Security Applicants must:

  1. Review only MSP Security Application (State Certification of Licenses Application)
    • PSA will process your License Application with the Maryland State Police
    • Security Licensing and Permitting based on MSP Certification for employment
  2. Complete PSA Employment Interactive Application
    • Attachments are not required at the Interactive Application process
  3. Complete PSA Transfer of Certifications, if already Certified with MSP
    • PSA will process your Transfer of Certifications with the Maryland State Police
  4. Email completed forms to
  5. Conduct a telephone and/or a face-to-face interview with PSA Recruiter
  6. Signed waivers authorizing PSA to conduct Background Investigations

PSA Security Employees will be required to:

  1. Complete a twenty (20) hour Training Program
  2. Adhere to PSA Security Guidelines and General Contractor Security Guidelines
  3. Maintain a professional uniformed and groomed appearance
  4. Present a DOT CDL Medical Examination Report within 90 days after employment

    PSA Security Employees accepting positions for any State of Maryland unarmed security guard contract will be required to be knowledgeable of the Department of General Services (DGS)Guidelines and obtain a temporary DGS Security Identification Card.

    PSA will provide Employees with on-the-job training of DGS Guidelines and will assist the Employees in obtaining a DGS Security ID Card.

Protocol Security Agency  bids on service contracts with the State of Maryland as a Prime Contractor or a Sub-Contractor for Unarmed Security Guard & Patrol Services.

PSA must adhere to the Living Wage Requirements for Service Contracts.

Living Wage Requirements for Service Contracts:  

        Tier 1 Area includes Montgomery, Prince George's, Howard, Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties, and Baltimore City. Contractor and Sub-Contractors are subject to pay each employee at least $13.96 per hour under the stipulated guidelines of the "Living Wage Law".

         Tier 2 Area includes the other Maryland Counties that are not listed in Tier 1 Area and each covered employee shall be paid at least $10.49 per hour.

PSA Security Employees will have the opportunity:

  1. Obtain Firearms Handgun Qualification training
  2. Attend a 16 hour (2 day) Wear and Carry training class
  3. Obtain a HQL to be an Armed Security Guard
  4. PSA will discount all training session fees to perspective employees


8633 Cherry Lane, Suite #1D

Laurel, Maryland 20707


Serving the greater

Baltimore and Washington, DC Metropolitan Areas