security-guard-duty-description

Security Guard Duties:
• Patrolling industrial and commercial premises to detect signs and prevent intrusion.
• Ensure of the security of doors, windows and gates.
• To investigate disturbances and answer to alarms.
• Monitor, authorize the entrance and departures of employees, visitors and any other people on the premises so as to maintain security.
• Write daily reports of activities and any irregularities.
• In cases of emergency make calls to police , fire department or ambulance to attend the premises.
• Preserve order and protect property by circulating among visitors and employees.
• Answering telephone calls during non-business hours answer questions and take messages.
• Advise and warn people of violations and apprehend or remove violators from the premises even by using force if necessary.
• Screen individuals by operating detecting devices to prevent prohibited items entering restricted areas.
• Inspecting and adjusting (if needed) security systems, equipment and machinery.
• To drive and guard an armored vehicle and ensure safe delivery.

Security Guard Everyday Activitiess:
• Problem solving and Decision making by being able to analyse and evaluate results so he/she can choose the best solution to apply.
• Information Recording/Documenting by storing, entering, transcribing in writing or in a digital form.
• Ability to get information by observation, receiving from relevant sources.
• Monitor and review information to detect problems.
• Ability to identify Actions and Events by recognizing, estimating and categorizing differences or similarities and/or detecting circumstance changes.
• Communication with supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by providing necessary information by phone, written or face to face.
• Conflict resolution and Negotiation. Being able to handle complaints, settling disputes and negotiating with others.
• Working directly with the Public which could include serving customers and /or receiving clients or guests.
• Inspection of equipment to identify errors or defects
• Communicating with people outside the working Organization such as customers, government or other external sources. That could be done either in person, writing, phone or email.
• Physical activities are needed to be performed. That would involve walking, running, climbing, lifting, stooping and handling of materials.
• Tech savvy. You’ll need to keep up to date and be able to apply that knowledge on the job.
• Information Evaluation. Be able to determine by using relevant information and individual judgement whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations or standards.

Security Guard Skills:
• Decision and Judgement making
• Coordination
• Critical Thinking
• Monitoring
• Social Perceptiveness
• Active Listening
• Reading Comprehension, Writing, Speaking
• Time management
• Being able to give instructions
• Problem solving
• Service orientation
• Learning Strategies
• Negotiation

Security Guard necessary abilities:
• Selective Attention – Being able to concentrate on a specific task for the period required without being distracted.
• Near Vision – The ability to see details at close range.
• Far Vision – The ability to see details from a long distance.
• Hearing Sensitivity – The ability to be able to distinguish the differences between sounds that vary either in pitch or loudness.
• Clarity of Speech – The ability to speak clearly.
• Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
• Perceptual Speed – The ability to accurately and quickly compare similarities and differences. Also the ability of memorizing.
• Problem Sensitivity – Being able to recognize when something is either wrong or likely to go wrong.
• Inductive Reasoning – The ability in finding a relation amongst unrelated events. In other words to be able to combine pieces of information.
• Verbal Expression – The ability to communicate information so that others will be able to understand.
• Written Expression – The ability to be able to communicate information so that others will be able to understand.
• Speed of Closure – The ability to make sense quickly and organize information.
• Information Ordering – The ability to arrange actions and things in a certain order or pattern to a specific set of rules.
• Auditory Attention – The ability to focus on a single source of sound whilst other sounds are present.
Security Guard Knowledge / Education required.
• Public Safety and Security – Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies and procedures for the protection of people, date, property and institutions.
• English Language – Good use of the English language which includes spelling, composition and grammar.
• Law and Government – Good knowledge of laws, codes, court procedures and government regulations.
• Customer and Personal Service – Being able to assess customer needs and meeting quality standards for services and evaluation.