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Security Officer interviews at Securitas

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Interview experience

Based on 419 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 420 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 375 interviews
About a day or two

Security Officer interview process at Securitas

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
More than one month
About two weeks
About a month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Phone call/screening
Background check
Written test
Least reported steps
They have no interview
Drug test
Take-home/sample work

What candidates say about the interview process at Securitas

  • Interview process is easy just the usual basis questions
    Shared on 17 October 2020 - Security Officer - London
  • Easy informal
    Shared on 27 March 2019 - Security Officer - Norwich
  • It is fast acting and flexible
    Shared on 19 February 2018 - Retail Security Officer - London, Greater London
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Security Officer interview questions at Securitas

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Previous experience/history; availability; willingness to work extra or unsocial hours; uniform sizes.
    Shared on 19 October 2022 - Security Officer - Portsmouth
  • If you can walk and keep your mouth shut regardless of experience your be give a job, it’s bums on seats.
    Shared on 18 March 2019 - Mobile Security Officer - Plymouth, Devon
  • Have you got a SIA Licence
    Shared on 20 August 2018 - Security Officer - Devon

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Security Officer interview tips at Securitas

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)44%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code16%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Securitas

  • Prepare for the competency based interview with examples of problem solving, customer service and going beyond expectations.
    Shared on 21 August 2022 - Security Officer - ME3 - Rochester, Kent
  • Just be honest with what you want
    Shared on 11 May 2022 - Security Officer - Uxbridge
  • Listening skills and empathy is needed, to build trust and confidence, treat every employee fairly well regardless of who the employee knows.
    Shared on 10 February 2022 - Security Officer - Microsoft Enfield

The first interview at Securitas for Security Officer

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed33%
  • Other22%
  • I called them16%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Recruiter contacted me6%

How candidates received their first interview at Securitas

  • Through indeed
    Shared on 1 June 2022 - Security Officer @ BAE systems. - Brough
  • by applying through indeed
    Shared on 25 May 2021 - Security Officer - London, Greater London
  • Applied online on Indeed
    Shared on 27 August 2020 - Security Officer - Cambridge
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