Armed Security Officer

US Citizenship Required



Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies and one of the largest providers of government contract security services in the country. We believe that people come first, and that investing in our employees is one of the most important aspects of business. And now we want you to join our team.


Walden Security is actively seeking Armed Security Officers in Montgomery, AL.  In addition to our people first culture, we also take care of you by providing:


  • Healthcare: Benefits include medical, dental, and vision.
  • A plan for the future: Including financial assistance such as life insurance, a 401(K)
  • Value as a team member: High performers are selected for recognition and cash bonuses.
  • Internal growth: We want to create a pipeline to the top, including award-winning training and a hire-from-within philosophy.



Understand and execute the Post Orders (written and verbal) for each site/post.  These include operational, safety and emergency instructions unique to the various sites/posts.   


Monitor assigned locations for illegal intrusion or activity.  Monitoring can be either active or static and may include the use of Closed Circuit Televisions or other electronic means at the client site.  Properly notify authorities (supervisors, police or fire department, client, etc.) of emergency situations and/or post order violations. 


Conduct access control operations.  Familiarization of authorized and authentic identification documents is essential and required for these duties.  Permit only authorized personnel and/or vehicles access to property/site.  Perform limited inspection of vehicles and enforce traffic regulations as required by contract. Properly notify authorities (supervisors, police or fire department, client, etc.) of attempted or successful access control violations.


Understand and apply use of force rules as required by the situation.  Be prepared to employ graduated use of force to ensure only that force which is necessary to subdue or detain is used.


Complete required written documentation of activities to include logs, journals, incident reports and statements.


Education and Experience:  High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and must be 21 years of age. 


Language Skills:  Read, write, speak and understand English.


Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:  Be a U.S. citizen; possess a valid state driver's license; possess a state issued security guard license and weapons permit.


Physical Requirements:  Meet all contract mandates in regard to physical health, conditioning and abilities.  A physical agility test and/or medical examination is required.


Drug Test Requirement:  Have negative results on company/contract mandated drug test.


Background Investigation:  Have successful results from a third-party background investigation.



  • EOE/AAP/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled
  • VEVRAA Federal Contractor






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