Security Officer Job Description

A security officer may perform a variety of duties that are designed to protect individuals, properties, or information.

Security officers may respond to and respond to alarms, respond to fires, respond to medical emergencies, respond to criminal incidents, guard buildings or facilities, guard individuals, monitor closed circuit television, provide traffic control, or perform other similar duties.

In general, security officers are assigned to guard specific areas or grounds, which may include office buildings, warehouses, casinos, schools, construction sites, or storage facilities.

Some security officers are also responsible for patrolling and monitoring a specific area or facility.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Security Officer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in security, law enforcement, or the military. They will be responsible for protecting our property and assets, as well as the safety of our employees and customers.

Security Officer Duties:

  • Enforce company standards and policies
  • Perform security patrols and inspections
  • Check identifications
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Investigate accidents, suspicious activities, and incidents
  • Perform other duties as needed

Security Officer Responsibilities:

  • Research and resolve incidents, as well as review and evaluate records
  • Perform security checks and inventories on construction sites, and conduct risk assessments
  • Perform inspections to detect the presence of unauthorized individuals or activities, and if needed, contact emergency services
  • Manage vendor and supplier relationships
  • Research and compile reports for senior management
  • Attend training and in-services
  • Maintain security records

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Requirements And Skills:

  • One year of experience as an Armed Security Officer, Security Guard, or Security Specialist
  • Must be willing to do overnight shifts
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record
  • Must be physically able to carry, lift, or push up to 50 pounds

[Company Name] is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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