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Armed Guard Private Security Inc., PPO120255, is one of the area’s fastest growing and leading security providers in northern California, with opportunities for internal growth and advancement as well additional training (career development available).

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We are currently hiring for all four levels of Security Guards: Entry-Level Security Guard, Security Guard, Armed Security Guard, and Patrol Security Guard in the Butte area. Our wages start at $17.54 per hour with no experience. Check out the listings on our website for more information regarding each level of Security Guard.

Wage scale is dependent upon training and licensure/certifications. Wages above increase with the following qualifications:

  • BSIS Firearm Permit
  • BSIS Baton Permit
  • BSIS Taser Certification
  • BSIS Chemical Agent Certification
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Certification


  • Candidates must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have H.S. Diploma/GED
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have valid Driver’s License or state issued I.D.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must pass a background & reference check; drug test, including THC; and criminal history check**

**Criminal history checks will be performed in accordance with federal, state and local law.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, and/or walk for majority of assigned shifts.
  • Must be able to physically control hostile subjects, including restraining in handcuffs, if/when required.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs. in a safe manner on occasion.
  • Must be able to safely retain any weapons on person against potential assailants who may try to take them from the guard.

Required Licenses or certifications:

  •  California BSIS Guard Card-AGPS will assist to obtain guard card

How to Apply: Apply online at:

Employer Information:

Armed Guard Private Security, Inc.

50 Landing Circle

Chico, CA 95973

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.54