Top Guard Supervisor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Guard Supervisor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Guard Supervisor resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.4% of Guard Supervisor resumes contained Security Guards as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Guard Supervisor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Guard Supervisor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Security Guards

high Demand
Here's how Security Guards is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Manage the displacement of security guards, delays, absences, and all conflicts.
  • Substitute for the security guards during absences or any accident.
  • Supervised all security guards and activities Performed guard services as a mobile patrol to safeguard USG personal and properties
  • Supervised security guards and drivers b.
  • Supervised security guards and secured building.
  • Commanded and supervised security guards.

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2. Security Personnel

high Demand
Here's how Security Personnel is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Allied Barton Security Services is one of the industry's premier providers of highly trained security personnel to many industries.
  • Supervised a team of up to 10 security personnel during a given shift.
  • Plan, examine, analyze, evaluate and supervise security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel.
  • Train, supervise, motivate and professionally develop the Future Assistant Directors, Supervisors and ultimately all Security personnel.
  • Scheduled all of security personnel in order to cover all required positions to efficiently run and maintain hotel security.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement and security personnel, and conducted staff and management meetings to review airport security performance.

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3. Proper Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Proper Procedures is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Counseled staff on proper procedures.

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4. Emergency Situations

high Demand
Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Trained new security guards and performed regular checks to ensure all guards were prepared for emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations to include fire, medical, bomb threat, and suspicious persons.
  • Respond to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate - Self-motivated, initiative, protocol.
  • Assure regular communication of issues or program with Client Handle any escalated security issues or emergency situations appropriately.
  • Provided crisis management planning and execution assistance in the event of a terrorist attack or other emergency situations.
  • Responded to all emergency situations; responsible for communicating information from management to tenants.

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5. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Make recommendations for positive and negative personnel actions for those under my direct supervision.
  • Make recommendations for positive and negative personnel actions for those under his/her direct supervision.
  • Make recommendations for positive and negative personal actions to their direct supervision.
  • Direct supervision of 10-15 officers including disciplinary action.
  • Managed and guided personnel under my direct supervision.
  • Tasked with the direct supervision of approximately 18-35 employees and the indirect supervision of approximately 850 employees.

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6. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Have increased my abilities as a Supervisor dealing with employees, and enjoy areas of Customer Service.
  • Provide excellent customer service to residents and attend to their concern and needs in a professional manner.
  • Assist students and faculty Assist & direct traffic Operating office interactions through various roles of customer service with faculty and students.
  • supervised lifeguards and ticket kiosk; operated computerized cash register, first aid, lifeguarding, customer service and relations
  • Implemented excellent customer service to identify and resolve and guest conflicts, while fostering customer satisfaction with offered services.
  • Created Security Ambassador Model; program focuses on customer service/proactive training.

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7. Weekly Schedules

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Here's how Weekly Schedules is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinate modifications of weekly schedules with the Project Management.
  • Entrusted to prepare weekly schedules and ensure all posts were adequately manned.
  • Prepare weekly schedules and inspections for all assign security officers.
  • Worked out weekly schedules and maintained all needed documentation.
  • Coordinate weekly schedules and vacation time for staff members.
  • Make weekly schedules and complete weekly training.

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8. Access Control

high Demand
Here's how Access Control is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Provide stringent physical and electronic access control in a hostile environment.
  • Maintained access control for six buildings, providing response for four.
  • Maintained access control to fire panel system.
  • Monitored access control systems, including CCTV systems Patrolled buildings, facilities and perimeter areas to prevent damage to property.
  • Worked directly with military, local, and federal law enforcement agencies maintaining access control to a military installation.
  • Governed physical security design & measures, access control procedures, and emergency/contingency planning.

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9. Entry Control Points

high Demand
Here's how Entry Control Points is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised guard personnel that included motor patrols, tower sentries, entry control points, and alarm control centers.

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10. Oversaw

high Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: As Shift Supervisor, oversaw senior guard supervisors and groups of guard force personnel.

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11. Cctv

high Demand
Here's how Cctv is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Monitored all access to controlled facilities in 3 separate locations utilizing closed circuit television (CCTV) and electronic alarm systems
  • Conducted internal investigations and was involved in implementation and monitoring of metal detectors with experience in CCTV usage.
  • Secure and Enforce Safety of Property and Clients* Customer Service/Asset Protection/Patrol/CCTV* Implement and Enforce Policy and Procedures* Maintain Activity and Incident Reports
  • Conducted investigations into any suspected internal theft by using CCTV systems as well as installing and monitoring covert camera equipment.
  • Monitored the entire facility using CCTV while simultaneously performing dispatch duties.
  • Supervised daily physical security operations, CCTV surveillance and provided intrusion detection system (IDS) alarm monitoring.

