Security Guard Interview Questions

Security Guard Interview Questions

"At an interview for a security guard position, you may be asked about your criminal record, availability, and ability to handle difficult, stressful situations on the job. Employers will look for security guards with clean backgrounds who can work obscure shifts and remain calm and collected during potentially dangerous situations. The certification requirements for security guards vary by state, so be sure to read up on any training you must do or registration you will be required to obtain upon receiving the job. To ensure you can be trusted to protect company assets, most if not all employers will require you to undergo an extensive criminal background check during the screening process."

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Unarmed Private Security Guard was asked...May 31, 2013

What is the best procedure to take if you see someone suspicious lurking in the vicinity.

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Document the time, description, be alert and notify supervisor.

The most difficult question I was asked concerned my availability to work odd shifts on short notice.

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I responded by pointing out that in my military service and subsequent civilian jobs, I worked all manner of shifts and hours. If something came up on short notice, all I need is enough time to clean up and get dressed and I would be there. Less

Transguard Group

What is security?

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Security is a very important job save All things and see the problems and slove that very honestly it is a very good job Less

Security is most important one . Honestly it is a very good job

One of the main functions a security guard has is to protect people and maintain safety. Often times, the watchful presence of a security guard is enough to deter criminals and prevent incidents. People are often grateful for the presence of a security guard, and helping them feel comfortable and safe can be rewarding.16 Less

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Did you receive your training from Ontario Security Training?

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I stated that I did since that was the training facility I attended to get my security licence and if you did not train there, they would not accept you into their network of employers. Less

Yes I will be so happy to be train

Because I have 2 certificate as a security guard and licenses for different countries UAE and Kingdom of Bahrian Less

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Qatar Security & Guarding Service

who many types of fire . what is access control. what I do in emergency situation.

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5 types of fire. to control the movement of people vehicle and material. show the people emergency exit . Less

1) 6types of fire and they all have their own approach when it out break 2) is the ability to controls an access point of a building or premises 3) lead everyone out of harms way and check if it’s fixable with my capacity Less

1) 6types of fire and and they all have their own Approach when it out break 2) is the ability to controls an access point of a Building or premises 3) lead everyone out of harms way and check if it’s Fixable with my capacity . Less

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what is the main role of security guard?

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protect the person.

No. it's not

Protect people, property and information (PSISA)

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Paladin Security Group

How would you deal with a person who seems suspiciously roaming around at the place you are stationed at?

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Call. Police, watch is activities and write down details

Keep eye on him , write the details about him like about his physics ,outfit etc , inform to the supervisor and cctv person about him. Less

Call backup

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Security Resources

How did you find out about this company

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I was looking up security companies and came cross you guys

I,m from pakistan and i am able for this work..

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Nothing specific, generic questions about security. Main concern was if i have a license and a suit.

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I have license

I want this job I ready for it

I want this job i have very good experience as security officer

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I was asked if I had experience in the security sector.

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I answered that yes I have the experience.



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