Security Guard Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Security & Safety

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Security Guard Skills List in Security & Safety

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Security Guard role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Security Guard job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 74% of Security Guard job descriptions contained security officer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

security officer
74%
customer service
56%
compliance
48%
security
36%
security guard
18%
security support officer
12%
sia licence
12%
security enforcement officer
12%
corporate security
12%
cctv
12%
sia
9%
safety
9%
patrols
6%
relief
6%
protective services
6%
fulltime
6%
42 hour contract
6%
contract
6%
fire marshall
6%
patrol officer
6%
guarding
6%
residential
6%
retail security guard
3%
patrol
3%
airport
3%
aviation
3%
ctc cleared
3%
dbs
3%
computer literate
3%
driving licence
3%
listener
3%
surrey
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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