January 4, 2018

Sreekanth B

Peon Job Most Common Interview Questions Answers


Do You Intend To Be A Peon All Your Life?

Yes I do.

What Do You Believe Are The Main Responsibilities Of A Peon?

Main duties of a security officer include checking luggage and visitors to ensure no weapon or hazardous material enter into the premises, noting sign-in/out for visitors, recording IDs of all visitors, responding to security calls and conducting scheduled patrols in the assigned area.

Tell Us Do You Have Any Relevant Certification?

I am CPR and First Aid Certified.


Do You Know How To Use Computers?

Yes! I am adept at using CCTV Camera programs. I am also a good user of MS Word, Excel, Windows, Internet and email.

Explain What Are Your More Technical Skills Related To This Position?

I have been trained in setting up and monitoring surveillance equipment and I take an active part in managing this from scratch wherever I work so that I know what to expect from a certain situation.

Explain What Was Your Personal Interest In Training To Be A Peon?

Helping people has always been one of my favorite things to do ever since I was a mere child. It gives me a sense of great achievement when I know that someone is feeling secure because of a service that I am providing them. What better option did I have

How To Control Your Temper In Situations Like This?

I must admit that it was hard to control my temper at times especially when I know that someone has been wronged. Fortunately, I have been trained to deal with hectic situations rationally rather than emotionally.

How To Decide When You Need To Use Arms To Diffuse A Situation?

The answer is simple enough. No situation is worthy of using arms unless it is to save a life.

How To Manage A Particularly Daunting Problem Like A Theft Or An Act Of Vandalism?
I am trained to remain calm at all times and to get to the root of the matter. If I get the opportunity to catch the culprit, I deal with him or her as the law dictates.

Suppose A Difficult Situation You Faced And What Strategies Did You Use To Handle It?

Once I received an emergency call from the fifth floor while I was at the reception checking delegates of an important conference. Security staff was short and there was no one to attend the reception while I was gone upstairs. I responded to the situation effectively by initiating a lock down on the ground and fifth floor and updating the security sergeant regarding the situation immediately while on my way to the fifth floor.

Tell Me Have You Any Relevant Certification?

I am CPR and First Aid Certified.

Tell Me What Made You Decide That This Is The Career You Wanted To Pursue?

I never thought of wanting to be anything else since I have always been interested in and awed by security services.

Explain One Of Your Achievements?

I am proud to say that I assisted in devising an alarm system that works with body heat sensors. I was the prime source of information and feedback for this project

Suppose You Have Anger Issues? If Yes, How Do You Deal With Them?

I am not temperamental by nature but there are times when even the most docile of people lose their tempers. Especially in a setting where law enforcement is involved. It might seem a bit childish but counting from one to ten takes the edge out of my behavior like a charm.

Can You Explain How To Manage Working The Night Shift?

It is not too difficult when you are already rested during the day. I usually ask my employer to provide me with a day off in between so I can manage my sleep cycle well.

Tell Us What Core Competencies And Skills Do You Possess That Render You Worthy Of The Position?

I have acquired various security related skills via training and hands-on experience in security.

These include: surveillance setup and monitoring, metal screening, incident report writing, police dispatch cases protocol, fire extinguisher handling, parking management, and security alarms/cameras handling.

Tell Me What Would You Do If You Find Out A Colleague Is Accessing Unauthorized Files?

I would not try to stop him/her personally but I would immediately report to the higher authorities

Tell Me What Would You Do If A Hurried Visitor Resists Metal Screening While Entering The Premises?

I am committed to provide exceptional customer service, therefore, I would convince the visitor to calm down and cooperate for the sake of their own security and that of the premises. If they still do not cooperate I would not allow them to enter the premises.

Explain How Do You Manage A Particularly Daunting Problem Like A Theft Or An Act Of Vandalism?

I am trained to remain calm at all times and to get to the root of the matter. If I get the opportunity to catch the culprit, I deal with him or her as the law dictates.



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