Bank watchman - Salary and Career
Vigilantes and Security Guards

Bank watchman - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They monitor public and private facilities and areas in order to prevent, control and combat crimes such as illicit possession of weapons and ammunition and other irregularities, watch over the safety of people, property and compliance with laws and regulations, receive and control the movement of people in areas of free and restricted access, inspect people, cargo and property, escort people and goods. They control objects and loads, guard parks and forest reserves, even fighting fires, guard prisoners. They communicate via radio or telephone and provide information to the public and competent bodies.

How much does an Bank watchman earn

A Bank watchman earns between $1.210 and $3.577 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.769 and a median salary of $1.547 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 302.150 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Bank watchman

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.769 21.227 442 8
1º Quartile 1.210 14.521 303 6
Median Salary 1.547 18.565 387 7
3º Quartile 2.728 32.733 682 13
Higher Salary 3.577 42.920 894 17

Professional job categories

  • Service workers, trade sellers in stores and markets
    • service workers
      • safety and security services workers
        • vigilantes and security guards

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Main workplaces

Vigilantes and Security Guards they are, in general, salaried employees, with a formal contract, who work in various defense and security establishments and in land, air or water transport. They can work as a team or individually, with permanent supervision, during the day, at night, in shifts or shifts. They work at great heights, confined or underground. They are subject to risk of death and work under constant pressure, exposed to noise, radiation, toxic material, dust, smoke and low temperatures.

What does it take to work in the field of Vigilantes and Security Guards

The exercise of the occupations requires a high school education, except for an airport protection agent and security guard who have elementary education as a requirement. All occupations require basic vocational training of two hundred to four hundred hours. The guards undergo mandatory training at specialized security schools, where they learn to use firearms.

Functions and activities of Bank watchman

Vigilantes and Security Guards must:

  • monitor inmates;
  • communicate;
  • welcome people;
  • control objects, loads and vehicles;
  • ensuring the safety of people and property;
  • inspect people, cargo and property;
  • caring for the safety of people and property;
  • surveillance of forest parks and reserves;
  • care for the safety of people and heritage;
  • surveillance parks and forest reserves;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • welcoming people;
  • control objects, cargo and vehicles;
  • monitor prisoners;
  • monitor parks and forest reserves;
  • care for the safety of people and property;
  • monitor the inmates;
  • receive people;
  • inspect people, cargo and assets;
  • receiving people;
  • escort people and goods;
  • monitor the prisoners;

  • Activities

    • seize illicit and irregular objects;
    • position the vehicle to protect the escort;
    • collect seeds from native trees;
    • interview crew;
    • forward people;
    • assist the elderly, disabled and other needy people;
    • preventing fires;
    • surround the premises of the workplace;
    • control access to restricted areas;
    • analyzing people's behavior;
    • search premises;
    • define the escort to be used;
    • search people;
    • avoid obstacles and obstructions on the way;
    • provide information to the public;
    • perform scans;
    • observe fires from the top of the observation tower;
    • turn on the power cabin;
    • patrol maritime areas (anchorage, evolution basin, area of maneuver and berthing);
    • fighting fires;
    • communicate with base during escort;
    • negotiate with inmates in rebellion;
    • embargo undocumented areas;
    • work as a team;
    • bring offenders to the police station;
    • find out about the nature of the goods to be transported;
    • report marine and environmental incidents;
    • rescue people injured on the road;
    • communicate through gestures and signals;
    • approach people;
    • locate the fire source using azimuth sight;
    • controlling access to restricted areas;
    • approaching people;
    • catalog the fauna and its habits;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor prisoners in all activities in the prison;
    • photograph occurrences;
    • report occurrences of irregular loads;
    • request repairs;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • prevent people from entering;
    • consult the person to be visited;
    • identify lost and found objects for return;
    • check the use of epi;
    • collect the inmates to the cells;
    • control the internal movement of people;
    • monitor areas by electronic equipment;
    • controlling access to restricted areas;
    • providing information to the public;
    • analyze correspondence of prisoners;
    • request removal of loads in inappropriate places;
    • monitor the delivery of cargo within the workplace;
    • accrediting companies, vehicles and people;
    • investigate the traces of the action of offenders in the forest;
    • inspect the state of signposts;
    • fill out incident reports (bo);
    • break up quarrels;
    • participate in fighting escapes and riots;
    • connecting lighting systems and equipment;
    • inform visitors about safety regulations;
    • organize leisure, work and religious activities;
    • receive authorities;
    • park the vehicle paying attention to escape routes;
    • demonstrate attention;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • require people not to smoke in prohibited places;
    • seize nets, machetes, weapons, traps, cages and others;
    • sharpening sickles and hoes;
    • communicate suspicions of escapes or rebellion;
    • report occurrences;
    • providing medical aid;
    • suppress predatory fishing and hunting;
    • provide first aid;
    • follow the visitor;
    • supervise traffic in the organized port area;
    • follow visitor;
    • de-energize the subway line for user protection;
    • drive offenders to the police station;
    • position the vehicle in order to protect the escort;
    • change light bulbs;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • follow court orders;
    • interview passengers;
    • evaluate destination area conditions;
    • open the cell accompanied by another agent;
    • request the presence of competent authority;
    • inquire about the number of people to be escorted;
    • inform the prisoner about his procedural situation;
    • adjust work schedule;
    • check the cargo documentation;
    • inform prisoners of rights and duties and rules;
    • call inmates;
    • connect lighting systems and equipment;
    • signal internal circulation routes of the organized port;
    • inspect luggage using x-ray equipment;
    • inspect the integrity of cargo;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • identify people;
    • clean access to water sources;
    • turn off lighting systems and equipment;
    • check the goods and cargo;
    • interact with official bodies;
    • trace the route to be followed and alternative routes;
    • search goods, cargo and luggage;
    • control vehicle access;
    • evaluate conditions of the destination area;
    • adapt route;
    • move silently through the forest to catch offenders;
    • check the cargo driver's documentation;
    • participate in the preparation of the port public security plan;
    • direct traffic in the organized port area;
    • search vehicles;
    • request transport;
    • travel the pre-established route;
    • help the fauna;

    Sectors that hire Bank watchman the most in the job market

    • surveillance and private security activities
    • valid transport activities
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - hypermarkets
    • combined building support services
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • building condominiums
    • temporary labor lease
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • hospital care activities
    • municipal and metropolitan passenger rail transport

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