Security Guard Test
Find diligent, hard-working candidates who have strong moral character and ability to handle unruly individuals.
Purpose: This security guard test will help you identify people who will be diligent, hard working, reliable, come across as cordial and polite, have the strength of character to handle unruly people while getting them to cooperate without use of force, and are dependable about coming to work every day.
It also assesses if they are not likely to engage in various kinds of ethical misconduct such as rules infractions, internal theft, drug use, or inappropriate show of violence.
About this Test: This test is untimed and should take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete. It consists of 2 parts:
- A personality assessment
- A test of general cognitive aptitude (equally divided among verbal, numerical, and abstract reasoning)
Target group: Recommended for unarmed or armed security guards, corrections officers or as a supplement to law enforcement officer pre-employment testing.
Testing Process: Online personality testing provides immediate reporting. Proctoring is desirable but not required.
Options: For companies requiring armed or unarmed guard certification, you can supplement the Security Guard Test with an additional test screening for psychopathology, combined with a clinical psychologist interview and recommendation report. Please contact us for availability and pricing information.
Sample Personality Item:
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No matter how busy I am, I always take the time to do careful proofing and correct mistakes.
My job is so demanding and hectic that I rarely take the time to proof my work.
|Sample Questions for General Cognitive Aptitude Test|
Sample verbal reasoning item: House is to dwelling as car is to ____________.
Sample numerical reasoning item: Which number comes next in this series? 3 6 9 19 22 25
Sample abstract reasoning item: Which figure would come next in the series?
(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)
The Security Guard Test Evaluates:
Validity Information: Click here to view RA's Technical Manual for details about test dimension development, reliability & validity.
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