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12. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Direct oversight on written incident reports that were turned in for clarity and conciseness.
  • Conduct daily DAR'S of events and incident reports when needed.
  • Patrol, Supervision over guards, paper work DARS incident reports
  • Maintain log of radio incident reports and alarm signals.
  • Provide oversight and communicate the dissemination of classified intelligence information, Incident reports, and other appropriate information to the workforce.
  • Viewed security logs against shift responsibilities and patrols, review incident reports prior to submitting to client and coordinate preliminary investigations.

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13. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Interacted with site and security management in discussions about daily activities and emergent security needs.
  • Communicated with office management regarding daily activities, payroll and office schedules.
  • Supervised officers' daily activities.
  • Managed daily activities for inmates at Department of Corrections Facility.
  • Created detailed logs of all daily activities and events so that the information could be presented in a court of law.
  • Provide detailed logs of the daily activities as well as provide a meticulous Incident Report of any situation requiring one.

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14. Security Clearance

average Demand
Here's how Security Clearance is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Acquire and maintain security clearances and favorablescreenings from DHS/FPS.
  • Top Secret security clearance held.

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15. Property Damage

average Demand
Here's how Property Damage is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Practiced procedures to lessen personal injury, property damage or situations impacting negative on organization.
  • Report incidents and property damage to Mall Management and Security Director.
  • Respond to incidents such as medical emergencies, evacuations, employee policy violations, reports of property damage and theft.
  • Patrol and inspect the property for security and safety checks to prevent theft, injury, and property damage.
  • Investigated internal and external incidents, thefts, property damage or loss, etc.
  • Assisted with Investigations on incidents caused by theft, property damage and hospital issues.

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16. CPR

average Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Certified Lifeguard.CPR certified.Supervised staff and monitored patrons in and around the pool area.Performed first aid.Organized and supervised swimming lessons.
  • Assist in the training of safety hazards, CPR, life safety systems, and workplace violence prevention.
  • Received Gang management training (provided by Boise Police), CPR, OC and handcuff training.
  • Certified as an instructor for TASER and the American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED.
  • Qualified all security personnel in CPR, First Aid and in the use of the AED.
  • Certified CPR/AED and First Aid trainer managing a class size of 05 - 10 adult learners.

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17. Regional Security Officer

average Demand
Here's how Regional Security Officer is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Mediated roles between Local Law Enforcement and Regional Security Officer.
  • Draft's official incident reports required and submit them to the Regional Security Officer.

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18. Special Events

average Demand
Here's how Special Events is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Supervised crew of 12 security aides at special events including car, music shows etc.
  • Conducted security operations in support of special events and VIP visits to MBW.
  • Performed administrative functions including report management, database and file management, and special events planning.
  • Coordinated with city officials during special events to ensure safety of all personnel involved.
  • Provided security for numerous high-profile clients during special events at multiple locations.
  • Organized and assisted in coordinating special events operations and staffing.

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19. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Trained junior personnel in law enforcement, force protection, and firearm safety.
  • Called and coordinated with Law Enforcement, fire and EMT services.
  • Coordinated with all aspects of law enforcement community as well as supervised Federal Protective Service assisting at local airports.
  • Conducted monthly Cleveland Police statistic reports identifying criminal trends to assist local law enforcement with resource allocation.
  • Investigated accidents and incidents and apprehended suspects within arrest powers and contacted law enforcement when necessary.
  • Prepare executive protection strategies and coordinate tactics with local, federal, and international law enforcement agencies.

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20. Ensure Security

average Demand
Here's how Ensure Security is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Patrol premise to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors and gate.
  • Develop a personnel tracking system, including daily scheduling, badging and passport tracking to ensure security measures are well-implemented.
  • Provide training and coaching to ensure security personnel follow safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure security integrity of client location.
  • Patrolled assigned areas of the city to ensure security of life, property, public order, and rights of citizens.
  • Inspected APG security accounts to ensure security guards were on site and were appropriately dressed, trained and supplied.

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21. Unusual Occurrences

average Demand
Here's how Unusual Occurrences is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Exclude persons from property when appropriate, monitor patrons for intoxication, unusual occurrences, and take appropriate action when necessary.
  • Develop incident reports of damage, theft, or unusual occurrences.
  • Respond to, investigate, document and report all medical emergencies, public disturbances and unusual occurrences.

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22. Fire Departments

average Demand
Here's how Fire Departments is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Created relationship with Philadelphia Police/Fire Departments, SEPTA Police and DHS; to facilitate operations during citywide emergency.
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Serve as primary liaison between US Security, client senior management, and local police and fire departments.
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Call police and fire departments in case of emergency and ensure premises security at all times.

