20 Characteristics Of A Good Security Guard

20 Characteristics Of A Good Security Guard

1. A good security guard is always on time.
2. A good security guard has the skills, experience and training to accomplish his or her tasks.
3. A good security guard knows how to communicate with others.
4. A good security guard can de-escalate any tense situation.
5. A good security guard can get people to do what they want without touching them.
6. A good security guard notices when their their environment changes.
7. A good security guard is versatile and able to multitask.
8. A good security guard knows how to give and take orders.
9. A good security guard is a visual deterrent against crime.
10. A good security guard is respectful of others.
11. A good security guard is flexible enough to stand post, act as a rover, patrol, supervise and work in a variety environments.
12. A good security always looks sharp.
13. A good security doesn’t resort to weapons or physically restraining unless absolutely necessary.
14. A good security guard knows the difference between an observation they can dismiss and one they must report to management.
15. A good security guard receives up to date training on the latest security techniques, policies and procedures in accordance with best practices.
16. A good security guard is ALWAYS honest.
17. A good security guard is self motivated to keep their client safe and secure.
18. A good security guard maintains professional integrity.
19. A good security guard knows how to write a professional report.
20. A good security guard represents the company and client to the same standard of quality they represent them self.

These are the top 20 characteristics we believe are attributes of an effective security guard. AEGIS strives to maintain a staff that upholds these ideals to the best of their ability in every situation. A guard with these attributes will undoubtedly be not only effective but highly successful.