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Brinks Security Careers

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Brinks is a large global firm that provides a variety of services in the security field. As such, the company offers an array of jobs to individuals who possess a strong moral character and a penchant for protective services. Because Brinks has many branches worldwide, there are ample opportunities to apply for the type of job that you desire.

Fields of Opportunity

Brinks' goal is to deliver high-quality protective and security services to companies, individuals and their assets. Brinks has many standard corporate jobs, such as information technologist, accountant, clerk and public relations specialist, but a majority of its jobs center around security. The company is most known for jobs in currency processing, military operations, quality assurance, safety, transportation, secure logistics, security and protection. These positions require a high school degree, an impeccable background check and a history of ethical behavior. Many jobs -- for example those that involve the armored trucks or currency -- require specialized skills, such as firearm training, a satisfactory driving history, basic math and accounting skills and the ability to lift heavy objects.

Brinks Services

Brinks offers a range of services that fall within the security realm. The company transports items such as valuable personal objects, jewelry, diamonds, cash and coins. It also refills ATMs when they run low, safely destroys private documents, confirms daily deposits, provides surveillance assistance to commercial businesses, stores corporate files and tracks diamond shipments securely.

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More than 70,000 people are employed by Brinks worldwide in more than 100 countries. Brinks has locations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Application Process

To apply for a job at Brinks, visit the company's website, and click on "Careers." From there you can search jobs both within the United States and abroad. The website also allows you to upload and submit your resume.

Friendly to Military

"G.I. Jobs" magazine placed Brinks U.S. on its annual list of the 100 most military-friendly employers for 2013. Brinks is one of only five companies to make this list every year since its creation in 2003.

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Nellie Day is a freelance writer based out of Hermosa Beach, Calif. Her work can regularly be seen on newsstands, where her specialties include weddings, real estate, food and wine, pets, electronics, architecture and design, business and travel. Day earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California.

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