Security Officer – Ashwood Force Protection Services – Eastlake, OH

Ashwood Force Protection Services is leading the charge as a top tier security provider in the Ohio cannabis industry. Do you have a passion for ensuring others’ safety and a can-do attitude? Join our team as a Security Officer in an exciting and growing industry! Ashwood FPS is looking for a part time or full-time security officer. Customer Service and Communications skills are a high priority.

Ashwood Force Protection Services is a top tier security provider in Ohio and are currently hiring for immediate, part time, armed security guards to work at our client site in the Cleveland, OH area. As a boutique security provider, we ensure the safety of our client’s staff, property and the surrounding community. Serving the Cleveland area, we provide great opportunities, provide ongoing training, and offer flexible hours for both full time and part-time roles.

MUST have the following qualifications:

  • Have either a current Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission firearms certificate or be a current commissioned police officer
  • Meet minimum Ohio Private Investigator Security Guard Services (PISGS) SG requirements
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Able to pass a medical screen and drug test
  • Meet minimum fitness standards as stated in the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Have a basic understanding of technology (Ex. scheduling and time clock APPs, standard issue logging applications, CCTV monitoring and email communication)
  • Be quickly and respectfully responsive to the requests of our clients and management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Police or military background
  • Prior security, military and/or law enforcement experience

Duties of the Position

  • Provide exemplary customer service to foster client relations while ensuring the safety and security of our clients and customers
  • Detect, assess, & project security risks
  • Create solutions to best protect the client
  • Monitor & observe security cameras to detect suspicious & unlawful behavior
  • Perform interior and perimeter checks of the clients’ properties
  • Be able to follow site Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Complete other job duties as assigned

Employee Benefits

  • OPOTA course reimbursement
  • Paid training can include curriculums such as: concealed carry, and driving and vehicle dynamics, and executive protection training
  • Flexible hours
  • Insurance benefits (if full time)

Job Type: Part-time, with transition to Full-time


  • Armed Security: 1 year
  • Or military: 1 year
  • Or sworn police officer: 1 year
  • Or security: 2 years (but willing and able to get an OPOTA certificate)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Security: 2 years (Required)
  • Police / Millitary: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • OPOTA Certification or ability to obtain (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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