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MaxSent Armed Security Officer - FPS/DHS Contract in Seattle, Washington

Armed Security Officer - FPS/DHS Contract

Department:FPS Western Washington

Location:Seattle, WA


Offering the full spectrum of professional security services, MaxSent delivers "Exceptional Without Exception" service - and we want you to be our next team member!

Now hiringArmed Security Officers in Western Washington for the DHS/FPS contract for multiple Federal Locations!!!

  • Bothell

  • Everett

  • Lynnwood

  • Bellingham

  • Mt. Vernon

  • Seattle

  • Auburn

  • Tukwila

  • Burien

  • Kent

  • Sea Tac

  • Des Moines

Applicant must live locally at the time of application.

The Perks:

  • Best Job in the area

  • $2000 Hiring Bonus available to candidates that meet the terms and conditions!

  • Most Federal Holidays off

  • Paid sick and vacation leave.

  • 401K

  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your development.

As a full-time, employee of MaxSent, the following benefits may be available:

  • Major Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Paid vacation

  • 401K

  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your development.

Essential Functions: Protective Security Officers may be asked to perform a variety of duties at the facility where they are assigned including:

  • Ensure the facility is provided with high-quality security services to protect people and property.

  • Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both client employees and guests.

  • Report safety concerns, security breaches, and unusual circumstances verbally and in writing.

  • Handle security issues and emergency situations according to MaxSent protocol.

  • Understand site-specific operations including manuals and post orders.

  • Greet visitors and employees in a cheerful and welcoming manner.

  • Answer questions and assist visitors and employees.

  • Remain flexible to ever-changing environment; adapts well to different situations.

  • Patrol the facility on foot or in a vehicle.

  • Answer phones, greet guests and employees.

  • Monitor closed-circuit television systems and alarms.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements AND possess a high school diploma or GED.

  • Must meet at least ONE of the following italicized criteria:

  • 2 years of armed security experience

  • 2 years of military or National Guard service (active or reserve),

  • Successful completion of state-certified law enforcement education and training, or

  • Successful completion of police officers' standard training courses.

  • Candidates should have prior firearms experience.

  • DHS Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Clearance preferred.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills required, verbal and written fluency in English is required.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with the ability to work independently.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing for the purpose of public interaction and report writing.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Neat and professional appearance.

  • Friendly and professional demeanor.

  • Ability to provide quality customer service.

  • Ability to handle emergency situations efficiently and effectively at client sites.

Pay Rate: $33.25/ hour + an additional $4.87/ hour Health and Welfare

MaxSent is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.