Security Guard

At M.S Security Group

  • Location - Onboard Vessel
  • Actively Recruiting
  • Department - Security Guard
  • Experience Required - Military, Security or Police
  • Salary Range - Discussed during interview


The role of a Cruise Ship Security Guard at MS Security Group is vital for ensuring the safety and security of passengers and crew aboard our vessels. Individuals in this position come from diverse backgrounds, including military, police, or private security sectors, and possess the ability to work effectively in multicultural settings. Their responsibilities include implementing ship security plans, maintaining vigilance, and being a part of the immediate response team for any incidents. With a focus on safeguarding lives and property, these guards play a crucial role in our security team, requiring them to be physically and mentally fit, capable of working in rotating shifts and holding essential qualifications such as STCW Basic safety training and PDSD.

Security Guard Job Summary
The Security Guard's (SG) role is crucial in upholding the safety and security of passengers, crew, and the ship. This role involves enforcing security protocols, performing regular patrols, promptly addressing incidents, and providing support during emergencies to guarantee a safe and secure cruise experience for everyone on board.

Key Requirements

  • Military/Police/security background.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Profound ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Proficient English language skills in both written and verbal communication.
  • Able to work in rotating shifts.
  • Strong physical fitness and excellent health condition according to the PEME and company’s policy/requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A team player with excellent communication and social skills.


  • MS Pre-embarkation SOP Training.
  • Basic Training in all modules (STCW A-VI/1-1,2,3,4)
  • Seaman’s Book / Provisional Seaman Book
  • Crowd and Crisis Management and Human Behavior (STCW A-V/2)
  • Designated Security Duties (STCW A-VI/6-2) or Ship Security Officer (STCW A-VI/5)
  • NFPS
  • Clean Criminal Record

Main Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain the Ship Security Plan, and the client’s policies.
  • Monitor the ship’s access points and perform ID identification to prevent unauthorized personnel from boarding the vessel.
  • Conduct patrols of designated areas, including public spaces, crew areas, and restricted zones, to deter and detect security breaches.
  • Provide a visible security presence to assure passengers and crew members and deter unwanted behaviors.
  • Safeguard the lives of the passengers, crew members, and the ship’s property
  • Keep a high awareness and vigilance of the vessel’s surroundings according to a designated shift schedule.

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