The Job Of A Security Guard

1359 Words Jan 5th, 2016 6 Pages
The job of a security guard is to ensure the safety of the area and people that they are hired to protect by actively patrolling or using security systems. There are certain locations that require for security officers to be armed just like many police officers. The job of a security officer can cause them to face many serious responsibilities on a daily basis. As a security guard you must always stay alert in case an emergency comes up (Palmer).
Human resources must make sure that all of the new hires have their appropriate license in order to conduct business. Security officers need a D license which is needed for any individual who performs security services. The security office must own or be employed by a licensed Class B security
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The manager assigned to an agency or branch office must operate primarily from the location for which he has been designated as manager.
Each licensed location must have a designated, properly licensed manager and a licensed manager may only be designated as manager for one location. A security officer instructor needs a Class “DI” license which is for any individual who teaches or instructs at a Class “DS” Security Officer School or Training Facility, except instructors who are full-time faculty members and who teach exclusively for public educational facilities are exempt. For security officer school the person must have a Class “DS” license. Any school or training facility that teaches or instructs applicants Class “D” licensure must have a Class “DS” license except those schools that are exempt.
Firearms Instructors need a class “K” license, that’s any individual who provides classroom or range instruction to applicants for a class “G” license. Class “K” licensees must follow the standards and procedures in the division of licensing firearms instructor’s training manual. Unless the license is suspended or revoked by the Division of Licensing, licenses are valid for 2 years. The class “B” security agency license, the class BB, AB and the class K are valid for 3 years. The licensee is responsible for renewing his or her license on time and should apply for renewal 60-90 days prior to expiration.
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