Armed response near me is an often-searched term when people look for armed response companies.

The reason is that people want their armed response company to be near enough to them so that they can respond to an emergency very quickly.

Armed response is an emergency service. People call on their armed response when they need quick reaction and fast action. Armed response companies that take too long to respond will not remain in business for long.

Armed response services are part of security guard services and all armed responders work for security companies.

Service provided by security companies:

  • Consulting
  • Monitoring services
  • Response services
  • Technical services
  • Monitoring
  • Alarm
  • CCTV
  • Call centres
  • Retail Monitoring
  • Response
  • Armed
  • Tactical
  • EMS
  • Technical
  • Alarm installations
  • CCTV installations
  • Maintenance
  • Repairs
Armed response near me. Security guard training

If you want to apply for an armed response vacancy, you can learn much from this example of a job advertisement for an armed response officer:

Example of an advertisement for an Armed Response Officer

This gives an indication of the level of knowledge you can expect from an armed response officer

Basic salary and Provident Fund

One of SA’s leading security brands has exciting new vacancies for energetic and enthusiastic Response Officers. Great growth and learning opportunities.

The aim of a Response Officer is to respond to all different signals forwarded from the Monitoring Center and to ensure response times are followed as stipulated in standard operating procedure protocols

Armed response officer job description:

  • Ensure quick response to clients’ emergency calls
  • Ensure visibility at standoff points and during area patrols
  • Ensure client’s complaints are handled efficiently
  • Ensure that the disciplinary code is adhered to at all times
  • Ensure the safety of clients by checking premises thoroughly
  • A high standard of service must be upheld
  • Have expert knowledge about all facets pertaining to your position
  • Attend all meetings and training sessions
  • Keep your vehicle neat and tidy at all times
  • Assist with any problems or complaints
  • Give full feedback to clients where necessary
  • Officers are required to submit comprehensive reports and feedback as requested from time to time
  • Conduct daily parade and comply with Standing Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Complete daily/weekly checklist
  • Officers must stand off at delegated places during peak hours
  • During off-peak times the area must be patrolled
  • Help all residents by advising and assigning possible security risks
  • Follow up with clients after serious incidences and offer assistance
  • Pay special attention to all calls
  • Perform a public relations service and introduction calls to new clients

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • MATRIC is compulsory.
  • Grade C security guard classification
  • PSIRA registered
  • Armed Response / Reaction Training certificate.
  • Driver’s Licence older than 2 years.
  • South African ID.
  • Proof of firearms training for business use.
  • SAPS competency Certificate.
  • Tax No.
  • Set of fingerprints

This is a short explanation of armed response services and should tell you why there are always an armed response service near me..