How to Become a Security Guard in Vermont

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There are different types of employment opportunities for Vermont unarmed and armed security. The armed security guard is licensed in both security and in firearms to hold a position in the security sector. The requirements by the state are different for each type of employment.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Vermont

  • The applicant must be 18 years or older.
  • The applicant must have a valid social security number.
  • The applicant must undergo a background check.
  • The applicant must submit fingerprints.
  • The applicant must complete 40 hours of classroom training.
  • The applicant cannot have any felonies on their record.
  • A Vermont driver’s license or other photo identification must be shown.
  • The applicant cannot have any disabilities that would prevent performance of duty.

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Vermont

  • The applicant must be at least 21 years or older.
  • The applicant must have a social security card.
  • A Vermont driver’s license or alternative photo identification must be shown.
  • A valid social security number must be provided.
  • The applicant must undergo a background check.
  • The applicant must submit fingerprints.
  • 40 hours of classroom training and 12 hours of firearms safety training is required at least 2 years before application submission.
  • The application will be reviewed by a board and the license must be kept current for the amount of time working in the security sector.

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