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Paladin Private Security does not employ "Industry Standard Guards". As a patrol provider, our openings are infrequent and allow us the luxury of evaluating many applicants per single position - a luxury very rare in this industry. Our team of protection specialists is comprised of professionals with backgrounds in law enforcement, corrections, military services, fugitive recovery, and related industries. Paladin is a unique environment to work in. New hires must quickly adapt to a teamwork-driven environment intent on camaraderie and working together.

JOB TITLE/DESCRIPTION: Patrol Officer, Entry-Level

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 3-6 Months, Based on Training & Performance

COMPENSATION: $10-$12/Entry-Level, $12-$18/Promotional Scale


Following Probation: Medical/Dental/Vision Plan
401(k) With Matching After One Year in Service
Annual Paid Vacation (40 Hours)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proof of Citizenship or Legal Right to Remain and Work in the U.S.
  • 3Years as a Licensed Driver
  • No Criminal Record
  • Pass Drug-Screening
  • Pass State/Federal Background
  • Pass Pre-Employment Background
  • Possess a Clean DMV (3 Year History)
  • Possess Valid California Guard Card 40 Hours BSIS Approved Professional Security Training

Required Skills:

  • Type 25 Words Per Minute
  • Basic Computer Skills/Windows Familiarity/Internet Familiarity
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Strong Command Presence/Tactical Communication Skills

Probationary/Training Period:

New hires will remain at their entry level wage without consideration for advancement until the completion of the Paladin Private Security in-house training program, as well as the acquisition of the following licenses/permits:

  • California Firearms Training and State Issued Permit
  • California Baton Training and State Issued Permit
  • California POST Approved Certification for Chemical Weapons
  • California POST Approved Certification for Stun Gun Weapons
  • First Aid/C.P.R./A.E.D. Certification from Competent Authority



Paladin only accepts on-line applications. By registering on our website you will automatically begin the application process. This manner of application is required to ensure that those applying possess basic keyboarding and computer skills.  Register by selecting the "APPLY ONLINE" button. ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU IS DELIVERED TO THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT VIA EMAIL AND USED FOR POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES ONLY. NONE OF THE INFORMATION YOU ENTER WILL BE AVAILABLE ON-LINE TO OTHERS. THIS IS FOR YOUR PROTECTION.