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Security Guard
December 18th, 2014

A security officer (or security guard) is a person who is paid to protect property, assets, or people. Security guards are usually privately and formally employed civilian personnel. Security officers are generally uniformed and act to protect property by maintaining a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder; then taking action and reporting any incidents to their client and emergency services as appropriate.
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Security Guard Interview Questions
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Why do you want to be a security guard here?
 
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Zaks is a very well known company with advancements.
 
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I like to work knowing my shift may not be like yesterday.
 
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Do you work well under pressure?
 
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Very my EMT experience helped me with that.
 
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Yes I challenger myself how far I can go.
 
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Are you CPR/First Aid certified?
 
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Yes I do I have my level 3 which does expire next year.
 
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What's your ideal job or task, as a security guard?
 
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Be the eyes and ears for the property I am there to protect.
 
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Is to protect and secure the area.
 
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What do you think the threats are, and why we need a security guard here?
 
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Many terrorist are one main one. Also mass shootings.
 
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Terrorist is a threats and why we need a security guard I s to protect the people and their safety.
 
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What is the most serious conflict you have faced as a security guard? How did you handle it?
 
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When I stay a long hour and waiting for my replace I have stay position for somebody to relived my post.
 
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If I was in a serious conflict I faced as a security guard, have the individual beware that you are stealing you going to jail.
 
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Why are you the best candidate for us?
 
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I'm a hard worker and will give you 100% every shift I work.
 
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I have experience in military and I am perfectly doing my job.
 
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Describe a time when you had to work with a team to solve a problem at a former security job.
 
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Working a data centre one night the tech people weree changing servers that night and had to shut down the power, we had to bring in extensin cords to have all the computors working and to write up all the lenel alarms that were going off my self and the other security guard had to work as a team to be able to have every thing going properly, corporate was happy with our team work.
 
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There was a time an elderly gentelman couldn't find his ticket and was told he would have to but anther ticket I was call over as he was getting bit angery as I i first spoke to the staff to get a good information what happen and what option is avalable for as they didn't ask him to check his bag for the ticket I ask him kindly to look and he did and we found the ticket every body was happy and he oplpogize for been odd in the beging.
 
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Why should we hire you?
 
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Because I have over 11 years experience in security industry.
 
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I am the perfect one for you I'm looking for a career not just a job.
 
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How do you keep focused during your shifts?
 
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Do the job meticulously and stay up to date on policies, clean , restock my duties.
 
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To stay positive and be ready all the time.
 
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Describe a time on the job when you felt as if you were in physical danger. What happened?
 
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Never happened when I was in the military.
 
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What motivates you to protect our customers, building, operations, etc?
 
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I do have very good communication skills that I learned in correctional studies I know I have to take every situation serious and the best of my advantage.
 
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Is to doing the right thing and getting nobody in danger.
 
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Have you worked with other security guards in a team environment before? How well do you communicate with them?
 
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By talking a lot and knowing the right person to do the job.
 
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Are you CPR Certified? If not, why? And do you plan on getting your certification?
 
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Yes I have cpr certified buy it has be expire.
 
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How does this position, fit into your career plans?
 
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It fit perfect that I can relate to this job as military same code value.
 
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I have some qualifications that may help me becoming a good security guard.
 
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How do you handle stressful situations?
 
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I keep prying for god to help me to not get stressful.
 
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Are you a reliable person?
 
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Yes I can be on the time if need me.
 
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What surveillance systems are you familiar with?
 
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Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
 
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I see myself working in best company that I love.
 
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Do you have prior experience as a Security Guard?
 
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Prior experience was in the army and navy.
 
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Are you a detail oriented person?
 
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YES THE fact that they pay attention to details and make sure that every aspect of the job is done.
 
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What qualifies you for this job?
 
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I have a sever in you. S army that I qualifies for this job.
 
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How important is being on time or early for work, to you?
 
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Very important that you be on time that make it easy to know that person be on time to relived your duty watch.
 
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Tell me about a time when you successfully dealt with an angry member of the public not with physical force, but with only your words.
 
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I have a co worker is angry doing the tower watch that I have tell him do the job right and tell him you are doing a great cause for your country.
 
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