Unarmed Port Security Officer

Unarmed Security Officer Positions - Maritime TAMPA, Florida GIBSONTON, Florida



Locations: Hillsborough & Manatee Counties

Employment Type: Part-Time 3rd Shift

Shift Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Shift Times Between: 19:00-07:00

 Starting Compensation: $17.05 to $21.05 per hour

* Initial 16 hours of orientation training paid at $12.00 per hour. Thereafter, site specific training provided at $17.05 per hour.
* Compensation amounts dependent on rank and location(s) worked.
* Overtime available

Maritime Security Training provided *  

Stay on Mission! Are you capable of working in partnership with Local and Federal Law Enforcement . Hiring dedicated professionals capable of performing at a higher level. Protect Life and Assets under Homeland Security guidelines.  

Make a difference, Apply to be a part of our Critical Infrastructure Security Team to protect our Homeland.  Seeking highly professionally trained State of Florida Class “D” Unarmed Officers as a Security Officer for the Port of Tampa Bay. Selected Security Officers must be highly reliable, able to follow directions, and capable of exercising good judgment. These positions are in the ports of Hillsborough County. If you need a reliable income and want to be part of a team that will make a difference, Apply Today!   

Must meet the following Minimum Qualifications and Education (Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment start date.):  

  • In possession of an approved Florida Class "D" license from the DOACS.
  • Required to hold a Maritime Security Officer Position, you MUST be In possession of, or be willing and able to apply for, the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (T.W.I.C.). Additional Details at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
  • Ability to obtain a copy of Graduation Diploma from High School or possession of state valid GED Certificate. 
  • Have a Valid Driver's license and clean driving history.   
  • Minimum one (1) years’ work experience in security or supervisory-related positions.  
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including days, overnights, weekends, and holidays.   
  • Possess reliable, personally owned transportation and the ability to commute to various job sites as assigned.   
  • 24/7 Smartphone (Android, iPhone, or Windows) and Computer Internet Access.   
  • Basic Computer Skills with an emphasis on emailing, web browsing, MS Word, and Adobe PDF.   
  • Ability to work well individually and with little or no managerial oversight. Self-motivated and resourceful. Able to prioritize and accomplish job-related goals and tasks with minimal direction based on training and experience.      
  • Strong English communication skills, including Reading and Writing: Ability to read and interpret complex instructions and procedures; including SOPs, post orders, statutes, laws, and regulations.      
  • Ability to safely work in a variety of work environments including commercial and industrial locations.   
  • Ability to obtain personal uniform items as necessary.   
  • Must be in good physical condition, capable of walking up and downstairs in limited spaced areas, work in traffic control areas, and able to lift up to 50 pounds.   
  • Must have a neat, professional appearance and come to work in complete and clean assigned uniform, including being able to cover any tattoos normally exposed in uniform and maintain grooming standards (hair, nails, beards, etc.) per SOP.   
  • Ability to pass a Drug Test and Background investigation.   
  • Ability to complete all mandated training in accordance with deadlines and responsibilities.   

Preferred Skills:     

  • Working knowledge of maritime security enforcement guidelines including MTSA and the laws, regulations, and ordinances governing Hillsborough County.   
  • CPR and First Aid certifications or ability to obtain.   
  • Prior veteran, military/law enforcement preference: submit documentation to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.         


Martinez and Company brings a resourceful and specialized approach to security to accommodate the high standards of our clientele. As security professionals, our mission is to provide the very best protection services possible for our client's interests while simultaneously assisting with all duties that may create a more efficient and safe working environment for the client and their visitors. We shall be held to the highest standard of service, integrity, and efficiency, and will constantly endeavor to maintain a professional image and the highest ethical work standard. Martinez and Company has been a licensed security agency in the State of Florida since 1994. Security Agency #B 2200073. Martinez and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.