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NOC 6541 Security guards and related security service occupations

Example Titles
Air courier guard
Airport security guard
Alarm investigator
Alarm signal investigator
Alarm signal specialist
Armoured car driver
Armoured car guard
Automatic teller machine (ATM) guard
Bodyguard (except police)
Bouncer – security
Business establishment investigator
Business establishment investigator – security
Cabin baggage inspector
Carry-on baggage inspector
Commissionaire – security
Convoy guard
Corporate security officer
Crossing guard
Escort – security services
Gate attendant – security
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
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

Lead statement
Security guards and workers in related security service occupations guard and implement security measures to protect property against theft, vandalism and fire, control access to establishments, maintain order and enforce regulations at public events and within establishments, conduct private investigations for clients or employers and provide other protective services not elsewhere classified. They are employed by public or private security agencies, residential complexes, educational, cultural, financial and health institutions, retail establishments, businesses and industry, investigation service companies, transportation facilities, and organizations throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

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.

Source: Canada website