The Security Guard is responsible for the control of entry to the ship during Gangway Operations, patrol the ship during the evening time hours, and implement the Company’s Rules and Regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- The Security Guard shall have an understanding of the Safety and Quality Management Program including responsibilities related to the Emergency Plan and Station Bill. An excellent understanding of the Master’s Rules and Regulations and the Company’s Policy and a thorough knowledge of the Security manual are essential for this position.
- The Security Guard’s working hours should be adjusted as appropriate to the ship’s routine. He /She shall monitor the day/night security and prepare a log of activities during the night time hours for presentation to the Security Officer. The Security Officer will produce a Night Report from this log for presentation to prescribed ship’s management.
- The Security Guard shall, through his/her observations, preserve the safety of the vessel, passengers, and the crew.
- During Safety Rounds the Security Guard shall always be alert and follow the designated procedures. He/She may be the first person to arrive at the scene of an incident or a fire and will have to assess a situation and act accordingly until help arrives.
- The situation will dictate any action taken by the Security Guard. In the case of a fire alarm, the Security Guard will respond immediately to the location of the alarm. He/she will then be responsible for making quick decisions based on previous instructions and experience.
- The Security Guard shall immediately inform the Duty Officer on the Bridge and any other concerned Officer of any incident which has occurred.
- The Security Guard shall always be alert to take emergency action with any situation. The Security Guard shall be familiar with the use and location of all safety-related equipment.
- If an “Alpha Alpha Alpha” occurs, the Security Guard shall follow the established procedures as described in the appendices which will be provided onboard.
- The Security Guard is otherwise instructed to be an additional spotter around the vessel for any type of problems, being passenger, crew or ship related.
- The Security Guard shall report immediately any unusual incidents or situations. He/she shall also report if any abuse of ship’s property or abuse of Shipboard Regulations takes place.
- The Security Guards shall attend meetings, training activities, courses, and all other work-related activities as required Perform related duties as required.
- Candidates are required to have four (4) years of experience in at least one of the following areas; Army/Maritime/Aviation/Police or Hotel Security environment. The Security Guard should have experience in physical security with special emphasis on access control, security screening methods, security screening equipment operation, and training ability (x-ray, metal detector, explosives/narcotics detection).
- The Security Guard must have the ability to operate in a multinational environment.
- Organizational skills combined with literacy and basic knowledge of computers is preferred for this position.