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Security Guards and Related Occupations

Security guards and related occupations protect merchandise, individuals, hotels, offices, factories, shops, public grounds and private estates from injury, theft or damage.

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About this Career

£26,443

Average salary

New workers start around £3,437.72. Normal pay is £26,443 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £50,346.58.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Greets and organises people attending court cases, ensures necessary parties are present, calls defendants and witnesses, directs oath taking and keeps order in the courtroom.
  • Patrols airport, checks passengers baggage, operates metal detectors and x-rays and assists in responding to emergency situations.
  • Watches for illegal fishing or attempted smuggling.
  • Ejects persons in illegal occupation of premises.
  • Calls in civil police and gives evidence in court where necessary.
  • Receives duty sheet, time-clock and keys for premises to be visited, checks locks, doors, windows, etc. and reports any suspicious circumstances to security headquarters.
  • Provides entry security, checks tickets, manages queues, takes entry fees, and escorts people from the premises where necessary in a variety of public venues such as nightclubs, pubs and bars.
  • Checks persons and vehicles entering and leaving premises, establishes their credentials and arranges for escorts for visitors.
  • Monitors, patrols and deals with security difficulties in hotels, factories, offices and other premises, and public or private estates to prevent theft and unauthorised entry.
  • Walks or rides near person requiring protection, watches for suspicious occurrences and defends guarded person from attack.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Monitoring
49
Reading Comprehension
48
Critical Thinking
48
Active Listening
46
Writing
42
Speaking
41
Active Learning
35
Learning Strategies
33
Mathematics
3
Science
0

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