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How stressful are security guard jobs?

I accepted a job as a security guard for the first time. It is new to me. I will be working a 4pm-Midnight shift walking around a chemical plant and watching cameras of different areas of the plant. Is this job high stress, low stress or medium? I currently work 40 hours a week in retail in a high stress environment and I am hoping this job will be less intense.

Asked By: M S - 5/14/2007
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im currently doing security working on my BA in criminal justice... and look at me i have the time to be on here, i work in a clubhouse... but before that i worked at a pharmecutical campus and that was somewhat stressful but only if you make it that way, you will basically be trying to figure out how to keep yourself... More
Answered By: Nick G - 5/14/2007
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you will be bored out of your fuxing skull. i worked loss prevention and security before becoming a cop and she security job was the most boring....
Answered By: kevw25 - 5/14/2007
 
If you really have to ask, I would say you're stressed out already.
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Answered By: CGIV76 - 5/14/2007
 
there are numerous security guard job always open.i am sure some are very stressful. the guard has no authority what so ever and that makes for a great deal of stress
Answered By: charlsyeh - 5/15/2007
 
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