Security Guard (Unarmed)

  • Location

    Brownsburg, United States

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Direct Hire

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Baig

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:



Unarmed Security Gaurd

Indianapolis, IN (locations vary)

Full-time/Part-time available; hours vary

Valid Driver's license required

  • Patrolling
  • Customer Service
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication Skills
  • Surveillance
  • Written Communication

Brief description:
The position of security guard consists of protecting property, assets or people. Duties and responsibilities include guarding, patrolling, and monitoring premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules.


  • Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting and denying entry.
  • Obtain help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Control traffic by directing drivers.
  • Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintain environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintain organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follow manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoot malfunctions; call for repairs; evaluate new equipment and techniques.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances;
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons;
  • Circulate among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property;
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises;
  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas;
  • Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates;
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary;
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

Qualifications and requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.
  • Background Check required.

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Lines of communication