Becoming an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor
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Becoming an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor

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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

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