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Securitas Reviews

Updated Sep 11, 2019

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2.9
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Securitas CEO Magnus Ahlqvist
Magnus Ahlqvist
180 Ratings
Pros
  • "Most training and uniforms are free(in 31 reviews)

  • "Easy work, you sit about 1/2 of the day or more(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "only one armed account with LA county sheriff's which is painfully extensive for a low pay job(in 72 reviews)

  • "Long hours, on call for everything(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "good firm to work as security guard"

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    Former Employee - Security Guard 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Securitas part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Big organization. Decent remuneration. Systematic.

    Cons

    Due to some recent changes, some account supervisors are not effective in communication

    Securitas2019-07-10
  2. "Professional Company"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Securitas part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is a professional normal security company

    Cons

    They told me give me more shifts but nobody still call me two weeks past.

    Securitas2019-08-30
  3. "Good company with good coworkers"

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    Current Employee - Dispatcher 

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good training provided Uniforms Health benefits

    Cons

    Rotating shifts Long hours Sleep troubles

    Securitas2019-08-28
  4. "Securitas"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Richmond Hill, ON

    I worked at Securitas full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fair amount of downtime at my particular location, good for those combining education and work.

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult work hours and high stress situations.

    Securitas2019-08-19
  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Securitas part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I have learned a lot from my job.

    Cons

    No negative experience. Always try my best

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    Securitas2019-08-14
  6. "Work review"

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    Current Employee - Security Guard in Ottawa, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Close to my house, day shifts most of the time

    Cons

    Low salary for the work we do.

    Securitas2019-08-14
  7. "Secuirty"

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    Current Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Chatham-Kent, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fairly easy sites in my area

    Cons

    Not very good with hours, not very organized, under staffed

    Securitas2019-08-07
  8. "Looking To Bring Forward Strong Hands On Working Experience"

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    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Securitas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    looking forward getting experience in the flight field & working with different people from divers culture

    Cons

    working in different department of the company

    Securitas2019-07-30
  9. "Job not too bad but management make it unbearable."

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    Former Employee - Security Guard in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Securitas full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Management is more concerned with watching employees till they slip up than actually dealing proactively with security issues.

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    Securitas2019-09-04
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Worst job"

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    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Securitas full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Overtime available if you wanted

    Cons

    Long hours , no respect , Loud environment

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    Securitas2019-09-01
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