Gate Guard will secure the entrance gate and control traffic to and from buildings and grounds and opens gate to allow entrance or exit of employees, CDL Drivers, and authorized visitors. Ensure premises that they are assigned is safe from external threats, and that any people who venture into buildings are authorized
Checks credentials or approved roster before admitting anyone.
Issues passes at own discretion or on instructions from superiors.
Directs visitors and truckers to various parts of grounds or buildings.
Provide assistance and support to customers, visitors, and employees at the gates, ensuring that a professional and courteous manner is undertaken.
Inspects outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property or products.
May record number of trucks or other carriers entering and leaving.
May perform maintenance duties, such as mowing lawns and sweeping gate areas.
May require permits from employees for tools or materials taken from premises.
Ensure pleasant and professional demeanor as first people customers, employees, and visitors meet when they enter facility.
Ability to operate radios and telephone equipment, and console monitors.
May need to check visitors’, customers’ and employees’ bags to ensure that no unauthorized items are being taken into the building.
Monitor inward and outward traffic and ensure that it is properly streamlined.
Keep an eye out for irregular or unusual conditions, that threaten to create security concerns or safety hazards.
Contact supervisors in cases of emergencies or threats and attempt to handle situations until help arrives.
Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying prohibited items.
Notify supervisor of accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities, and create and submit correlating reports on them.
To qualify to work as a gate guard, you need to possess a high school diploma or a GED equivalent.