A security guard is responsible for protecting people and property from theft, vandalism, and other criminal activities. They patrol the premises, monitor security cameras, and respond to alarms. They may also check identification, issue visitor badges, and provide security escorts.
Security guards are commonly employed in various settings, including office buildings, shopping centers, hospitals, schools, and other public places. Their primary responsibilities include monitoring surveillance equipment, conducting patrols, checking for unauthorized access, and responding to emergencies or incidents.
In addition to their primary duties, security guards may also be responsible for screening visitors or employees, checking identification, and maintaining logs and reports of incidents or activities on the premises. They may also provide assistance to customers or visitors, such as providing directions or answering questions.
|Ensuring the security of people and property||Conscientiousness|
|Monitoring patrolling and controlling access to premises||Focus Conscientiousness|
|Responding to incidents such as alarms or emergencies||Courage Emotional Stability|
|Documenting incidents and submitting reports||Conscientiousness|
|Enforcing rules and regulations in the premises||Integrity|
|Coordinating with law enforcement and emergency services as required||Teamwork|
|Complying with relevant rules regulations and legislation||Integrity|
|Providing assistance to customers, employees, and visitors on the premises as needed||Conscientiousness|
|Collaborating with colleagues||Teamwork|
Soft skills measured by TraitForward
|Trait||No of Questions||Cronbach’s alpha (α)|
|Are they focused?|
|Can they perform in intimidating situations?|
|Are they good team members?|
|Do they have a desirable work ethic?|
|Can they stay calm?|
|Do they have a strong moral compass?|
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Source: US Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
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