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  • 1) Guards industrial or commercial property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry, performing any combination of following duties: Patrols, periodically, buildings and grounds of industrial plant or commercial establishment, docks, logging camp area, or work site.

  • 2) Examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure.

  • 3) Warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles, and apprehends or expels miscreants.

  • 4) Inspects equipment and machinery to ascertain if tampering has occurred.

  • 5) Watches for and reports irregularities, such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and security doors left unlocked.

  • 6) Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property.

  • 7) Sounds alarm or calls police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.

  • 8) Permits authorized persons to enter property.

  • 9) May register at watch stations to record time of inspection trips.

  • 10) May record data, such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use of supervisory staff.

  • 11) May perform janitorial duties and set thermostatic controls to maintain specified temperature in buildings or cold storage rooms.

  • 12) May tend furnace or boiler.

  • 13) May be deputized to arrest trespassers.

  • 14) May regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at plant entrance to maintain orderly flow.

  • 15) May patrol site with guard dog on leash.

  • 16) May watch for fires and be designated Fire Patroller.

  • 17) May be designated according to shift worked as Day Guard; area guarded as Dock Guard; Warehouse Guard; or property guarded as Powder Guard.

  • 18) May be designated according to establishment guarded as Grounds Guard, Arboretum; Guard, Museum; Watchguard, Racetrack; or duty station as Coin-Vault Guard.

  • 19) May be designated Guard, Convoy when accompanying or leading truck convoy carrying valuable shipments.

  • 20) May be designated: Armed Guard; Camp Guard; Deck Guard; Night Guard; Park Guard.




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Job Number: 4715