Private Security Guard for Individual and Family Protection

Security GuardLooking for an Experienced Security Guard? We Can Help.

Voted the # 1 Best Domestic Agency by readers of Dan’s Papers for 11 consecutive years (2012-2022) and featured in magazine such as Hamptons and Social Life, we can help you find an experienced, reliable Private Security Officer.

The main geographic areas that we serve include the following:  The Hamptons and Long Island; the Greater New York City Area (including Connecticut and New Jersey); the Boston and New England Area; the San Francisco Bay Area; and Florida.

A brief description of the Private Security Guard position is below. The description is not fully comprehensive for all Security Officer roles. Based on your specific requirements, additional duties may be needed while others are deemed unnecessary.

For more information on Private Security Guards, please contact us today. All consultations with the Hamptons Employment Agency are free, no-obligation, and confidential.

Private Security Guard Description

A Private Security Officer (or Private Security Guard) is a professional who protects an individual employer and the employer’s family. A Private Security Officer’s primary duty is the prevention and deterrence of crime. Security officers are generally uniformed in a suit and tie.

In particular, Private Security Guards act to protect their employers and the employers’ property by 1) maintaining a high-visibility presence that deters illegal and inappropriate actions and 2) observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder, and then taking action and reporting any incidents to their employer and authorities as needed.

Security Guards may also perform access control at building entrances and vehicle gates. That is, the guards ensure that employees and visitors provide proper identification before entering an employer’s premises. Private Security Officers are often called upon to respond to minor emergencies (lost persons, lockouts, dead vehicle batteries, etc.) and to assist in serious emergencies by guiding emergency responders to the scene of the incident, helping to redirect foot traffic to safe locations, and by documenting what happened on an incident report. Moreover, Armed Security Officers are frequently contracted to respond as law enforcement until a given situation at a client location is under control and/or public authorities arrive on the scene.

A Private Security Guards salary depends on your location, the particular job requirements, and the level of experience of the Security Professional. Benefits, perks, and other forms of compensation provided by the Employer also affect salary requirements.

Our Staffing Specialists can help you find the right individual for a range of positions, including the following:

  • Long Island, NY Private Security Officer (Hamptons, Gold Coast, etc.)
  • New York City Private Security Officer
  • Boston Area/New England Private Security Officer (MA, NH, VT, ME, RI, CT)
  • Connecticut Private Security Officer
  • New Jersey Private Security Officer
  • Florida Private Security Officer
  • San Francisco Bay Area Private Security Officer
  • We also serve other areas (please contact us for more information)

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Contact us today for a no-cost, no-obligation, privacy-assured phone consultation. Please feel free to call us at one of our offices:

The Hamptons: 631-204-1100
New York City: 212-810-9828
Boston: 617-865-5888
Boca Raton: 561-560-0001

Or, use our brief and easy online Staffing Inquiry Form.

We look forward to hearing from you regarding your personal and family security needs.

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