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Security Guard

The Security Guard is responsible for safeguarding a person, building or valuable items. His/Her primary duties include checking and admitting visitors into a building, patrolling the premises at regular intervals and responding to any distress calls and alarms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carries out security checks on visitors, on arrival and exit using security scanners and other equipment
  • Inspects and patrols premises regularly
  • Performs luggage checks as required
  • Contacts the relevant authorities if a crime is committed or an accident occurs.
  • Keeps a record of all visitors including the time of arrival and departure
  • Controls traffic by directing drivers.
  • Monitors surveillance cameras
  • Reports any suspicious behaviors and happenings
  • Responds to alarms within the premises
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma; Further education in security administration or similar field will be an asset
  • Previous work experience as a Security Guard
  • Knowledge of standard security and safety protocols
  • Trained in First Aid/BLS and self-defense
  • Outstanding surveillance and observation skills

Skills needed for this role

The Security Guard must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to work well in a team. He/She must have exceptional physical fitness and strength, quick thinking and problem-solving skills. He/She must have strong attention to detail and the ability to work in high-pressure environments.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Law Enforcement, Security