15,000 Security Personnel to Be Hired in Response to COVID-19

Leading Global Security Company to Fill Openings in Priority Markets Across the US Including New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Nashville, Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix

G4S security officers
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G4S announced it will hire more than 15,000 new team members in priority markets across the US over the next two months. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused extensive business disruption and change in a variety of sectors that has led to an increased demand for security personnel across the country.

Offering permanent, full-time positions with competitive salary and benefits, priority hiring markets for G4S include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco/Sacramento, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa and West Palm Beach.

Drew Levine
Drew Levine

“Given the major shift in business operations, several industries are seeing an increased need for security, and G4S is committed to meeting that need and helping our customers and communities feel as safe as possible during this uncertain time,” said Drew Levine, president, G4S Secure Solutions USA. “We’re seeking strong candidates who can quickly and efficiently step into these much-needed roles to help protect all customers, employees and the public at-large in a variety of essential locations including hospitals, government sites, and private businesses.”

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Security officer and site supervisor positions span a variety of industries such as healthcare, government, finance, technology, commercial, and private properties. Not all positions require previous security experience, as G4S will provide comprehensive training and safety programs as part of their onboarding.

G4S is proud to support veterans and veteran family employment, about 25 percent of our employees are current or former military. G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are also committed to hiring and promoting qualified disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Active Wartime or Campaign Badge Veterans, and Armed Forces Service Medal veterans. All employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

When possible—unless mandated by state licensing and screening requirements—G4S is leveraging a virtual interview process, including hiring and training. Following CDC guidelines, the company also provides employees with the necessary protective gear and training to ensure they are protected against COVID-19, plus free access to Doctor on Demand (a tele-medicine offering).

Job seekers can learn more about available positions and needed qualifications at Careers.g4s.com.

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