Security Guards

Job Summary

We are a leading real estate firm with operations spread in Nairobi and other parts of the country. We seek to recruit Security Guards who will be required to run the security department as per the set standards & procedures; maximize efficiency of the security department and ensure maintenance of top quality standards of service.

  • Minimum Qualification: Highschool
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Reports to: Security Supervisor

Job Functions: Personnel & premises security, patrols, security surveillance

Job Description

  1. Providing security to company properties at designated time.
  2. Ensure orderliness during the assignment at all time.
  3. Controlling and monitoring movement to and from the assigned property responsibly.
  4. Patrolling the property as directed by the supervisor to ensure safety at all times.
  5. Reporting any unusual happenings which could amount to security threats or any harmful happenings to the supervisor 
  6. Answer alarms and investigate disturbances
  7. Write/submit reports of daily activities and/or irregularities like equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons or unusual occurrences within the premises.
  8. Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures
  9. Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  10. Call police or fire department in cases of emergency, like fire or presence of unauthorized persons within the premises
  11. Warn persons of violations and also apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary
  12. Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas/the premises
  13. Inspect as well as adjust security systems, equipment, or machinery to make sure operational use to detect evidence of tampering
  14. Respond to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and customers
  15. Answer telephone calls,  take messages, answer questions and also provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed
  16. Communication: establish and maintain effective communication between the security supervisor and the entire team at all times to ensure optimum team work
  17. Carrying out duty patrols across the work station(s)
  18. Adhere to all company service and operating standards
  19. Attend the security guards parade

Security Guards Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • The job holder should be 25 years of age and above
  • Must have KCSE Certificate with a mean grade C- minus
  • Must have a valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Holders of Firefighting Certificate, First Aid among other short courses certificate will have an added advantage.
  • Prior work experience of  at least one (1) year


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team skills
  • Must possess high integrity levels
  • Excellent communication skills and a pro-active nature.
  • Attention to Details

How to Apply

Submit application, accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications, professional qualifications, work experience, current and expected remuneration, email addresses and day telephone contacts. The applicants should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of at least three professional referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization.

Applications by qualified and suitable applicants for the position should be on or before Tuesday 30th April, 2019

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