The primary role of an Armed Security Guard entails guarding designated premises and people. The core responsibility of an Armed Security Guard includes guarding life, property and premises against threats & risks. The role requires initiative and effective communication.
Assignment Managers carry out site-specific threats and risks assessment, plan and organize security; help clients in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and site instructions. They are responsible for development of a security plan and deployment of manpower and equipment for executing a security plan. Assignment Managers assess the efficacy of security unit’s guarding operations, training standards and preparedness to deal with emergencies through security officers. Planning, training, deployment, administration, documentation, reporting and liaison are some of the important tasks of assistant managers.
A CCTV Supervisor needs to know the basics of private security, supervision of security unit operations and spectrum of threats and risks to security and safety. CCTV Supervisors observe designated premises through CCTV systems; pick up early indications of problems pertaining to security and safety and respond appropriately by alerting various agencies.
A PST would be required to train a batch of trainees within a stipulated period of time and according to a certified syllabus. He/she should be able to impart knowledge, refine understanding of the subject and hone skills of the pupils. A PST should have requisite aptitude for training and teaching, backed by adequate knowledge and experience in safe, proficient handling and use of licenced firearms. Trainer should be able to teach and train the freshers as well as those already working in the PSS without receiving formal training.
A CTA would be required to assess the standard of training of trainees within the scope of a certified syllabus and courseware. He/she should be able to assess trainees objectively on theory and practical aspects. An assessor should have requisite aptitude for training and teaching, backed by adequate subject matter expertise and clarity regarding the documentation required. A CTA should be familiar with the syllabus, courseware, methods, assessment processes and documentation for structured training in the PSS.
Primary responsibility of a PSO is to protect the principal against possible threats. A PSO is required to operate within the confines of the assigned tasks and are required to operate alone or as part of a team both in armed and unarmed roles.
Security Officers organize security as per organizational procedure and site instructions. They are responsible for deployment and utilisation of manpower and resources and managing security operations.They organise security unit’s guarding operations, training and response to emergencies. Reporting and documentation of operations and incidents, training and administration of personnel and maintaining liaison with stakeholders are the important tasks of security officers.
Security Supervisors take over a shift and organizes guarding duties as per organizational procedure and instructions from superiors. They are responsible for deployment of manpower and resources optimally. They allot duties to individuals and supervise their work. Supervisors also carry out security documentation, report security incidents to designated superior and agencies like police, fire and medical, as the case may be.
The primary role of the Unarmed Security Guard entails guarding designated premises and people by manning the first tier of protection aided by appropriate security devices/equipment. The core responsibility includes guarding against theft, criminal acts, emergencies, fire and other contingencies.