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Employment Opportunities | Smith Protective Services

Employment Opportunities


SMITH Offers a Full Benefits Package Including:

  • Paid Vacations
  • 401K after 1 Year
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Exemplary Work Recognition Awards
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • AD&D Life
  • Opportunities for Advancement

Basic Security Officer Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a US Citizen or meet US Immigration requirements
  • Applicant must submit to a pre-employment psychological test
  • Applicant must consent to an in-depth background check.
  • Applicant must have a High School education
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age
  • Applicant must have a telephone at his/her residence
  • Applicant must have a valid Texas driver’s license
  • Applicant must have reliable transportation
  • Applicant must not have been convicted of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude

Interview Process
If the applicant meets the above requirements, he/she is interviewed by our personnel manager. If this interview is positive, they proceed to the next step.
Next in line for the successful applicant is an interview with the Operations Manager. During this interview, the particular capabilities of each applicant are assessed for the purpose of determining his/her job assignment. In other words, we evaluate any information we have accumulated to this point and determine what type of post best suits the job candidate. By doing so, we can properly place each officer in an environment that will best benefit the officer and the customer alike.

Background Investigation
An investigation is conducted to verify the following information prior to an officer working for any Smith customer:

  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Current Address
  • Former Address
  • Previous Employment
  • Drivers License Check
  • Criminal History Check
  • Educational Verification

The State Board of Private Security is the regulating body over the Private Security Industry in Texas. Please visit their site for more information regarding State requirements for the industry and useful information at: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/psb/