Do You Have What It Takes?

Our security officers are the building blocks of our success.

Why Choose To Work as a BOS Security Officer?

It’s about what you and your co-workers bring to the table. You want to know that everyone you work with is skilled, dependable and trustworthy. We asked you to join the BOS Security team because we are confident in your abilities and dedication and that you understand the level of professionalism expected of you. That’s why we train you to our standards when you start and on an ongoing basis.

How Our Security Officers are Chosen

Each BOS Security Guard is thoroughly vetted, so you know your co-workers are as well-qualified as you are and have what it takes to have your back.

The Vetting Process Includes:

  • Online application
  • In-person interview
  • Checking references
  • Reviewing work history
  • Criminal background check
  • Psychological evaluation for armed officers
  • Drug testing


You Respect the Job. BOS Security Respects You.

We know the security we provide is only as strong as the people we employ. That’s why we are highly selective about who joins the team and treat you right once you are part of the team. Questions? Find answers to commonly asked questions below or contact us.

What You Need to Know

What's it like to work as a BOS Security Officer?

BOS Security is a great choice if you’re interested in exploring a career as a security officer. Our strong training program is designed to teach you what you need to know to be successful on the job. Our current officers explain it best.

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Is security a good career?

Security jobs may be on your radar if you are considering a career change, just entering the job market or retiring from the military. Security is an excellent option for the right person. The Security Officer is responsible for protecting the physical property, staff, and visitors to our client’s locations. Not only is this preventing crimes but also responding to medical emergencies or simply guiding visitors where they need to go.

What do security officers do?

How much do security officers make?

It depends on the client’s budget and security needs as well as the employee’s experience in the security field and responsibilities on the job.

What security officers earn.

Does BOS Security offer benefits to security officers?

Our security guards receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Paid vacations
  • Medical benefits
  • Life and AD&D
  • Uniform program

What Benefits do Security Officers Get?

How can I see what security jobs are available?

BOS Security has locations in Athens, Atlanta, and Gainesville with jobs throughout the region. Check out our job board to learn about current full-time, part-time and overnight positions.

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What training will I receive?

BOS Security provides the highest levels of training to ensure you are prepared for every client environment. All instructors are certified in their fields and have extensive experience teaching in their area.

How BOS Security Officers are trained to handle situations.

What qualifications do I need to have to become a BOS Security Officer?

BOS Security is always looking for applicants with demonstrated customer service skills. BOS Security will provide all training and coordinate your certification. BOS Security always pays our Officers for training time. Also, BOS Security does not charge our employees for uniforms and equipment.

Officers for BOS Security must:

  • Be aged 18 or older.
  • Pass identity and criminal record checks.
  • Complete BOS Security’s initial training as well as continuous ongoing training throughout your career.
  • Be dependable – show up to work on time and perform your duties to the best of your ability for the entire shift.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well with the public.
What qualities make the best security officers?

You might be surprised. The ideal candidates have really good customer service skills. Security is a people job, That’s why BOS Security needs people-people! We can train for security knowledge, but if you don’t like interacting with people, you’re unlikely to do well or enjoy the job!


Some of the skills and qualities that make someone a good candidate for a career in security include:

  • Customer service/people skills. You’re a friendly face who makes people feel safe and protected.
  • Strong attention to detail. If you’re the kind of person who always seems to notice when something’s not right, security might be a great fit.
  • Ability to stay calm in an emergency (and keep others calm).
  • Dependability – security posts must be manned. We need officers we can count on to show up on time and stay for the whole shift.
What kind of places need security officers?

Security Officers for BOS Security can work in a variety of Atlanta businesses. These could include Class A office buildings, banks, manufacturing facilities, apartment complexes, gated residential communities, or consulates of foreign nations.

What does a Security Officer do?

What are the qualifications for armed officers?

All armed officers are certified annually to the same marksmanship standards as law enforcement personnel and review agency Use of Deadly Force Policy.

Training for BOS Security armed guards

How do you train VirtuGuard™ Command Center Agents?

VirtuGuard™ Command Center Operators must complete a detailed training program developed by BOS Security Operations Center experts. Agents watch software training videos before being given a step-by-step walkthrough of all programs used in the Command Centers.

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