Profession street warden

Street wardens patrol designated areas to ensure a sense of security with the public, and provide general support. They monitor suspicious behaviour and cooperate with the police and other local institutions to maintain the community's safety and well-being, and enforce law and issue penalties when necessary.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Realistic / Social
  • Social / Enterprising
  • Conventional / Realistic

Skills

  • Respond to enquiries

    Respond to enquiries and requests for information from other organisations and members of the public.

  • Use different communication channels

    Use various types of communication channels such as verbal, handwritten, digital and telephonic communication with the aim of constructing and sharing information and ideas.

  • Patrol areas

    Patrol a designated area, watch out for and respond to suspicious and dangerous situations, and communicating with emergency response organisations.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Comply with legal regulations

    Ensure you are properly informed of the legal regulations that govern a specific activity and adhere to its rules, policies and laws.

  • Handle conflicts

    Mediate in conflicts and tense situations by acting between parties, such as service users, important others like families, and institutions, striving to effect an agreement, reconciliate, and resolve problems.

  • Assist emergency services

    Assist the police and emergency services where needed.

  • Instruct public

    Give instructions to the public during situations where they behave in a manner which is not compliant with laws and regulations, or to guide them during abnormal situations.

Optional knowledge and skills

hear witness accounts conduct drug abuse tests issue fines practice vigilance comply with the principles of self-defence write work-related reports apply knowledge of human behaviour apply first response react calmly in stressful situations detain offenders legal use-of-force check official documents regulate traffic perform risk analysis identify security threats follow given instructions first response maintain order at scenes of accidents ensure law application road traffic laws law enforcement