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Securitas Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2019

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Found 1514 reviews

2.8
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46%
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43%
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Securitas CEO Magnus Ahlqvist
Magnus Ahlqvist
150 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
    • "Reliable hours but no mobility"

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        Former Employee - Mobile Supervisor in Ottawa, ON

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

        Pros

        Plenty of freedom on how to approach the job, plenty of extra hours whenever I needed them.

        Cons

        Lack of other shifts, was not promoted or given a raise despite promised as such, was not moved to the morning shift like I was told I would, lack of organization.

        Advice to Management

        They need to better organized.

        Securitas2019-07-22
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        Current Employee - Securitas Security Guard in Ottawa, ON

        I have been working at Securitas full-time

        Pros

        I like the rotation shifts

        Cons

        It is really poorly organized

        Securitas2019-06-27
      • "Easy job"

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

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

        Pros

        Easy Fun coworkers Not stressful depending on where you're working

        Cons

        Long hours standing Schedule Management Short breaks

        Securitas2019-06-19
      • "Good"

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          Former Employee - Security Guard in Toronto, ON

          I worked at Securitas full-time for more than 8 years

          Pros

          Common duties and easy for lazy people

          Cons

          Salary and benefits are virtual

          Securitas2019-06-10
        • "security officer"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Securitas part-time

            Pros

            Great company and respectful managers who are always ready to help

            Cons

            Sometimes you are pushed to work

            Securitas2019-05-10
          • "Scheduling Manager"

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            Current Employee - Scheduling Manager 

            I have been working at Securitas full-time

            Pros

            Flexible work schedule Less work load

            Cons

            Inadequate tools and technology

            Securitas2019-04-29
          • "Not flexible"

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            Current Employee - Security Guard 
            Doesn't Recommend
            Negative Outlook
            Disapproves of CEO

            I have been working at Securitas full-time for more than 3 years

            Pros

            None, no Job security. No regard for workers

            Cons

            There are too many to list

            Securitas2019-06-04
          • "Good"

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            Current Employee - Security Officer in Hamilton, ON
            Recommends
            Positive Outlook
            Approves of CEO

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

            Pros

            it is good company for worker .care about their employees

            Cons

            some time pay less on some sites

            Securitas2019-04-24
          • "Customer Service"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
            Recommends
            Positive Outlook

            I have been working at Securitas full-time

            Pros

            good benefits including eye, dental, prescription meds.

            Cons

            - Hard to get days off. - Not much career growth.

            Securitas2019-04-12
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