Weekend Security Jobs

Weekend Security Jobs

Finding the time to fit in a second job can be difficult. On the bright side, there are a ton of other things you can do on the weekends to increase your present income. If you’re a security personnel or you’re interested in getting any weekend security jobs, this article is for you. I’m going to try as much as possible to answer a few of those questions you have in mind concerning the job. Also, I’d attach links to weekend security jobs available at this time. Feel free to check them out!

How easy is it to get Weekend Security Jobs?

It’s quite easy to find part-time/ weekend security jobs. There are several websites online dedicated to advertising security jobs as they come. You can check out indeed.com.

Weekend Security Jobs – Requirements

Depending on the company hiring, the requirements for weekend security jobs is pretty much basic. It is not so easy to find companies who hire newbies as security officers. Some companies offer basic training to help you easy into the process easily. Most companies require candidates who have some level of experience in this job. The working conditions may not always be safe so it’s important for you as a potential employee to know what to do when dangerous situations come up.


Education Requirements: Hiring companies require candidates who have  high school diploma or equivalent certification for unarmed security officer. A few companies may require some college/technical school with courses in law enforcement.


Job Skills Requirements: Ideal candidates should possess relevant qualities such as, great communication skills, be very alert and aware, and strong attention to detail. Other relevant skills will be put up alongside the advert. You should know that you should have the ability to maintain a state of calmness in the face of adversity and danger.

Weekend Security Jobs – Average Income

The average wage for a security officer is $11.65 per hour. Some companies pay as high as $15 per hour.

Weekend Security Jobs – Average Working Hours Required

Working hours are contract dependent on the contractual requirements of the site. Some companies require you to work for 8 hours a day while some others allow their security officer to take shifts which could be 2 hours or more.

Weekend Security Jobs – Benefits

  • Working during the weekend  lets you get things done on your own terms without interruptions. There won’t be much to do mainly because people usually don’t come in to work during the weekend.
  • Another benefit of getting a weekend job over a conventional second job is that you earn some extra cash in addition to your current income [that is if you have a regular job].
  • You will not only make more money, but you will also add skills acquired and experience to your résumé.

Weekend Security Jobs – Drawbacks

The major drawback of taking security jobs is the increased stress that come with it. Balancing  this job, your regular job and personal life can take a negative toll on you. It will take some getting used to.

Available Weekend Security Jobs

Here are some available security jobs. Feel free to do a Google search for more job options or visit indeed.com.


Weekend Security Officer (Raleigh)
Raleigh, NC, United States of America

The post available is Saturday and Sunday, 3rd shift. The starting pay is $10/hr.


Weekend Security Officer II (109)
Northeast Security – Johnston, RI. This position is Saturday and Sunday 3:00pm-11:00pm.


Security Officer Weekend Nights (Auburn,WA). This position is night shift scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.