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Interviews at Securitas

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Securitas.

Interview experience

Based on 765 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 758 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 684 interviews
About a day or two

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
39%
About a week
22%
More than one month
14%
About two weeks
13%
About a month
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Background check
39%
Phone call/screening
36%
Written test
12%
Other
11%
Least reported steps
They have no interview
4%
Drug test
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%

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
  • One to one chat about availability, your skills and how flexible you are to work about sites. Was told by a phone call about 1 hour after that I got the job, still with the company. Money is terrible!
    Shared on 1 December 2018
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Interview questions at Securitas

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • 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
  • The obvious.
    Shared on 14 October 2018 - SO - North East
  • Have you got a SIA Licence
    Shared on 20 August 2018 - Security Officer - Devon

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Interview tips at Securitas

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)46%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

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

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed35%
  • Other21%
  • Employee referral12%
  • I called them12%
  • 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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