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Signal 88 Security of Mobile Armed Security Officer in Birmingham, Alabama

At Signal 88 Security, we?re changing the face of security and doing so very quickly! Our team lives for ?moments of heroism? where we can truly be there for our clients, who join us in serving our communities. This type of work is a job to some, but to us, it?s an opportunity to make a real difference. Why work with us? We believe in taking care of our people. We embrace a culture where everyone feels valued and it?s instilled in us to know we can be successful.

Our company Core Values and Beliefs are at the heart of what we do, and how we do it. We are passionate about taking care of our clients and our communities. This is achieved through quality leadership, the confidence and competence to perform, and doing all of this in an environment where we feel at home.

For our officers, they are the heart of our company. Through our e-learning courses on 88Univesity, and our We?re Here for Your Career advancement program, we outline how a new trainee can develop, succeed in his or her responsibilities, and ultimately grow in his or her role to move upward in their career with Signal 88 Security. Without this, we wouldn?t be fulfilling our commitment to employee development and wouldn?t be serving our clients the way we know they should be served. Are you ready to change the face of security? Check out our available positions to launch your career with us!

Reports to: Lead Officer/Supervisor

Responsibilities of an Officer may include:

  • Conduct patrols, Foot and Vehicle based of courtyards, offices, pools, and other high value areas to ensure all required access points are properly secured and to ensure protection of property and residents with a high degree of attentiveness to details and safety

  • Security Observances: Reporting on safety issues, people and vehicles present, perimeter issues, doors unlocked

  • Write clear, detailed, accurate reports in line with our Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines set forth by clients to document what was observed during every tour of duty

  • Monitor the assigned property, staying vigilant to detect unauthorized vehicles, trespassers or individuals loitering and provide a professional deterrence and calming presence

  • Conduct physical security checks and security sweeps ensuring all access points have been secured properly

  • Conduct all of your duties with highest level of professionalism, tenacity and a superior work ethic with a willingness to carry out orders and not take shortcuts

  • Check for maintenance issues such as area lighting, malfunctioning equipment and hardware, and hazards to health and property

  • All patrols and routing are conducted through our software. Officers are required to learn the software and use it in the appropriate manner to maintain efficiency and submit well written reports in real time


  • A high school degree or GED

  • Successful completion of drug test and background checks

  • Valid Driver's License and Clean driving record

  • Military / Police / Security experience preferential but not mandatory

  • Completion of all online and on job training

  • Complies with all uniform requirements according to the S88 Standard Operating Procedures

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing for the purpose of public interaction and report writing

  • Ability to learn and use new software efficiently

  • Able to provide proof of ability to work in the United States

  • Ability to deal with internal and external customers and to ensure compliance with fair employment practices

  • Ability to get along with other employees, follow directions, work under stress, and work under austere conditions

  • Ability to conform to established procedures and to help identify and solve problems.

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

  • Required experience:

  • Customer Service or Military or security preferred: 2 years

This is for an ARMED GUARD position. Note you will need a Alabama Pistol Permit and also a 9mm, 40 Caliber, or 45 Caliber Semi Automatic Pistol to be considered for the job. Apply now as this is a position that needs filling immediately.

Must be available nights and weekends

Signal 88 Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the company to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. It is our intent and desire that equal employment opportunities will be provided in employment, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. The executive staff and all managerial personnel are committed to this policy and its enforcement.

Signal 88 Security may communicate with candidates who apply for employment via email, phone call or texting. By submitting an application you agree to be contacted through these channels.