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Security Guard Jobs in New York City, NY

Agent- Unarmed & Armed (Part-Time)


Staten Island, NY

Agent- Unarmed & Armed (Part-Time)


Elmhurst, NY

Security Officer - Queens, NY

Securitas Security Services

Queens, NY

Security Officer - Corporate - Port Washington, NY

Securitas Security Services

$16 / Per Hour

Port Washington North, NY

Security Officer

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

New York, NY

Security Guard - Residential Gated Community

Max Security USA

Dix Hills, NY

Security Guard - Residential Gated Community

Max Security USA

Kings Park, NY

Protective Security Officer (PSO) FEMA/HHS

Paragon Systems

, NY

Security Guard- City Residential Building

Allied Universal

New York, NY

New York City 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 New York City, New York

New York City's five unique boroughs—Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island—make up the largest city in the U.S. Known world-wide as "the Big Apple," NYC is home to the United Nations, Broadway, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and world-renowned museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the American Museum of Natural History, among many others. These iconic institutions and landmarks are just a few of the reasons why NYC consistently ranks among the best cities in the world. Interested in working in the city that never sleeps? New York City is a global economic hub, which means you can find NYC jobs at one of the many Fortune 500 companies located here.

Looking to earn good pay at an NYC job? You're in luck—New York City has one of the highest average salaries in the country. And job opportunities in the area aren't just limited to the five boroughs—you can also find jobs in nearby cities such as New Rochelle, White Plains, and Yonkers.

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How Much Do Security Guard Jobs Pay in New York City, New York?

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