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Security Guard at MSA Security

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:


Since 1987, MSA Security has served as an industry leader in high-consequence threat protection and specialized training for corporate and government clients. The MSA team is comprised of security professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement, elite military units, and the private sector, all working together to provide unparalleled explosive detection, consulting, training and perimeter security services. MSA combines hands-on expertise with information and technology to minimize our client’s vulnerabilities to threats and lessen risks in order to protect their personnel and property.

Job Description:

MSA is looking for qualified candidates for a part time, SEASONAL (May 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018) security position on Governor’s Island. Candidates must be 18 or older and have obtained a Security Guard license.


  • High traffic direction/supervision of vehicles as well as pedestrians

  • Collaborate with NYPD and Coast Guard for security screening and crowd control purposes

  • Operate lift gate for incoming and outgoing traffic

  • Assess the number of ferry riders at a time to ensure safety of passengers

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to interpret military time

  • Punctually a must


  • Ability to work weekends, various shifts, evening/late night event coverage

  • Required to have or be able to obtain Security Guard license, we will provide TWIC and Fire Guard accordingly

  • Must be a US citizen or be authorized to work in the United States

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Military experience a plus

  • College degree preferred

  • Certified First Responder, Advanced First Aid, CPR/AED certifications preferred

  • NYS Drivers License preferred

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