Residential Surveillance Agent
Danville, CA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Residential Surveillance Agent, assigned to one of Pinkerton's largest enterprise clients, will conduct armed counter surveillance activities at multiple residences of high-profile principles. The Agent utilizes executive protection skills and experience to appropriately identify, monitor, and investigate suspicious activity, escalate safety concerns, and complete accurate incident reports. Mileage is provided at $0.67 cents (up to 60 miles/day).

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Conduct counter surveillance activities and securing residential perimeters.
  3. Identify, monitor, and report suspicious activity.
  4. Write detailed incident reports following any incident, occurrence, or variance that warrants documentation.
  5. Communicate vulnerabilities or safety concerns in a timely manner.
  6. Respond to emergencies to ensure the safety of the client's executives.
  7. Identify and escalate equipment deficiencies/failures.
  8. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

High School Diploma or GED with three to five years of executive protection, military service, and/or law enforcement experience. California Guard Card, CCW, and BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit are required. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer who seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Concierge-level customer service skills.
  • Successful problem resolution skills.
  • Able to complete thorough and accurate investigations and reports.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with little supervision.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Computer knowledge; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Exposure to stressful situations, such as challenging individuals who are in or approaching an unauthorized area.
  • Rapid and effective decision-making during unusual or emergency situations.
  • Frequent sitting, standing and/or walking for long periods of time and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines and on uneven terrain.
  • Travel, as required.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $38.24 /hour.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules.

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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