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Security Guard Jobs in India

As on September 29, 2022, There are 31 Security Guard Job vacancies, with salary packages in the range of INR 10,000 to 50,000 per month.

Certain elements in the society pose a great threat to life and property in India. And to counter these miscreants, there is another group who maintain constant vigil and go out of their way to preserve and protect. Yes, we’re talking about security guards. 

Previously, security was a luxury for only the elite and the vulnerable, but is now a necessity for personal and commercial purposes. Today, you can see security guards almost everywhere — colleges, banks, restaurants, pubs, clubs, residential apartments, commercial establishments etc. Security guard jobs in India have multiplied over the years; many private security firms have opened up and regularly send out security guard job alerts and security guard job notifications to enlist able candidates. 

But what else is expected from security guards apart from providing security and safety? Let’s take a look.

  • Neutralize any external or internal threat that pose a danger to people
  • Protect the people and the property from any harm or danger
  • Stay active at all times so that quick action can be taken when danger emerges
  • Keep a positive frame of mind; gentle while dealing with people but stern in a time of crisis
  • Be an effective communicator. Should be able to greet people and peers
  • Observational skills have to be above par. One must be able to spot anything odd in advance
  • Out-of-the box thinking and analytical skills must be applied to find solutions to problems
  • Writing skills so that security reports can be prepared and submitted to the employer or superior
  • Stay physically active, healthy, and mentally strong during the course of employment 

Find Latest Security Guard Job vacancies through Rocket

Applying for Security Guard Job vacancies is convenient on the Rocket portal. To ensure that you apply for the right security guard job openings that are relevant for you, we have built certain filters. These filters, once applied, can help you apply for a security guard job that suits your needs.

The filters that you can find on the left-hand side panel are as follows:

  • Interview Type (Walk-in or Scheduled)
  • Location
  • Monthly salary
  • Education
  • Work experience
  • Employment type (full-time, part-time, internship)
  • Job type (non-consultancy jobs or trusted jobs)
  • Gender
  • Company

How to apply for Security Guard Job openings online?

Here’s the process to search for security guard job vacancies in India and submit your application.

  • Register or Login to your Aasssaanjob profile
  • Search with relevant keywords. e.g. security guard jobs, security officer, bouncer etc. 
  • Click on the ‘’Filters’’ button to filter out the jobs that are not relevant
  • Select the job from the filtered list
  • Read the job requirements and make sure you are eligible for the role
  • Click 'apply'

Basic eligibility criteria & requirements to apply for a Security officer job

A security guard’s job is patrol the premises and avert danger which includes robbery, vandalism, and threat to life. If duties are not carried out by the guard or the security firm, the losses borne by the hiring party can be insurmountable. As such entities hiring a security guard or a security firm have a criteria that must be fulfilled. Here are a few.

  • The security guard on duty must have compete knowhow of law and order and the organization’s rules and regulations
  • And the reason why knowledge about law and order is favoured is because often security guards have to work with the police, testify in court, and interview witnesses
  • The security guards are trained in such a way that they have to respond to vandalism, fires, robbery etc. In short, they must be trained in the use of law enforcement tools such as handguns, batons, pepper spray, riot masks, shields, handcuffs etc. 
  • Candidate must be atleast 18 years of age
  • Potential candidates must be able to produce evidence of no criminal record. A drug test might also be required.
  • For a security guard opening, the employer might request a high school diploma or equivalent with a valid certificate or license proving that you have undergone training at a security firm in the past.
  • Depending on the nature of the security guard job, training in first aid, crowd control, patrol techniques, security ethics, law enforcement, firearm safety, disaster response might be required. Although not a prerequisite, the hiring firm can also provide the training in any of these.
  • Tests to gauge physical fitness and mental aptitude. Candidates might also be required to be in possession of a driving licence.

Get free Security Guard job alerts

Register with Rocket to get free security guard job alerts. Rocket provides free job-specific job alerts to all the subscribers. To set up security personnel job alerts, follow the steps below. 

  • Visit
  • Click on 'Create Job Alerts'
  • Fill up the form
  • Give relevant keywords such as 'security guard', 'security manager', ‘security officer’ and so on in the ‘Add Keywords’ field
  • Click 'Subscribe'

Security Guard Jobs - FAQs

1) Is a security guard job full-time or part-time?

Well, it can be both. That depends on the employer and the security firm you’re working for. For any security job opening that you see here, you can clearly see in the job description if the job is temporary or permanent in nature. Furthermore, you can use the filters to list all security guard vacancies, either full-time or part-time.

2) What is the salary of a security guard?

Again, that depends on your work experience, your position, the security firm you’re working for, the employer/organization, and the nature of your role. Salary details and more for every security job can be seen under job details.

3) How do I know if the job is genuine?

All the security guard jobs listed on this page are genuine. We verify the employer’s background and the job details before our job seeking community sees it. In fact, to give you more information about the employer we have a separate section at the end of the job description that gives a brief background about the employer.

4) What is the difference between a security guard and a security officer?

Most people use the terms interchangeably, but it isn’t so. Usually, the role of a security officer involves handling of firearms. On the other hand, security guards are unarmed. This is the reason why the former undergo orientation and training on the law enforcement equipment they use and also about law and order. In most cases, the security officer is in charge of the security guards.

5) What is the career prospect of a security guard?

It’s better than imagined. As more businesses open and expand there will always be a need for security. Many also come to the city to make a living and find jobs; these individuals are part of housing societies where security guards are needed. You can be hired by leading security firms if you have the relevant experience and a stellar record in the past. What’s more, you could be hired by businesses and organizations to enforce their security protocols in which case you’ll be put in charge of the security division, with many security guards working under you. 

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