G4S Security Guards Salary Responsibilities & Recruitment

G4S security guards focus on delivering high-standard security services to customers on six continents, including Kenya. As a Security Guard working for G4S, you have a crucial responsibility to protect the people and assets of your clients.

In this article, we will discuss the responsibilities, recruitment, and salary of G4S Security Guards.

G4S Security Guards Responsibilities

Being a Security Guard with G4S is a crucial role as it involves protecting people and property for clients. This article provides insights into the responsibilities, recruitment, and salary of G4S Security Guards and highlights the significant role they play in ensuring the safety and security of our communities.

G4S Security Guards have several responsibilities, including safeguarding people, property, facilities, and information. They primarily patrol and inspect the premises to prevent and respond to threats such as fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal activities. Additionally, they must ensure that all safety and emergency procedures are followed during fire alarms and site emergencies.

Additionally, G4S Security must maintain complete, accurate, and up-to-date patrol notes, incident reports, and information management system entries as required.

They must also maintain the client’s property and facilities per local trespass legislation, property acts, and other laws affecting a client’s property.

Other security-related duties may be assigned from time to time by G4S clients and management.

Furthermore, G4S Security Guards are expected to project a professional image for their clients. They must always recognize the importance of all customers and the role that every G4S employee plays in influencing their clients’ and their customers’ perceptions.

While engaged in security operations, it is a G4S employee’s responsibility to be professional, reliable, credible, responsive, and friendly while maintaining a professional security posture.

G4S Security Recruitment

G4S carefully screens applicants for qualifications, experience, talents, and overall disposition for the job they will be performing.

The ideal candidate for a G4S position should have a minimum high school diploma or GED, relevant certifications and licenses, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a focus on safety and customer service.

Applicants with security experience may be considered for more advanced positions.

Furthermore, G4S Security must meet and maintain any applicable provincial/federal security licensing requirements.

Driver’s abstracts are required for all vehicle-related positions, including non-highway vehicles (Gator, golf cart, motorized bikes, etc.). G4S Guards must also maintain annual training certifications and valid First Aid & CPR and AED certifications.

They must be certified in AODA and WHMIS and can assess and evaluate situations.

G4S Security Salary

The average base pay for security guards at G4S is reported to be between Sh21,266 to Sh22,975, which may vary based on location, experience, and specific job duties.

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