The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Security Officer in Reno, Nevada is $11.86.
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Job Description for Security Officer
Security officers are responsible for maintaining the overall security of a property. Security officers use many different tactics to prevent theft, vandalism, and damage to properties. They may patrol the property in a vehicle and may maintain records of who enters or leaves the property, either at a front desk or a front gate. They may keep track of signing visitors in and out and monitor incoming deliveries. Security officers generally assist with providing guests with information and directi…Read more
Security Officer Tasks
- Guard and monitor premises to prevent theft, property destruction, violence or rules and safety violations.
- Perform fire prevention, safety and maintenance tasks and parking/traffic enforcement.
- Greet incoming guests and tenants, providing information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
- Respond to alarms and emergency situations.
- Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.
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Employees with Security Officer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.3% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (7.3% less) and Houston, Texas (3.7% less).
Years of Experience
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