Security Officer

Day Shift

Night Shift

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Obsidian is currently seeking security officers in the Los Angeles area. You will perform all duties in accordance with client policies and procedures, and all state & federal regulations. Other responsibilities include responding to emergency events, medical & non-medical issues, staffing deficiencies, and handling client requests in a timely manner.


  • Develop relationships with clients, facilitate collaboration, and have the ability to influence informally across different departments within the team.
  • Track and report on program performance assurance and compliance requirements within the provided guidelines.
  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot, while monitoring access.
  • Watch for unusual activity and respond immediately and safely to emergency situations on-site.
  • Contact the police or fire department if and when there is an emergency.
  • Permit authorize persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits.
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft or company property.
  • Prepare reports on accidents, incidents and suspicious activities.
  • Provide assistance to employees and create a safe and friendly environment for visitors and clients in a professional manner.
  • Attend project meetings upon request to assess the security implications of proposed changes.
  • Work independently and adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy.


  • Must be eligible for employment within the United States.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age per state licensing guidelines.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check and drug screening.
  • Must live within driving distance or be willing to relocate.
  • Must have a current BSIS guard card.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated competence in reacting to and handling emergencies.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.
  • Possess good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.