Staff Retention Strategy

ODS has earned an extremely high employee retention rate. We are leaders in the security services industry in creating compensation and recognition programs to drive high retention rates. Retention is driven in part by our outstanding focus on customer service and creating a professional environment where people enjoy working. Our training programs and retention efforts are based on best practices from leading organizations and professionals. High staff retention rates ensure deployment of experienced, motivated, and industry-qualified security services staff.

We offer a rich array of benefits, and focus on retention strategies that drive success and longevity, including:

  • Competitive pay and innovative forms of compensation unlike anyone else in the security industry
  • Increased pay based on performance levels, driving higher performance quality
  • Promotional and advancement opportunities
  • Rich array of employee benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Industry-leading training programs
  • Continuing education, certification, and specialty training opportunities
  • Value-added opportunities for education and personal growth
  • Benefits for part-time officers with flexible scheduling
  • Open and frequent communication electronically, written, and in-person
  • Referral bonuses for referring high-performance officers
  • Performance feedback and ongoing officer development
  • High levels of employee job satisfaction
  • Focus on work/life balance that supports overall employee physical and mental health and fitness