Security Guard


Company Lincoln Commu...
Industry Education
Category Security/Law ...
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education SHS
Experience 3 years
Job Expires Jan 12, 2018
Contact ...

Company Profile

Lincoln Community School is one of the leading American International Schools in Africa and currently serves a population of 760 students from over 66 different nationalities. 

Job Description

Reports to:  Security and Safety Assurance Supervisor

Position Summary/Job Goal

  • Under the supervision of the Security & Safety Assurance Supervisor, the Security Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the LCS campus and residential units. 
  • The security guard is responsible for ensuring all laid down security and safety procedures are adhered to in the course of duties. 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the safety and security of the School (students, staff, parents and other members of the community) while on campus or any other school facility.
  • Conduct day and night security patrols of the school premises and school residential homes as directed by supervisor
  • Ensure maximum security and safety of school premises during patrols and surveillance.
  • Observe diligently and report any irregularities or breach of security through the appropriate laid down channels
  • Guard the entry to school premises diligently and ensure all visitors to the campus meet all laid down security checks
  • Restrain where necessary  trespassers using the appropriate laid down procedures
  • Work side by side with contracted security guards and ensure the highest standards of security and surveillance are adhered to at all times
  • Control school traffic and parking within laid down procedures. Ensure the highest standards of health and safety is maintained at all times
  • To propose and implement appropriate systems under the direction of the Supervisor
  • Contribute to any investigation of suspicious activities or safety and security violations, accidents, suspected thefts/losses and ensure appropriate records
  • Responsible for keeping a  log book and activity reports
  • Carries out security checks of persons on campus and school premises for identification, authorization, information and movements.
  • Have an understanding of procedures for any type of emergency and respond in a timely manner to emergency events
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role as may be assigned by supervisor.       

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of three years previous security guard experience
  • Proven experience of night guard patrols
  • Proven ability to work effectively with staff, students, parents, school administration and local law enforcement representatives.
  • Good written and verbal communication 
  • Ability to read and write proficiently


  • SSS qualification or equivalent
  • Qualification/training in security desirable
  • Clean driving license ( Class C)

Conditions of work

  • You will be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • You will be required to work on a shift system
  • Tasks are regularly performed with some risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, traffic hazards and possible violence.

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