Press Release

April 1, 2020

Securitas is hiring to meet “significant and immediate” needs throughout Upstate New York.

Security firm is seeking thousands of workers nationally for permanent and temporary positions.


Albany, NY — Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. has announced that it is actively hiring a significant number of security officers in selected locations throughout the U.S. Within New York, the company is specifically hiring in the following Upstate areas: Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica and Johnson City. This hiring is for both permanent and temporary, full time and part time officer positions.


“Security officers are essential workers”, states Nicole Fredericks, Northeast Region Vice President of Human Resources at Securitas. “The COVID-19 crisis we are consumed with today is clearly unprecedented and continues to affect those around us. More so than ever, Securitas is committed to maintaining a safe environment at all our client sites, whether current or new. We encourage those who have lost their job or are momentarily out of work to consider applying for either a temporary or career opportunity with Securitas.”


While the company’s work force requirements vary across the country, the needs in the mentioned areas above are “significant and immediate”, said Fredericks. “The service we provide is vital in supporting our clients’ emergency management efforts as well as assuring public safety in these times. To that effect, the security service industry is essential to organizations continuing to request additional security officers, on the front lines helping to keep our clients and communities safe.”


All Securitas positions require drug and background screening. Interested candidates can apply online at



As The Leader in Protective Services, Securitas and our 370,000 employees worldwide help companies of all sizes and industries achieve superior security programs and results. Our security solutions cut across the Six Pillars of Protective Services: On-Site, Mobile and Remote Guarding; Electronic Security, Fire & Safety, and Corporate Risk Management. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, Wall Street to Main Street – Securitas empowers people, technology and knowledge to advance the industry in general and our clients’ security in particular. For more information about Securitas Services North America, visit

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