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Security Guard Jobs in Dayton, OH

Security Officer/Manufacturing Facility

Securitas Security Services

$14 - $14.5 / Per Hour

Alpha, OH

5 days ago
Security Officer - Industrial

Securitas Security Services

$15 / Per Hour

Monroe, OH

6 days ago
Security ($15-$18)

Lori Roadhouse LLC

West Chester, OH

2 days ago
Armed Security Officer (PSO) - LE - Military - VET

Paragon Systems

$23.24 / Per Hour

Dayton, OH

5 days ago
Special Response Officer - Flex Guard

GardaWorld Security Services U.S.

Springfield, OH

8 days ago
Commissioned Security Officer

Verified Response Security & Investigations

$16 - $18 / Per Hour

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17 days ago
Security Officer - New Station

Allied Universal

Beavercreek, OH

1 day ago
Security Officer - Unarmed

Allied Universal

West Chester, OH

6 days ago
Security Officer

Miami Valley Gaming

Lebanon, OH

11 days ago

Dayton Security Guard Jobs Overview

Do you have a good eye for anomalies? Are you a people person with the ability to diffuse tense situations and put others at ease? If so, you might want to consider applying for security guard jobs. From private banks to government agencies, several establishments rely on security guards to protect people and property. In fact, many establishments have a legal obligation to provide security to visitors and employees.

When you work as a security guard, you'll play an important role in protecting people from criminal activity and property from theft or vandalism. You may work directly for a security firm, financial institution, university, government agency, or hospital. If you're just getting started as a security guard, you may have the opportunity to move up to advanced, higher-paying positions in your field.

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About Working in Dayton, Ohio

Looking for Dayton jobs? Here' s what you need to know about the sixth-largest city in Ohio. Dayton started building its reputation as a growing city when it was founded on April 1, 1796. And much of that reputation involves buildings. In one of his frequent Dayton appearances, Harry Houdini escaped from a straitjacket as he hung by his ankles from the Dayton Daily News building during his 1916 trip. When the Rolling Stones played at Dayton' s Hara Arena in 1964, a local music critic called them "rag-tag" and said their music was just "noise." The last famous Dayton building is the Liberty Tower, which was an air raid lookout during World War II with the code name "Dog Easy 77."

On the ground, Dayton has the largest paved bike path network in the U.S., with more than 340 miles of trails. Ohio' s official state song, "Hang on Sloopy," was first performed by the Dayton-based musical group The McCoys, who gained a following in the 1960s while playing at the Forest Park Plaza. If you' re looking to build your own rising career in Dayton, you can also cover job-hunting ground in the nearby cities of Kettering, Springfield, and Columbus.

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How Much Do Security Guard Jobs Pay in Dayton, Ohio?

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