Security Guards

Security Guards

Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Self Control * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. * Lock doors and gates of entrances and exits to secure buildings. * Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.


Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Protective Service

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