Security Officer

  • Compton, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

$13.55-$15.20 per hour

Essential Job Functions:

Control of Pedestrian and vehicular traffic

Maintain logs of all traffic

Inspect all departing vehicles for unauthorized removal of company assets

Performs telephone operator services during non-business hours

Performs perimeter foot patrols of assigned facilities

May perform weigh master duties, certifying vehicle loads and weights

Special projects or assignments specified by supervisor.


Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)

Prefer experience in Law Enforcement, Security or Military

Must be able to communicate clearly in English (written and verbal)

Must be able to read and write with proficiency

Ability to accept direction and responsibility

Capable of making decisions under potentially tense conditions

Must have good interpersonal skills and communication skills

Must have an overall favorable employment record and attendance record

Must be able to work varying shifts, weekends and holidays as needed

Must be able to show up to work daily and be on-time to perform the duties of the position.

Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time 8-12 hours) on a concrete/metal grate floor

Must be able to walk for prolonged periods of time on concrete/pavement

Good eyesight (corrected)

Possess a valid CA drivers license and good driving record

Ability to pass a criminal background check and obtain a guard card

Physical and Mental demands are determined upon the specific job site of assignment, may be scheduled to work at either Foster Farms facilities within 15 miles of regularly scheduled location and conduct vehicle patrols (in a Foster Farms Company Vehicle) at locations other than the location where regularly assigned. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.