Armed Security Officer

US Citizenship Required


$200 Sign-on Bonus


Be proud of where you work. Walden Security is one of the nation's largest privately-held security companies, providing a range of security services for commercial high rises, residential communities, manufacturing facilities, government buildings, automakers and more. 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 Nashville, TN.  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), and tuition reimbursement.
  • 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.
  • Referral bonuses: refer a good employee to Walden and we will reward you with cash.





Hourly rate of pay- $12


The Armed Security Officer will complete the following duties, but not limited to:

  • Control access to restricted buildings, facilities and areas
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Conduct traffic control functions
  • Conduct entry control operations
  • Conduct commercial vehicle inspections
  • Conduct security control operations
  • Report potential threats to persons or installation facilities and/or property
  • Perform other armory duties as directed by the DFC or his/her military representative or the designated State representative.






  • Must have (1) one year experience as a military or civilian security officer or a certified police officer.
  • Possess a high school diploma or graduate equivalency degree (GED) and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess a Tennessee state issued armed security license with the State of Tennessee, Department of Commerce. 
  • Read, write and understand English. Speak clear and distinct English, such that they can be readily understood over a telephone.
  • Possess good communication skills, be literate in English to the extent of reading and understanding printed regulations, written orders, training instructions and materials and be able to complete accurate reports as required.
  • Possess binocular vision correctable to 30/30 (Snellen), and be free of color blindness and be able to hear ordinary conversation at fifteen (15) feet with or without benefit of a hearing aid.
  • Must have a clean criminal background to include no felonies or disqualifying misdemeanors. Must be drug free and able to pass a pre-hire drug screen.


Walden Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AAP/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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