11/12/2017

Attributes of a Good Security Officer





  1. Training: - The best security officers are those who have undergone the necessary training that will help them obtain important skills and knowledge. They should also hold the required certification and license necessary for them to do their job.
  2. Alertness: - A good security officer is always alert and aware of his surroundings. It is necessary to constantly stay focused and avoid distractions as much as possible, or risk missing something that could prove important.
  3. Physical Fitness: - Being in good physical shape leads to mental alertness. He should be within a healthy weight range and exercise regularly. A security officer should look well put together and portray themselves and the client in a positive manner.
  4. Honesty: - A good security officer must be honest. They are responsible for securing access to buildings and protecting a business against theft and other crimes.  
  5. Good Communication Skills: - Security is at the forefront of relations with the general public. The officer needs to be courteous and professional at all times. Courteous communication can be the deciding factor in handling a tricky situation effectively.