Security Guard

Full Time
EXPIRES 05 Aug, 2022

Job Location

Prashad Nagar, Georgetown, Guyana


Georgetown International Academy is inviting applications for the position of Security Officer. The Security Guard provides security for the staff members, faculty, students, buildings and property through CCTV monitoring and patrol of school building(s) and building perimeters, to prevent unauthorized visitors or property damage and to provide for general building security. 

Reports to: Security Supervisor



  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a security officer

  • Minimum of 4 CSEC passes inclusive of Mathematics and English

  • Knowledge of security measures and safety procedures.

  • Knowledge of crowd control procedures.

  • Knowledge of report writing.

  • Knowledge of operation of a two-way radio system and radio communication procedures

  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills sufficient to deal with normal and possible confrontational situations. 

  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

  • Ability to stay calm and react appropriately in unusual or emergency situations.

  • Ability to diffuse situations calmly and with authority.

  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality of campus and student issues. 

  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with students and the general public.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.

  • Ability to perform evening, weekend, and holiday security services. 

  • Basic computer skills (email, Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Spreadsheets, etc.)


  • Patrol the school campus and areas around the school including unsupervised areas.

  • Help supervise arrival and dismissal of students as well as lunch periods.

  • Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school. 

  • Assist in handling emergencies or disruptive situations.

  • Assist visitors with directions and secure proper identification. Intercept unauthorized visitors and escort them to exits.

  • Report any discipline infractions, unauthorized visitors, and acts of vandalism to the supervisor.

  • Participate in appropriate training and workshop programs. 

  • Patrol and monitor the  school campus at night, on weekends and holidays to provide security and protection to students, staff members, equipment and property.

  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports.

  • Inspect and monitor the security of doors, windows and gates; and test for proper operation as necessary; detect and report fire and safety hazards; and respond to fire and burglar alarms.


Apply now

Please address your resume to the Human Resources Officer, Georgetown International Academy, 9-10 Delhi Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown and submit it along with a recent police clearance and two professional references to with the subject Security Guard, no later than July 13, 2022.

Screening will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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Georgetown International Academy Inc.


Established in 1971, our school was founded to provide an American based education in Guyana to serve U.S. embassy families. We grew to serve other local diplomatic as well as multinational business communities. As the only U.S. accredited educational institution in the country, we look within and beyond Guyana in order to benchmark our programs, faculty, facilities, and results against the finest international schools in the region. Situated on a secure campus located in the Prashad Nagar neighborhood of Georgetown, we offer the most robust academic and extracurricular programs of any school in the country.
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