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Sunday October 22nd 2017

Security guard earning $1600/month complaining about the way he is being treated

How to complaint??! I also have bad experience with Xxx Company.

They are still holding on and refuse to cancel the notification of mine.Very fustrated…

We as a security officer earn peanuts yet the company does this to me – 12 hrs x 6 days with an hour of break.

Each 12-hour shift is further sub-divided into one-hour blocks, with 11 hours of work and a one-hour meal break. The 11 one-hour blocks form a rotating roster, with five guards put on one of five tasks hourly: manning the main guard post, guarding the basement entrance of the clubhouse, operating the carpark barrier, watching CCTV cameras and patrolling the grounds.

It’s a pretty boring job, 95% of which is downtime. If you can entertain yourself on the clock it’s a breezy paycheck.

Keeping occupied should be easy in the modern era of smartphones.

Yet I got a miserable pay of $1.6k. Morning eat roti $0.90. Afternoon eat been hoon $1.20. Dinner eat chicken rice $3.00. There goes $1.6k. Ridiculous and pathetic…

Anyway I only request to be removed  from the company since I have already found a better offer in the security industry. Yet was given a stern lecture and a shouting on the phone.

Do I deserve such a treatment?! Anyway, security industry people are shallow-minded. When one doesn’t benefit the other, you will remain worth-less.

We don’t deserve such  treatment. We don’t felt appreciated by fellow mates. Restrictions of working 26 days . No time-off, leave not approve .Take MC kena shout at. Every time Sops.

Knowing that being a security guard is regarded as the lowest and most contemptible job a person can have.

Comments that I have heard include things like “security guards are losers who can’t get a real job.”

One person informed me that security guards are often “stupid, fat, ugly, lonely people who would otherwise be unemployed and homeless, but lucked into this boring, low paying, unskilled job.

Moreover, people tend to look upon security officer as the ” lowliest ” job.

Everything is yes sir yes sir and 3 black fool. Treat security guards like no respect. Permanent employee doesn’t mean have permanent site. At the end of the day I don’t own a living from any one. Nothing to sing about…


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4 Responses to “Security guard earning $1600/month complaining about the way he is being treated”

  1. vwa says:

    Which security agency or managing agent(or in-house) company r u referring to ? Go the the grade A security agency. Don’t go for the black-listed ones listed in spf security agency website. Not ez to be a security guard nowadays especially due to slow economy. Companies r cutting costs many r not spared. Wish tis ‘Security’ uncle (or auntie) find a better one.

  2. YCS says:

    The government should have ban the CCTV. They are making security guards redundant.

  3. Colin says:

    Greetings, Writer for this article.

    Hi, am unsure if Your goodself is the writer of several other articles (that i have read) that is related to the security industry and also aiming to write a book. You seem to have been thru quite alot. Believe that with Your experience and thoughts, You wish to improve the industry in some way. Pls write to me so we could catch up.


  4. ari says:

    I am writing this for information. There are some agency ,using their security office ,for 24hrs.They are sending to other places for duties.Morning one place and night to other places.Please check .

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