Security Guards


Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.
Also called: Safety and Security Officer, Security Agent, Security Guard, Security Officer

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • IBM Lotus 1-2-3
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office
    Transaction security and virus protection software
  • McAfee
  • Symantec

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
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