Date:June 15, 2007
Contact:Ed Pratt @ (225) 342-3035

Wackenhut Corporation to recruit security officers at Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center

MONROE – The Wackenhut Corporation will recruit security officers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at the Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center at 1301 Hudson Lane.

Wackenhut is a provider of security services for a variety of clients. The company is looking for qualified men and women for security officer positions in the east Texas area.

Available positions include:

Custom Protection Officers: Qualified candidates must have experience in one of the following – current or former civilian/military law enforcement experience; corrections officer experience or certification; career military; elite military forces or combat military specialty experience; police academy graduate; or associate’s degree in criminal justice. Candidates must be customer service oriented, have a verifiable work history, five personal references and reliable transportation.

Upscale Security Officers: Must have a minimum of one year of security experience.

Traditional Security Officer: No experience is necessary. Applicants must be at least 18, pass a rigid background check, drug screen, physical and psychological exam and have a high school diploma or GED.

Wackenhut offers a benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance; free training; free uniforms; up to three weeks paid vacation; 401(k); and career advancement.

For more information, contact Samuel Bridges with the Ouachita Business and Career Solutions Center at (318) 362-4692.

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