Security, Guarding and Rescue
Work in the security, guarding, and rescue field is not suitable for everyone, as it puts professionals in complex situations that could endanger their lives and the lives of those around them. Dealing with such situations requires composure, the ability to function under stress, mental strength, and sometimes even high physical skills. Yet, despite the difficulty and challenge inherent in these professions, many feel satisfaction and self-fulfillment due to the opportunity to help humans and animals.
To engage in security, guarding, and rescue roles, appropriate training is often required. Sometimes a transition of security classification and a firearms license is required. The lifeguard, for example, must take a lifeguard course, be proficient in swimming, know how to perform resuscitation operations, and provide first aid if necessary. Firefighters, policemen, and wardens, on the other hand, are required to pass government exams to be admitted to special training courses, and only those who pass them will be able to integrate into these professions.
Security inspector, selector
The job of a security inspector is to prevent disturbances and to handle dangerous security incidents if they happen, God forbid. Security inspectors are often needed to secure parking lots and various public or government buildings such as shopping centers, office buildings, educational institutions or branches of social security, municipalities, train stations, and even the Airport. As part of their job, they check the trunks of vehicles entering the parking lots as well as the bags and personal belongings of those who enter the building to prevent the intrusion of weapons and other objects that could pose a danger to others.
Working in a security check usually requires physical fitness, a strong character, and good interpersonal skills. Also, many employers condition admission to work by passing a security tester course, holding a firearms license, or military service at one level or another of training. In addition, even jobs are considered "preferred work" for discharged soldiers. Finally, it is essential to note that sometimes security checkers may be required to work night shifts or on weekends and holidays, depending on the hours of operation of the building being secured.
Investigator, private investigator
The role of an investigator is to strive to reveal the truth by gathering information by various means: gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses and experts, using advanced technologies, and more. Private investigators are needed for a wide variety of investigative work ranging from insurance investigations and business espionage to monitoring unfaithful spouses and checking the credibility of employees. In the police, for example, investigators can specialize in security, criminal, or youth investigations. Private investigators who are interested can offer detective and investigation services as freelancers.
It is an interesting and challenging profession, which requires improvisation ability, willingness to work in the "field," a developed sense of justice, self-motivation, and the like. So how is a researcher hired? First, it is essential to note that to engage in investigations, one must hold an investigator license from the Department of Justice, so this is a requirement for admission to many positions. Second, other standard requirements are driver's license and vehicle.
The job of a firefighter is to prevent bodily injury or property damage that may be caused because of a fire, natural disaster, or such and such accidents. In addition to firefighting, firefighters are involved in rescue, rescue, assistance in road accidents, handling hazardous materials, securing multi-participant incidents, and more. This challenging job involves risk to the body and mind, so it will be especially suitable for brave people with excellent physical fitness, composure, and the ability to function in stressful situations and manipulate complex situations in real-time.
People who wish to become firefighters must apply to the Fire and Rescue Authority, for which basic requirements that may change from time to time must be met. Currently, applying for a firefighter position is open to people at least 18 years old, with good health and education at the level of at least 12 years of schooling, and a valid driver's license. In addition, it is essential to note that the application is conditional on receiving a security classification. Those who meet the threshold conditions will be able to continue to the screening and diagnostics stage and try to be accepted for the coveted position.
Security guard, guard, ranger
Security guards, guards, and patrols are needed wherever there is a lively movement of people. They are responsible for preventing dangerous security incidents through ongoing monitoring of the behavior of those staying in the compound. Due to this, their role includes security checks of the people who enter the compound, patrol, and watching security cameras. If God forbid an unusual event occurs, his job is to manipulate the situation to minimize the damage and call-in relevant parties such as the fire brigade, ambulance, or police. Guards can find work in schools, public institutions, office buildings, malls, factories, high-tech companies, security companies, and more.
Admission requirements for guard and security positions vary from employer to employer. Some jobs require a type A or B security certificate, some require a weapons license or a willingness to take a weapons course, and some require combat or commanding military past. If so, it is essential to read the job advertisement carefully and not waste your time sending resumes to jobs that are not right for you. It is also worth considering that this is a shift job, and sometimes there is a requirement to work at nights, weekends, and holidays.
