Description : POSITION SUMMARY
The Security Guard is responsible for the control of entry to the ship during Gangway Operations and the
screening process as described in the Security Manual in SQM. Actual times to be detailed by ships
The Security Guard will patrol the ship during the night time hours and implement the Masterâ€™s Rules
and Regulations. He / she is under the supervision of the Watch keeping Officer while acting as a
Response Guard or while on the ship's safety rounds. The Chief Officer Safety and / or Security
Officer / Deputy Security Officer and Security Supervisor will be on call to assist him / her should an
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with companyâ€™s
Gold Anchor standards, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, environmental, and safety policies.
Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various service venues and
throughout the ship.
1.In accordance with cruise line's philosophy of Anchored in 1. Excellence , each
employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists of
physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and / or in the presence of
guest contact and crew areas.
2. He / She shall complete the familiarization form of Chapter 2 according to the established procedures.
3. The Security Guard shall have an understanding of the Safety and Quality Management Program
including responsibilities related to the Emergency Plan and Station Bill. An excellent understanding
of the Master's Rules and Regulations and the Companyâ€™s Policy and a thorough knowledge of the
Security manual are essential for this position.
4. The Security Guards working hours should be adjusted as appropriate to the ship's routine. He / She
shall monitor the day / night security and prepare a log of activities during the night time hours for
presentation to the Security Officer. The Security Officer will produce a Night Report from this log
for presentation to prescribed ship's management.
5.The Security Guard shall be familiar with all duties regarding the safety rounds 5. and the gangway
security. (See Security Manual for specific instructions.)
6. The Security Supervisor shall, through his / her observations, preserve the safety of the vessel,
passengers, and the crew.
7. During Safety Rounds the Security Guard shall always be alert and follow the designated procedures.
He / She may be the first person to arrive at the scene of an incident or a fire, and will have to assess a
situation and act accordingly until help arrives.
8. The situation will dictate any action taken by the Security Guard. In the case of a fire alarm, the
Security Guard will respond immediately to the location of the alarm. He / She will then be
responsible for making quick decisions based on previous instructions and experience.
9. The Security Guard shall immediately inform the Duty Officer on the Bridge and any other
concerned Officer of any incident which has occurred.
10. The Security Guard shall always be alert to take emergency action with any situation. The Security
Guard shall be familiar on the use and the location of all safety related equipment as outlined on the
familiarization form of Chapter 2.
11. If an "Alpha Alpha Alpha" occurs, the Security Guard shall follow the established procedures as
described in the appendices.
12. The Security Guard is otherwise instructed to be an additional spotter around the vessel for any type
of problems, being passenger, crew or ship related. The Security Guard shall report immediately any
unusual incidents or situations. He / She shall also report if any abuse of ship's property or abuse of
Shipboard regulations takes place.
13. He / She shall be familiar with the procedures of solving passenger complaints.
14. Security Guards shall conduct frequent security inspections on the crew quarters during his / her duty
15. The Security Guards shall attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related
activities as required Perform related duties as required.
16. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by
the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform
any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.
Requirements : UALIFICATIONS
Minimum hiring, language and physical requirements to perform the job.
Hiring Requirements :
1.Candidates are required to have four (4) years experience in at least one of the following areas; Army
Maritime / Aviation / Police or Hotel Security environment. The Security Guard should have
experience in physical security with special emphasis on access control, security screening methods,
security screening equipment operation and training ability (x-ray, metal detector,
explosives / narcotics detection).
2.The Security Guard must have the ability to operate in a multinational environment.
3.Organizational skills combined with literacy and basic knowledge of computers is preferred for this
Language Requirements :
1.Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests.
2.Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This
includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively
present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers.
3.Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German or any
other language is preferred.
Physical Requirements :
use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The
employee must occasionally / frequently / continually lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures
and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are
required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of
lifeboats. Ability to lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.