At Northwest Enforcement we do security differently.

We are transparent with our team and our clients.

We look for team members that want to provide value to the team and the community we serve because nothing less will do.

We look for team members that are humble and have resolve.

If you are looking for a team-centered company for your career in security
AND If You Can Answer These Questions...

Age 18 or older?

No criminal record?

Reliable transportation?

Have your Diploma/GED?

Able to stand for up to 12 hours?

Able to pass a drug test?


Are you eager to impact your community?
Are you customer focused and friendly?

You Can Make A Difference!

We're Always Hiring

Northwest Enforcement is hiring for security positions. To work as a security officer, you must be at least 18 years old, have a clean record with no felony offenses, a good driving record for our patrol positions, and meet these requirements:

Minimum Requirements for All Guards:

  • 18 years or older
  • Must pass a criminal background check (disqualifier list HERE)
  • Must pass a drug test (federal standards)
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per shift
  • Neat, clean physical appearance and hygiene
  • Good physical condition, general health and eyesight correctable to 20/30
  • Reliable transportation (with clean driving record if applying for a patrol position)
  • Ability to communicate using a phone or radio in stressful situations

Minimum Requirements for Oregon DPSST Unarmed Guards:

  • All requirements for unarmed guards (above)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must complete a two-day/14-hour DPSST course and pass a knowledge test without assistance

Minimum Requirements for Washington DOL Unarmed Guards:

  • All requirements for unarmed guards (above)
  • Must complete a one-day/8-hour DOL unarmed course and pass a knowledge test without assistance
  • Must complete 8 hours of additional on-the-job training

Additional Armed Guard Requirements:

  • All requirements for unarmed guards
  • A minimum 21 years of age
  • A minimum of two years experience in security or a related field such as police or military

Note: the above are minimum requirements. Northwest Enforcement may require additional experience, education or skill based on specific contract requirements as necessary.

So, If You Are...

  • Financially responsible
  • Able to make immediate decisions using common sense, sound judgment and training
  • Able to carry out duties without supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Interested in supporting safety and security in local communities through customer service and outreach
  • Excited about receiving detailed training and advanced certifications

... then it sounds like you’re ready to join the NEI team!

We Are Serious
About Your Success!

NEI officers are trained to adapt to and handle any situation they encounter. Once trained, our officers know how to gain compliance through respectful communication, de-escalate crisis situations and address emergency situations.  We support officers with a field leadership team a 24/7 local dispatch.


Compensation that Mirrors Commitment

If you're looking for an interesting career in security, we'd love to talk to you about what our company offers...

  • Detailed Training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Sick Time Benefits after 90-days
  • Consistent Work
  • Possibility of Quarterly Raises
  • Paid Time Off after 12 months
  • Promotions Offered as Employees Meet Goals and Exceed Expectations
  • Family Team Employment Atmosphere

Team Testimonials

Patrol Officer Jack Carrier Says...

“I am dedicated to the team. My inspiration comes from our teamwork and the team's hard work.”

Officer Alexander Haynes Says...

“I want to be a leader, to help others achieve their potential and will lead not as a superior but as a friend and colleague. This company works together like a family.”

Patrol Officer Justin Telegin Says...

“I trust the leaders within this company and believe a lot of what we do in the community is aimed toward helping people who need it. I enjoy this job because I get to go out every night and I never know who I might be able to help and whom I might get to meet and show compassion and care for.”

Patrol Officer Jon Drenner Says...

“Northwest Enforcement’s vision is to become a brand that is synonymous with effective, reliable service and peace of mind. Providing this service with the best possible personnel, technology and infrastructure, growing and transitioning to a company that can provide custom service for a wider range of needs and expectations. I see in this company as an opportunity to grow not only in scale and revenue, but a company with a unique opportunity to be extraordinary. To become a calling rather than a transitional job."

Dispatcher Nick Wiseman Says...

"My experience working at Northwest Enforcement thus far has been nothing less than positive. This company has already given me numerous opportunities through training and experiences than I ever thought possible, and for that I am already grateful."

Officer Johnny Sexton Says...

"I care about my clients and the people around me.  I treat every client as I would like to be treated and watch over their businesses and belongings as if it were my own."

Northwest Enforcement Job Openings

Positions available now to start your security career with Northwest Enforcement, an equal opportunity employer. 

Vehicle Patrol


To apply, please click the button below to be taken to our hiring portal in eRep. You will be asked to enter contact information and upload a resume, and then be guided through the Core Values Index (CVI) assessment.

This short assessment will only take between 5-10 minutes and, through learning more about you, allows us to identify a site assignment where you can thrive.

We look forward to meeting you!

You're welcome here...
We Hope You'll Be Joining Our Team