Security Officer (SO)

From vigilant guardian to trusted professional: Explore the rewarding career of a Security Officer.

Security Officer (SO): Guardian of Safety and Order Protecting what matters is at the heart of every Security Officer (SO). These vigilant professionals stand as a shield for assigned premises, assets, and personnel, playing a crucial role in safeguarding our communities. Their duties demand a sharp eye for potential threats, unwavering dedication, and a commitment to upholding order and safety.

JOB ROLE DESCRIPTION:
The Security Officer is responsible for protecting assigned premises, assets and personnel. He/She is expected to detect and deter potential threats. His duties include performing access control, conducting security screening, attending to enquiries from stakeholders, patrolling and guarding premises, as well as managing incidents and emergencies.
He may be required to work rotating shifts and be physically fit. He is expected to be vigilant, decisive, and possess effective communication skills. He has to be well-groomed and pleasant when interacting with stakeholders. He may be deployed to a variety of places, including industrial, residential and commercial areas, as well as educational institutions and government buildings.

CRITICAL WORK FUNCTIONS AND KEY TASKS/PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

CRITICAL WORK FUNCTIONS

KEY TASKS

Provide Concierge Security Services

  • Attend to enquiries from visitors
  • Conduct general security screenings
  • Perform access control

Detect Security Threats

  • Conduct security patrols in premises
  • Guard premises

Manage Incidents

  • Assist authorities in law enforcement
  • Provide quick response to incidents and emergencies
Becoming a Security Officer:
With the WSQ Security Courses, aspiring individuals can equip themselves with the essential skills and knowledge to embark on this rewarding career path. From basic training to specialized modules, these courses empower you to enter the industry with confidence and competence.

Start Training Today: Register for your first WSQ Security Course and unlock your potential.