Job & Education Database

Security Guard

Fit for youth without SEE:
Yes

A security guard or security officer is a person who is paid to protect property, assets, or people.

Employment Option

Self Employment Ratio

%

Education

security guard

Professional Courses & Trainings

Possible Employers


hotel

Govermental service

construction site

Office

Restaurant

Club

School

Department store

high school

institution

Career in Detail

A security guard or security officer is a person who is paid to protect property, assets, or people.

Security Guards usually do the following

" Patrol industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
Answer alarms and investigate disturbances
Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

Abilities and other Requirements

requires good vision
requires physcial stamina
requires good hearing ability
requires heavy physical work
requires very infrequent working times
requires shift work
is very stressfull

Income and other Facilities

Entry Salary / Income
Rs. (not set) - (not set)

Working Context

ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations

Security and Army Professionals
Skilled Urban Skilled Rural
Supporting Operations

The table illustrates the segregation of occupations according to the level of education & experience. The segregation is such that the 'Professionals' have the highest amount of education and/or experience then are the 2 skilled labour (Urban & Rural) and Supporting Occupations with assemblers, operators etc. Security and Army have a wider range of both education and experience and are governmental jobs.

The boxes highlighted are the ones associated with Security Guard . According to ISCO, jobs can have various levels of education and/or experience which thus puts them in different boxes as visualized in the table.

Relevant Education

security guard

Education strongly relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
Short term general s
Skilled Urban
0
Yes
Security Guard
Skilled Urban
390 Hours 0
Yes
security guard train
Skilled Urban
520 Hours 0
Yes
A security guard, security officer, or protective agent is a private person who is paid to protect an organization's assets (property, people, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behaviour, criminal activity, etc.) by utilizing preventative measures. Go to education page

Ideal Qualities

Work activities, only physical: You prefer your work to be physical in nature, without much mental activity. You should consider looking for jobs that will require you to move around a lot and exert physical effort. Some examples would include jobs where you are on call, like medicine and technical work, teaching, and jobs involving manual labor like construction and agriculture.

Style of Working, only applying: You prefer to have a lot of structure in your work, and you like to follow established methods of doing things. You should consider looking for jobs that are fairly routine and repetitive. Some examples would include running a business, teaching, and jobs that require physical labour.

Information Processing, only global: You prefer to look at how everything fits within the larger operation and to see how every part affects each other. You should consider jobs where you need to see how everything affects what you are doing. Some examples would include running a business and offering advice to solve problems.

Flexibility, very high: You prefer to have a constantly changing work routine with only a few things or nothing being the same every day. You should consider looking for jobs that give you considerable freedom in where and what time you work. Some examples would include online jobs, freelancing, and writing.

Value orientation, rather materialistic: You believe that your work is mostly for material gain, with only some importance attached to the meaning behind it. You should consider looking for jobs that promise a return on your time investment. Some examples would include corporate jobs and running a business.

Pursuit of Success, very low: Having a personal life is important to you. You don’t want your social and family relationships to suffer from dedicating time to your work. You should consider looking for jobs that will not interfere with your private life. Avoid jobs which require you to dedicate a lot of your free time to your work

Motivation to Create, very low: You prefer to implement already existing ideas rather than come up with your own ways of doing things. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be given clear and explicit instructions on what you have to do, or where there is already an established way of doing things. Avoid jobs where you have to think of your own ways of doing things

Analysis orientated, low: You do not like to spend too much time thinking when making decisions. You usually make decisions and act quickly. You should consider looking for jobs where you can act immediately without spending a lot of time thinking. Avoid jobs where you are required to think about a lot of things before you can act.

" Patrol industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
Answer alarms and investigate disturbances
Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

Employment Condition

Self Employment Ratio

%

Possible Employers


Theater

Studio

Fitness Clubs

Art Gallery

museum

library

exhibition hall

hotel

Govermental service

Animal clinics

construction site

site

Hospital

Education institute

Office

Insurance

Bank

College

Restaurant

Event organize office

Research form

Club

School

Department store

Stock exchange office

Import organisation

Export organisation

Big business house

high school

educational office

institution

University

Size of Employment

At the moment there are people working in this job in Nepal.

Job Demand

Shows the demand of the career (1st being the highest and the last being over-saturated).


60 = very high: This job is very high in demand. You can easily find employment or will be able to sell your service easily as a self employed person.

50 = high: This job is high in demand. With a certain talent you will find a job.

40 = medium: The demand for this job is medium. You should have chances in finding a job, but you might need to be flexible regarding your working place or in self employment, might have to compete with a few other professionals about the work.

30 = low: The demand for this job is low. Only a few vacancies are published. Academic proficiency as well as experience is required to be even considered for applying for this sort of jobs.

20 = saturated: There is no more demand for this profession in the labour market. Only if existing staff is released, new people are hired.

10 = over-supplied: There are many graduates already waiting for a job in this profession. You might have to consider a long waiting list or have to prove extraordinary talent to find a job in this profession.

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  • Prison Guard
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  • Army Officer
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