with principal(s), clients, staff and others.
  • Implement security access control, escort procedures and maintain entry logs.
  • Monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms and cameras to identify and resolve security risks.
  • Successful completion of annual and/or sustainment training program requirements.
  • Respond to emergent and non-emergent incidents to include verbal de-escalation, use of non-lethal force, deadly force and rendering appropriate medical attention. Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents with local authorities.
  • Safeguard and maintain highly sensitive and confidential information of the company and the client and principal(s).
  • Ability to multi-task and work in an organized, efficient and effective manner.
  • Ability to work irregular or extended hours with an ever-changing schedule. Typical schedules include overtime, nights, holidays and weekends on a regular basis.


  • Minimum of 4 years of combined experience in relevant private security, law enforcement or military service required.
  • Must have proficiency with the firearm used in support of the assigned detail.
  • Experience securely transporting clients in all types of ground vehicle operations is preferred.
  • California Exposed Firearm Permit and Guard Card is required
  • CPR certification
  • Clean driving record

Compensation & Benefits:

$30 per hour: Based on experience, training and other related qualifications
Allied Universal offers industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employees:

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

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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