If you’re applying for a position as an Armed Officer, applicants must have prior law enforcement, military or relevant security experience to qualify. Those with law enforcement or military backgrounds are given first review.
If applying for a position as a Dispatcher, preferred applicants will have dispatching experience with a combined use of a multi-line telephone system, two-way radio communications, a CAD system, and must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Arcadia Security only employs the highest quality staff. Every employee must maintain the highest standard of appearance, professional behavior, integrity and take pride for their profession and their performance, on and off duty.
Arcadia Security is a tobacco and marijuana free company. The use of tobacco products on company time, or in a company uniform is prohibited, and the use of any marijuana product, no matter if done in a state where it is legal, or even if off duty, or prescribed by a doctor is also prohibited.
If you're interested in applying, please email us your current/up to date resume and indicate which position you would like consideration for. Arcadia Security management will review all requests and resumes and contact those that meet our minimum qualification requirements for an interview.
If you're selected for an interview we require that you come to our office in professional attire. Be ready to complete a full employment application and other pre-interview documents prior to your interview. Those that are not dressed and groomed appropriately will be dismissed and their interview will be cancelled.
Arcadia Security does not hire managers or supervisors from outside of the company. We foster a "promote from within" policy for all leadership or management positions. If you strive to become a supervisor or manager for Arcadia Security, we require all employees to first start in the field as a line officer.
All starting wages are determined by an applicant’s current certification status, professional background, training, experience and previous employment history. All employees begin on a 90 day probationary term. After successful completion of an employee’s first 90 days, they will receive their first performance evaluation, and may be eligible for an increase in pay. A second performance evaluation in conducted after 180 days, and a third after an employee’s first full year. Each review comes with the possibility of additional increases in pay. Further reviews are conducted after additional anniversary dates of hire.
Starting ENTRY Level Officer Pay:
$15.00-$17.00 per hour
An entry level applicant is someone that has either a minimum of 2 years of Private Security experience; has served at least 4 years of Active Duty service in the Military; or has a combination of Reserve or National Guard service with at least 1 year of Private Security experience. Qualifying security experience is considered positions that required interaction with clients/general public where enforcement of client rules, laws & ordinances was a main component.
Starting LATERAL Officer Pay:
$17.00-$19.00 per hour
A lateral applicant is someone that has law enforcement experience, having attended and graduated from a police academy and served at some level as a POST certified police officer for any period of time "OR" the applicant has at least 5 years of transferable experience in not just private security, but security experience providing similar security services as those provided by Arcadia AND holds a current Unarmed or Armed certification with PILB.
Starting Dispatcher Pay:
$13.00-$15.00 per hour
Dispatcher applicants must be able to work in a face paced environment, with the ability to multi-task. Dispatchers must be able to answer a multi-line phone system, while communicating with officers in the field via two-way radio system, all while maintaining an active shift/call history log detailing every call and activity of each officer in the field. Dispatchers must be able to effectively communicate with callers requesting service and 911 dispatchers.
In addition to excellent starting & continuing wages, Arcadia Security also provides all "officers" with a Uniform Maintenance Allowance, Performance Bonus Opportunities, & every "employee" can qualify for a Medical Stipend each and every pay period, which can amount to an additional $440.00 per month, on top of an officer’s wage!