Security Specialist

Division: All
Location: Laurel, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

About Us: We are a leading manufacturer dedicated to producing high-quality products while prioritizing the safety and well-being of our employees and safeguarding our valuable assets. As we continue to grow and innovate, we are seeking a Security Specialist to join our team and play a crucial role in maintaining a secure environment for our workforce and protecting our assets from potential threats.
Position Overview: We are seeking a motivated Security Specialist to join our team. The Security Specialist will be responsible for monitoring surveillance cameras and alerts, responding to suspicious activities, managing access systems, conducting security audits, analyzing threats, and implementing measures to mitigate risks. This position offers an hourly rate of $15.75 and provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the security field.


  • • Monitor surveillance cameras and alerts to detect suspicious activities.
    • Report and respond to security incidents, coordinating with security officers as necessary.
    • Maintain and troubleshoot CCTV systems to ensure optimal performance.
    • Manage access systems and credentials to control entry points effectively.
    • Conduct access audits to ensure compliance with security protocols.
    • Analyze security threats and vulnerabilities, conducting risk assessments as needed.
    • Implement measures to mitigate risks and enhance security protocols.
    • Conduct preliminary internal investigations and collaborate with HR Generalist and Security Manager for further action.
    • Respond to security incidents and breaches promptly and efficiently.
    • Work closely with law enforcement agencies if required.


  • • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Previous experience in security operations or related field preferred but not required.
    • Basic knowledge of surveillance systems, CCTV technology, and access control systems is a plus.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow protocols.
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
    Equal Opportunity Employer: Howard Industries is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Entry Level
Experience Required 0 to 1 year
Education Required High School Diploma
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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