Hoover & Strong Is Looking For STARS!

Shows a positive image and attitude, Treats others with respect, Able to adapt to change, Readily accepts additional responsibilities, Shows a willingness to be a team player.

Hoover & Strong is a 107-year-old, family-owned Jewelry manufacturer and refiner.  We cater to the jewelry industry by producing over 30,000 eco-friendly and responsible Harmony jewelry products, all made in the USA.  Our products and services include jewelry, contract castings, findings, mill products, diamond services and eco-friendly metal refining.

Monday through Friday, 8:30 am 5:00 pm, Paid Holidays and Full Benefits.  A team of over 140 enthusiastic and dedicated coworkers have created a progressive, family-oriented work environment that encourages personal growth, the sharing of creative ideas and responsible practices.  Our work ethic is strong and we strive for excellence and innovation in everything that we do.  Providing high quality products and professional services is our passion and we do it all in a casual, non-corporate atmosphere with respect and appreciation for one another. Enthusiasm and excitement circulate throughout the facility and inspires our work every day. Innovation and creativeness are hard to escape in an environment where we are passionate about excelling and sharing ideas! Hoover and Strong, Inc. is simply just a great place to work!

Make a difference in YOUR life and become a part of the Hoover family!


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Position Overview: Hoover & Strong, Inc. is looking for a self-motivated, observant, and experienced security officer to maintain a safe environment. In this position, you will patrol, stand guard, and monitor the area, taking immediate action if problematic situations arise. You must always be keenly aware of your surroundings and attuned to any suspicious or unlawful behavior.

Responsibilities (100%):

  • Ensure a safe environment through a team effort of diligent active patrol, strict access control monitoring, and equipment control.
  • Be visible and observant at all times, greeting staff, guests, and vendors in a courteous and attentive manner.
  • Respond immediately to distress calls, panic alarms, and emergency calls for disorderly conduct, disruptive persons, and incidents swiftly and appropriately.
  • Maintain the company's reputation with professionalism and legal compliance.
  • Investigate and take the appropriate lawfully action as authorized by the corporate policy on accidents, incidents, trespassing, suspicious activities, safety and fire incidents.
  • Secure premises and personnel by controlling and monitoring surveillance equipment for anything unusual, potentially threatening, and/or suspicious activity.
  • Write, maintain, and present detailed reports, noting any damages, theft, injuries, and/or other irregular activity.
  • Monitor and control door access for co-workers, guest, vendors etc.
  • Sound alarms and/or call for outside assistance when needed in emergencies (police, fire, ambulance care, etc.).
  • Monitor entrance and departure of employees and visitors with walk through metal detector to ensure product is not being removed from building.
  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities and informing violators of policy and procedures.


  • Requires a High school diploma or GED.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of security experience.
  • Requires Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel - will be required to generate reports
  • Must have strong communication (Verbal-Written) and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with the ability to work independently.
  • Must be dependable and assertive.
  • Ability to provide quality customer service.
  • Working knowledge of security operations and procedures   
Starting Hourly Rate: $14.00 (based on experience)

All candidates must pass an extensive Background Check, Credit, Criminal and Drug Screen.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance; Vision Program
  • 401K & Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off and Nine Paid Holidays
  • Free Checking through BB&T and VA Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Pre-Taxed Flex Spending Medical Program and Child Care Reimbursement
  • Cookouts, Holiday Festivities and Random Employee Appreciation Celebrations
All applicants must complete the online application. Please apply at careers.hooverandstrong.com. We cannot accept resumes without the online application. When applying, please include your salary requirements.
We are an EEO/M/F/D/V.

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