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Surveillance Operator Interview Questions

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What do you know about our company?

Surveillance Operator Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What do you know about our company?

  2. 2.

    Walk me through your resume, highlighting your surveillance experience.

  3. 3.

    If you could attend training of any kind, what would you choose?

  4. 4.

    One of your coworkers starts making sexual comments about guests on the video monitors. What do you do?

  5. 5.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  6. 6.

    What are your long term career goals?

  7. 7.

    As a surveillance operator you have many options to further your career path. What seems most interesting for you?

  8. 8.

    What skills would you like to develop in this job?

  9. 9.

    If you can, tell me about a time when your trustworthiness was challenged. How did you respond?

  10. 10.

    What would your previous supervisor say about you?

  11. 11.

    Do you have an interest in criminal justice?

  12. 12.

    We have had concerns with employee theft recently. What would you do if you saw someone stealing on the video monitor?

  13. 13.

    As a surveillance operator, it is very important to be detail oriented. How do you stay organized and focused on the correct details?

  14. 14.

    When have you shown great integrity at work?

  15. 15.

    What started your interest in surveillance?

  16. 16.

    Are you a leader or a follower?

  17. 17.

    How would you describe your personality?

  18. 18.

    Why do you want to work for us?

  19. 19.

    Have you ever had to deal with equipment failure? What did you do or what would you do in that situation?

  20. 20.

    Your coworker consistently forgets to organize the tapes in chronological order before ending his shift and handing over the post to you. What do you do?

  21. 21.

    Would you consider yourself tech savvy?

  22. 22.

    What are your short term career goals?

  23. 23.

    Do you have a criminal record?

  24. 24.

    As a surveillance operator, you will be responsible for documenting any incidences. Do you have experience in writing and documentation?

  25. 25.

    Do you have any post-secondary education?

  26. 26.

    Have the jobs you held in the past required little attention, moderate attention, or a great deal of attention to detail?

  27. 27.

    How do you involve your manager when you make a decision?

  28. 28.

    Describe a time when you were asked to keep information confidential.

  29. 29.

    Why are you the best candidate for this surveillance job?

  30. 30.

    Name the top 3 skills you possess that will help you the most in this role.