Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor

Monitors security alarms and surveillance equipment, and contacts supervisors, police or fire brigades if security is breached or fire is detected. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $53,398
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 300

What does an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor do?

  • patrolling property and checking doors, windows and gates for unauthorised entry
  • watching for irregularities such as fire hazards, malfunctions of machines and equipment, lights left on, leaking water pipes and unlocked security doors
  • issuing security passes to authorised visitors and giving directions
  • monitoring alarms and contacting supervisors, police and fire brigades by radio or phone if security is breached or fire is detected

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Security Operations
Certificate III in Security Operations