Brief Job Description: Security Officers organize security as per organizational procedure and site instructions. They are responsible for deployment and utilization of manpower and resources and managing security operations. They organise security units guarding operations, training and response to emergencies. Reporting and documentation of operations and incidents, training and administration of personnel and maintaining liaison with stakeholders are the important tasks of security Officers.
Personal Attributes: Security Officers should be intelligent, educated, physically , mentally alert and capable of managing security personnel, equipment and operations independently. They should possess good communication skills and be able to set personal example to motivate their subordinates. In emergencies, a Security Officer should use initiative and get assistance from other agencies to control the situation.
NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS (Nos.)
♦ MANAGE THE OPERATIONS OF A SECURITY UNIT
♦ ORGANISE TRAINING OF A SECURITY UNIT
♦ ADMINISTER A SECURITY UNIT
♦ MANAGE SECURITY OPERATIONS IN DIFFERENT DEPLOYMENT CONTEXTS
♦ HANDLE EMERGENCIES AND SECURITY INCIDENTS
♦ REDUCE RISKS TO HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
♦ MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
♦ CONFORM TO LEGAL REQUIREMENTS WHILE UNDERTAKING SECURITY OPERATIONS