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23. Security Operations

average Demand
Here's how Security Operations is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Lead ex- U.S military and Afghanistan security operations, as a security head in an environment under constant high threat.
  • Researched and co-wrote the company Corporate Security Plan; used plan to improve security operations at numerous company strategic locations.
  • Assisted the director of security with analyzing and evaluating security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement.
  • Report to management on status of security operations for regional shopping center.
  • Oversee all global security operations from evacuations to kidnapping to natural disasters.
  • Work closely with external Security Operations Center to maintain accountability of all personnel, using an advance computerized security software.

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24. VIP

average Demand
Here's how VIP is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed projects within assigned resources such as LEO Reimbursement Program, VIPR Operations, and Joint Vulnerability Assessments.
  • Provided and arranged VIP and Executive security for high profile clientele and government officials while on hotel property.
  • Admit combine staff, NFL team scouts and facility personnel or NFL VIP's into facility.
  • Ensured dedicated security details for visiting VIP's during special Client events.
  • Served as the point person for all incoming dignitaries and VIP's.
  • Reviewed all Special Security Requests and Site Plans regarding VIP visits.

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25. Security Activities

average Demand
Here's how Security Activities is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinated security activities including applicable notification protocols and referrals with operating managers, and directors, of external departments when appropriate.
  • Participated in investigations, maintained records, prepared incident reports, and other documents pertinent to security activities
  • Directed security activities and monitored radio terminals as Central Alarm Station and Secondary Alarm Station Operator.
  • Analyze data regarding security activities to determine patterns and effectiveness of security activities.
  • Assist with scheduling and supervising all security activities.
  • Supervised, planned and scheduled security activities, conduct briefings to update on-coming officers on all new developments.

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26. Disciplinary Actions

low Demand
Here's how Disciplinary Actions is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Resolved employee/staffing problems ranging from disciplinary actions to security violations and employee terminations.
  • Mentored staff, offered positive reinforcement; issued disciplinary actions when needed.
  • Enforced the necessary disciplinary actions and resolution of human resource issues.
  • Recommended corrective or disciplinary actions after conducting Administrative investigations.
  • Conduct performance appraisals and implement and/or recommend disciplinary actions.
  • Maintain a proper and sustained documentation process of all disciplinary actions, incidents, and overall daily activity.

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27. Detect Signs

low Demand
Here's how Detect Signs is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion.
  • Patrol property and checkpoints to prevent and detect signs of intrusion
  • monitor and patrol building parking lot to detect signs of violators and assist service to visitors , via company car.

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28. Daily Operations

low Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Manage daily operations of the construction site near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Manage daily operations of security department.
  • Managed daily operations, including daily reports on customer service and security issues.
  • Supervised and trained Security Officers with daily operations.
  • Managed 100+ security staff members, and supervised daily operations of the department to ensure all museum functions were efficiently supported.
  • Designed and acquired area for Coordination Center, acquired all supplies, forms, and IT equipment needed for daily operations.

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29. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Assured 3.6K weapons are preserved in deployment-ready state in accordance with United States Air Force/ DODpolicies.
  • Armed Force Protection Supervisor on Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo DoD contract

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30. Coast Guard

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Here's how Coast Guard is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Conducted training for approximately 100 people per year in the safe use and operation of Coast Guard Weapons Systems.
  • Directed entire U.S. Coast Guard emergency response activity for Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer cadre domestically and internationally.
  • Followed safety protocol and passed Coast Guard inspections on boating safety.

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31. Screen Individuals

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Here's how Screen Individuals is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.

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32. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Answer incoming phone calls from residents calling in their guests or vendors.
  • Answered phone calls coming into the Hormel and forwarded calls accordingly.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
  • Respond to telephone calls, emails and radio transmissions.
  • Screened and directed phone calls to the appropriate parties.

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33. Commander

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Here's how Commander is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Organized and detailed reports of security deficiencies and potential solutions for the review of the Guard Force Commander and the ARSO.
  • Briefed Commanders on unit strength and unit member concerns.

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34. Safe Environment

low Demand
Here's how Safe Environment is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Make daily decisions on general operation of the facility to ensure a safe environment for all employees and guests.
  • Provide security services at a hospital to ensure patients as well as employees operate in a safe environment.
  • Make sure the place was a safe environment taking care of the elderly
  • Provide safe environment for patients, visitors, faculty and staff.
  • Maintained clean, safe environment for employees of facility.
  • Supervised a team of Security personnel in providing a safe environment for patrons * Provided security support necessary to deter crime.

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35. Circuit Television Systems

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Here's how Circuit Television Systems is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Implemented video surveillance, motion detection and closed-circuit television systems to aid in monitoring the premises.

