Security Officer Interview for Private Securityclass

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Security officers are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe environment for the people of the setting that they are working in. This may include securing premises by monitoring surveillance equipment or by patrolling activities. People working as security officers are expected to prevent loss and theft and to manage acts of vandalism by reporting irregularities and interviewing people for suspicious acts. Security officers are required to remain vigilant at all times and to be calm and collected even in the face of adversities. They are trained in providing security services and go through rigorous psychological therapy to enable them to remain collected and act rationally at all time. Like all jobs of this nature, the position of a security officer is extremely sensitive as he is expected to be ready for any eventuality. Employers are very careful when hiring people at this position and a wrong answer at the interview can cost a candidate greatly by being rejected. The following are questions I asked to a local private security officer..... What do you believe are the main responsibilities of a security officer? He told me that the main duties of a security officer include checking luggage and visitors to ensure no weapon or hazardous material enter into the premises, noting sign- in/out for visitors, recording IDs of all visitors, responding to security calls and conducting scheduled patrols in the assigned area. What was your personal interest in training to be a security officer? Helping people has always been one of my favorite things to do ever since I was a a child. It gives me a sense of great achievement when I know that someone is feeling secure because of a service that I am providing them. What skills do you have? I have acquired various security related skills via training and hands-on experience in security. These include:
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