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Position Number: A12-CAD

Date Posted: 02/18/2022

Position Type: FLEX

Location: Austin, Texas

Shift Type: Rotating (Day, Nights, Weekends, Holidays)


American Paratus Security Agency is a small family-owned and veteran-operated private security agency that was founded in 2014. Security Officers are our most valuable asset. Our Security Officers are responsible for monitoring and conducting foot patrols on construction sites, apartment complexes, hospitality locations, retail sites, and many others. If you have a great work ethic, are a fast learner, and can work independently we would like to talk to you.


A Security Officer Cadet is an individual who has submitted a completed Non-Commissioned (Unarmed) Security Officer or Commissioned (Armed) Security Officer application to the Texas Department of Public Safety and is awaiting the approval of their license. Security Cadets are limited to working limited unarmed sites during the approval process.



Security Officer Cadet Job responsibilities:

Our clients rely on us to protect and secure their assets by providing the most professional service possible. To achieve that goal our Security Officers are required to perform some basic duties while on duty in addition to site-specific instruction.

  • Presents losses and damages by reporting irregularities and informing violators of the client’s policy and procedures.

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property, monitoring surveillance equipment, and access points.

  • Investigates security breaches, incidents, and other alarming behavior.

  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.

  • Interview witnesses and obtain signatures as needed.

  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.

  • Maintains the organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.

  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements.

  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed.



Work Hours:

The expected work hours of a Security Cadet and Officer depend on the type of client and the shift. Some security officers are required to work daytime shifts, while others need to ensure security at night.



Security Officer Cadet Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged times while on duty.

  • Communication Skills

  • Be punctual to shift

  • Maintain a professional appearance

  • Stay alert during your shift



Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Must complete the State of Texas Level 2 training course. (At the applicant’s expense)

  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of state registration

  • Clean Background Check

  • Dependable Transportation

  • Smartphone with active service to perform required tasks while on duty.

  • Must complete the State of Texas Level 3 training course within 90 days from the start of employment. (At the applicant’s expense)



State Registration and Training:

The applicant is responsible for all fees associated with training and licensure.  


If you are ready to serve your community then we want you to join the American Paratus Security Agency Team. Simply fill out the pre-interview application.

List the following position number at the top of the application. A12-CAD

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