NOC 6541 – Security guards and related security service occupations

 

  • air courier guard
  • airport security guard
  • alarm investigator
  • alarm signal investigator
  • alarm signal specialist
  • armoured car driver
  • armoured car guard
  • ATM (automatic teller machine) guard
  • automatic teller machine (ATM) guard
  • bodyguard (except police)
  • bouncer
  • bouncer – security
  • business establishment investigator
  • business establishment investigator – security
  • cabin baggage inspector
  • carry-on baggage inspector
  • commissionaire
  • commissionaire – security
  • convoy guard
  • corporate security officer
  • crossing guard
  • escort – security services
  • gate attendant – security
  • gateman/woman
  • hand baggage inspector
  • hand luggage inspector
  • house detective
  • investigations officer – postal service
  • lie detector examiner
  • loss prevention officer – retail
  • loss prevention officers supervisor
  • mystery shopper
  • night guard
  • night watchman/woman
  • patrol officer – security
  • patrolman/woman – security
  • plant gatekeeper
  • plant guard
  • polygraph examiner
  • polygraph operator
  • polygraphist
  • postal inspection officer
  • postal service inspector
  • preboarding security guard
  • private detective
  • private investigator
  • private investigators supervisor
  • private police agents and investigators supervisor
  • private policemen/women and investigators supervisor
  • private security officer
  • residential alarm system specialist
  • retail investigator
  • retail loss investigator
  • retail loss prevention officer
  • retail store floorman/woman
  • retail store floorwalker
  • school crossing guard
  • security alarm system consultant
  • security analysis officer – postal service
  • security and investigations officer
  • security consultant (except computer systems)
  • security guard
  • security guard – explosives
  • security investigator
  • security officer
  • security specialist (except computer systems)
  • shopping investigator – security
  • store detective
  • surveillance operator – casino
  • theft prevention officer
  • vault custodian

Job Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
Security guards

  • Control access to establishments, operate security control-room equipment and patrol assigned areas to guard against theft, vandalism and fire
  • Enforce regulations to maintain order and resolve conflicts and to monitor establishment activities
  • Ensure safety and emergency procedures are followed
  • Issue passes and direct visitors to appropriate areas, check age identification of patrons, and perform security checks of passengers and luggage at airports.

Armoured car guards

  • Drive and guard armoured trucks, pick-up and deliver cash and valuables to banks, automated teller machines and retail establishments.

Corporate security officers

  • Investigate unlawful acts of employees or patrons of establishments
  • Recommend security systems such as electronic detection devices and access devices.

Private investigators

  • Conduct investigations to locate missing persons
  • Obtain information for use in civil and criminal litigation matters or for other purposes
  • May also conduct polygraph tests (integrity surveys) for clients.

Retail loss prevention officers

  • Prevent and detect shoplifting and theft in retail establishments.

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • A college diploma in law and security or police technology may be required.
  • Training is provided for airport security guards and establishment-specific training may be provided for security occupations in this unit group.
  • Security guards carrying firearms require a licence.
  • Armoured car drivers require a Valid Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) and a Firearms Acquisition Certificate (FAC) for both restricted and non-restricted firearms.
  • In Quebec, a permit issued by the Sûreté du Québec is required to work as a private detective or security officer.
  • Corporate security officers may require experience as a police officer.
  • Private investigators require provincial licensure.
  • Responsible beverage service certification is usually required for security staff in establishments serving alcoholic beverages.

Exclusions

  • Correctional service officers (4422)
  • Managers of security agencies (in 0125 Other business services managers)
  • Police officers (except commissioned) (4311)
  • Supervisors of security guards and related occupations (in 6316 Other services supervisors)

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