Michael shares his story about working as a security guard at a popular restaurant in a "sketchy" neighborhood. He talks about what he does on a typical day, and how he found his job. He also shares what he's learned about this demanding job and provides advice for those considering becoming security guards.
Security guards and gaming surveillance officers patrol and inspect property against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity. They monitor people and buildings in an effort to prevent crime.
Security guards and gaming surveillance officers typically do the following:
-Protect and enforce laws on an employer’s property
-Monitor alarms and closed-circuit TV cameras
-Control access for employees, visitors, and outside contractors
-Conduct security checks over a specified area
-Write comprehensive reports outlining what they observed while on patrol
-Interview witnesses for later court testimony
-Detain criminal violators
Medium amount of on-the-job training can be expected initially.
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