Certain elements in the society pose a great threat to life and property in India. And to counter these miscreants, there is another group who maintain constant vigil and go out of their way to preserve and protect. Yes, we’re talking about security guards.
Previously, security was a luxury for only the elite and the vulnerable, but is now a necessity for personal and commercial purposes. Today, you can see security guards almost everywhere — colleges, banks, restaurants, pubs, clubs, residential apartments, commercial establishments etc. Security guard jobs in India have multiplied over the years; many private security firms have opened up and regularly send out security guard job alerts and security guard job notifications to enlist able candidates.
But what else is expected from security guards apart from providing security and safety? Let’s take a look.
Applying for Security Guard Job vacancies is convenient on the Waahjobs portal. To ensure that you apply for the right security guard job openings that are relevant for you, we have built certain filters. These filters, once applied, can help you apply for a security guard job that suits your needs.
The filters that you can find on the left-hand side panel are as follows:
Here’s the process to search for security guard job vacancies in India and submit your application.
A security guard’s job is patrol the premises and avert danger which includes robbery, vandalism, and threat to life. If duties are not carried out by the guard or the security firm, the losses borne by the hiring party can be insurmountable. As such entities hiring a security guard or a security firm have a criteria that must be fulfilled. Here are a few.
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1) Is a security guard job full-time or part-time?
Well, it can be both. That depends on the employer and the security firm you’re working for. For any security job opening that you see here, you can clearly see in the job description if the job is temporary or permanent in nature. Furthermore, you can use the filters to list all security guard vacancies, either full-time or part-time.
2) What is the salary of a security guard?
Again, that depends on your work experience, your position, the security firm you’re working for, the employer/organization, and the nature of your role. Salary details and more for every security job can be seen under job details.
3) How do I know if the job is genuine?
All the security guard jobs listed on this page are genuine. We verify the employer’s background and the job details before our job seeking community sees it. In fact, to give you more information about the employer we have a separate section at the end of the job description that gives a brief background about the employer.
4) What is the difference between a security guard and a security officer?
Most people use the terms interchangeably, but it isn’t so. Usually, the role of a security officer involves handling of firearms. On the other hand, security guards are unarmed. This is the reason why the former undergo orientation and training on the law enforcement equipment they use and also about law and order. In most cases, the security officer is in charge of the security guards.
5) What is the career prospect of a security guard?
It’s better than imagined. As more businesses open and expand there will always be a need for security. Many also come to the city to make a living and find jobs; these individuals are part of housing societies where security guards are needed. You can be hired by leading security firms if you have the relevant experience and a stellar record in the past. What’s more, you could be hired by businesses and organizations to enforce their security protocols in which case you’ll be put in charge of the security division, with many security guards working under you.