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A Career with ALERT Protective Services

ALERT Career


Corporate & Sarasota Region Office
ALERT Protective Services
5561 Marquesas Circle
Sarasota, FL 34233 
Office: (941) 554-8210
Fax: (941) 554-8209

Southwest Florida Region Office

ALERT Protective Services
5268 Summerlin Commons Way, Suite 501
Ft. Myers, FL 33907
Office: (239) 208-9267

Southeast Florida Region Office

ALERT Protective Services
8461 Lake Worth Rd, Ste 214
Lake Worth, FL 33467
Office: (561) 340-1426

Tampa Bay Region Office
ALERT Protective Services
7320 East Fletcher Avenue, Suite 117
Tampa, FL 33637
Office: (813) 490-1800

Benefits & Incentive Programs

ALERT offers its associates a comprehensive benefit & incentive program. that includes the following:


High quality uniforms and equipment are furnished to our officers without charge or deposit to our security officers. The uniforms issued vary by location, based on client approved style and function. Here are a few examples of our fine looking officers:

White Uniform shirtBlue PoloTan uniform shirt

Holiday Pay

Our officers receive premium wages for all work performed on specified holidays.

Direct Deposit

All are encouraged to enroll in Direct Deposit and are eligible to enroll immediately upon hire. At present, about 80% of our officers are enrolled, making their bi-weekly paycheck deposit quick, easy and painless

Medical, Dental, Vision and Accident/Disability Plans

ALERT has partnered with the following companies to offer one of the best benefit plans in the Security Industry:

  • Florida Blue (Blue Cross - Blue Shield of Florida): choice of two major medical plans

  • United Healthcare: choice of two dental plans, one vision plan benefit

  • Colonial Life: multiple accident & disability insurance plans to choose from.

These plans are available to NEW EMPLOYEES the 1st of Month following 60 of days from hire to full time officers.

Once past that period, employees may enroll during OPEN ENROLLMENT, which is communicated to all ALERT officers approximately 1 month in advance. This is also the time in which changes to existing plans may be made.

401k Plan with Employer Match

ALERT offers an excellent 401k plan that gives employees an opportunity to save for or supplement retirement. Our Safe Harbor 401k Plan grants a 100% match by ALERT on an employee's first 4% pre-tax contribution. In addition, employees are 100% vested in the ALERT match, immediately following. No one else in the industry is offering such a 401k match.

The 401k Plan is available to full time officers following one year of service.

Officer Certification Program & Employee Recognition Program

Our focus has always been to recruit, hire and train the most talented employees in the security industry.  The ALERT Protective Services e3 Learning program forms the basis of our integrated ALERT Training Pyramid. This approach starts with new employee orientation and our Officer Certification Program (OCP) has become cemented into the foundation of the ALERT officer experience. It represents our dedication to the concept of Continuous Improvement.

With this commitment to our team, ALERT is on cutting edge, ensuring the continuous improvement, development and retention of the best.  Well trained and engaged security officers represent the value in our service and is our competitive advantage.

Our management philosophy also believes that recognizing the individual achievement and an officer for above average performance is critical in maintaining the morale and dedication of any security force. ALERT has high standards -- we expect every officer to do their best each and every day. But when an individual officer's exemplary performance is brought to our attention by a CLIENT, their MANAGER or a FELLOW OFFICER, they are rewarded!

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