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36. Activity Reports

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Here's how Activity Reports is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Compiled incident and activity reports and detained potential suspects.
  • Prepared Daily Activity Reports, Incident Reports, and performed Interior/exterior security patrols on a daily basic
  • Complete daily activity reports and alert building management of any unusual activity.
  • Prepare and reviewed all detailed narrative reports and daily activity reports.
  • Review and submitted daily activity reports, reconstructed and maintained schedules.
  • Maintained security logs and draft activity reports.

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37. Security Equipment

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Here's how Security Equipment is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Ensured all guards were complaint with all aspects of X- Ray machine and all other security equipment.
  • Conducted checks of restricted areas to include personnel, structures and security equipment.
  • Account for all security equipment and update pass down book of events.
  • Initiate Work Orders and Condition Reports as necessary and coordinate timely repairs of security equipment via online computer programs.
  • Authorized maintenance and testing activities for security equipment to ensure equipment status was maintained.
  • Performed daily testing on security equipment ensuring all equipment was working properly.

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38. New Guards

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Here's how New Guards is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Secured client's property, signed arrival and departure of employees and visitors, trained new guards

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39. Security Staff

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Here's how Security Staff is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Create forms and documentation for security staff and other departments.
  • Created weekly timesheet for all security staff.
  • Ensured that all nightclub security staff followed proper safety protocols within city municipal codes that govern nightclub operations.
  • Instituted accounting accountability for each Security Staff member to sign for their daily tip allocation.
  • Registered all security staff in compliance with state licensing requirements.
  • Recruited and promoted security staff.

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40. Military Base

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Here's how Military Base is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Worked side by side with U.S. Military Base Defense Operations Center (BDOC) and Area Defense Operations Center (ADOC)

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41. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Detained and interviewed persons apprehended for shoplifting, in accordance with local laws and company policies governing apprehensions.
  • Conduct physical security/safety inspections to ensure store is in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensured all officers followed company policies and procedures.
  • Monitored compliance of company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements by providing oversight of daily shift activities.
  • Monitor establishment activities to ensure adherence to all state gaming regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Provide management responsibilities such as scheduling, monitoring and implementing company policies to employees.

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42. Security Systems

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Here's how Security Systems is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Recommended improvements in security systems and procedures that streamlined dispatch and shift operations.
  • Developed and reviewed specifications for design and construction of security systems.
  • Provide routine preventive and corrective maintenance to a diverse collection of networked electronic safety and security systems.
  • Monitored performance of security systems.
  • Demonstrated the ability to properly observed unauthorized persons, fire safety violations and defective security systems.
  • Monitor alarm panels/security systems and inspect all fire extinguishers and smoke alarms.

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43. DOS

low Demand
Here's how DOS is used in Guard Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed Executive Protection Security for DoS Chief of Mission personnel.
  • Performed Executive Protection Security for DoS Chief of Mission personnel Supervisor of day to day guard operations at all posts.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Guard Supervisor

Security Guards21.5%
Security Personnel17.9%
Proper Procedures8.8%
Emergency Situations7.4%
Direct Supervision6.5%
Customer Service6.5%
Weekly Schedules5.3%
Access Control3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Guard Supervisor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Security Guards
Security Guards
17.4%
17.4%
2
2
Security Personnel
Security Personnel
14.4%
14.4%
3
3
Proper Procedures
Proper Procedures
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
5.9%
5.9%
5
5
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
5.2%
5.2%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.2%
5.2%
7
7
Weekly Schedules
Weekly Schedules
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Access Control
Access Control
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Entry Control Points
Entry Control Points
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Cctv
Cctv
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Security Clearance
Security Clearance
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Property Damage
Property Damage
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
CPR
CPR
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Regional Security Officer
Regional Security Officer
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Special Events
Special Events
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Ensure Security
Ensure Security
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Unusual Occurrences
Unusual Occurrences
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Fire Departments
Fire Departments
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Security Operations
Security Operations
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
VIP
VIP
1%
1%
25
25
Security Activities
Security Activities
1%
1%
26
26
Disciplinary Actions
Disciplinary Actions
1%
1%
27
27
Detect Signs
Detect Signs
1%
1%
28
28
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1%
1%
29
29
DOD
DOD
1%
1%
30
30
Coast Guard
Coast Guard
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Screen Individuals
Screen Individuals
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Commander
Commander
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Circuit Television Systems
Circuit Television Systems
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Activity Reports
Activity Reports
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Security Equipment
Security Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
New Guards
New Guards
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Security Staff
Security Staff
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Military Base
Military Base
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Security Systems
Security Systems
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
DOS
DOS
0.6%
0.6%

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