American Protective Services

9811 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Phone: 240.631.8383


Fill out our Proposal Request Form for your security needs.



INTERESTED IN A career with APS?

surveillanceAmerican Protective Service takes pride in the caliber of officers that we provide to our clients. In turn, our officers take pride in themselves, properly performing their duties, completing all necessary training and taking advantage of career advancement opportunities afforded them. If you are interested in a career in security and meet the necessary requirements then we look forward to hearing from you!

Employment Application

Please download our application and submit it (including your hours of availability) to

Security Officer Qualifications:


Applicants must:

  • Pass a FBI background check
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Speak, write, and read the English language
  • Have adequate hearing to perform security related jobs
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Own reliable transportation
  • Be drug free
  • Have a valid cell phone number
  • Be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Be physically capable to stand, walk or patrol the majority of their shift

Requirements for being a successful APS Officer:

  • Be a positive and effective communicator
  • Successfully resolve problems and issues
  • Be quick thinking and acting
  • Have a high priority for safety, security and prosperity
  • Be alert and observant
  • Be reliable and dependable
  • Be perceived by the client and community as competent and respected
  • Maintain training and industry standards

Equal Opportunity Employer

American Protective service is an equal opportunity employer. We hire regardless of race, gender, or religious beliefs.