Security hotline, security guard in charge
A security center is usually needed to work in the control centers of protection and security companies or in operational centers. Its role is to monitor what is happening in the places it secures and maintains them. He does this by watching what is happening on security cameras, identifying situations or suspicious people, and sending crews who patrol the area to the scene. In addition, security centers deal with telephone answering for private and business customers and sometimes also with the management of the security system of the place.
Employers are looking for a security guard who has undergone a security course, has relevant employment or military past who functions excellently under pressure, and knows how to stay calm in complex situations. However, it is essential to note that the conditions of admission may vary from one position to another, so for the most accurate information, you should read the job ad. In addition, since most security centers work 24/7, sometimes the job requires a security center to work at night, on weekends, and on holidays.
The role of a lifeguard is to maintain the safety of bathers at beaches and swimming pools. He must ensure that they behave in accordance with the safety rules, warn them of dangers, and save bathers from drowning in extreme cases. Due to this, the lifeguard must be qualified to rescue and provide first aid, i.e., to hold appropriate certificates. In addition, due to the physical nature of the work and due to the much responsibility that rests on the shoulders of the rescuer, integration in this profession also requires good health, physical fitness, responsibility, assertiveness, ability to function in stressful situations, and speed of response.
Lifeguards are often needed to work on beaches, municipal swimming pools, hotels, sports centers, and various attractions that take place in a water environment. Since these are leisure and recreation facilities, some lifeguards are asked to work on weekends and holidays, which is a matter to be considered.
A prison guard is responsible for maintaining order and quiet routine in prison and accompanying and keeping prisoners outside while traveling to courts and medical centers. His role requires him to demonstrate assertiveness, composure, and mental strength and, on the other hand, to be conciliatory, reassuring, and supportive.
A person who wants to work as a prisoner, submit applications to the Prison Service and pass a series of different screenings, psycho-technical tests, personality tests, reliability tests, an interview with a psychologist, simulations, physical fitness tests, and more. Coordinated candidates will be recruited to the Prisons Service upon purchase and to standards that are vacated from time to time. When recruited, they will be absorbed as civil servants and simultaneously play a challenging and satisfying role.
The role of the inspector, as his name is - is to monitor what is happening in his area of supervision, whether it is a nature reserve, city streets, a factory, and the like. He must ensure that the day-to-day management of the place is carried out in accordance with established regulations and procedures. These register reports violate them and report this to the relevant parties.
Admission requirements vary from position to position and from one area of supervision to another, meaning that the position of municipal inspector will have different requirements than the position of a veterinary inspector or environmental inspector. However, it can be said that in most cases, the most prominent requirements are education at least twelve years of schooling, passing appropriate training and courses, driving or motorcycle license, mastering foreign languages, assertiveness, responsibility, mastery of computer applications, and lack of criminal record.
A security officer is a person who is responsible for the security system of the place where he works. For this reason, he must supervise the work of the guards and security guards, prevent incidents that could harm those who are at the scene, and deal with exceptional security incidents if these happen, God forbid. As part of his job, he will conduct patrols, monitor what is happening in the compound using security cameras, writes safety and security procedures, and even interview new employees to ensure their reliability and suitability for positions that require high-security classification.
People who want to be accepted for the position of chief of staff will be happy to find that security officers are needed almost everywhere: educational institutions, shops, commercial centers, factories, private, public, or government office buildings, hotels, and more. Therefore, admission to security officer positions is usually conditional on relevant employment or military experience or passing a security officer course and is especially suitable for severe and responsible people who can work even at less convenient hours, on weekends and holidays.
The role of a police officer is to enforce the law, protect the public from harm to their bodies, property, or rights, and assist people in immediate danger or distress. In addition, it is his responsibility to restore order when incidents of the disorder occur and to do so in accordance with the law and police procedures while respecting the person and his fundamental rights.
Recruitment to the police is conditional on meeting some threshold conditions that may change from time to time, so it is always advisable to keep up to date on the Israel Police website. As of this writing, the candidate must have the citizenship of the country the officer is serving, complete 12 years of study, military, national or civilian service. The candidate must also be medically qualified and successfully undergo an internal screening process by the police. Candidates who meet the threshold conditions will also have to meet the specific requirements of the position he is interested in.