Elementary security occupations n.e.c.


Average Annual Pay

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2017


Average Weekly Hours

Annual Survey of Hours and Earning 2015


Unemployment Rate

Labour Force Survey 2018

Future employment projections (Working Futures UK)


Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary security occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 924: Elementary Security Occupations.


There are no formal academic entry requirements. For some vacancies a current and clean driving licence is required and entrants may have to pass a medical examination. Off- and on-the-job training may be provided.

Typical tasks

  • serves summonses and, on court authority, takes possession of goods to the value of outstanding debt;
  • accepts payment on behalf of court and issues receipts;
  • ejects persons in illegal occupation of premises;
  • watches for illegal fishing or attempted smuggling;
  • deals with any security difficulties in art galleries and museums, clubs, public houses, employers’ establishments and other buildings;
  • receives clothing, luggage and other articles, collects fee and issues ticket and returns item to deposit or on presentation of receipt;
  • operates push-button or hand controls to raise and lower lifts to required floor and ensures safety of goods and passengers carried in lift.

Common job titles

Operator, lift
Matron (police, prison service)
Attendant, cloakroom
Warden (museum)
Attendant, door
Bearer, mace
Officer, enforcement
Attendant, room, cloak
Clerk, cloakroom
Assistant, gallery, art
Searcher (manufacturing)
Attendant, lighting
Attendant, studio
Man, possession
Server, process
Officer, enforcement, court
Officer, sheriff
Warden (manufacturing)
Attendant, room, locker
Assistant, lighting, street
Foreman, lighting
Warder, yeoman
Attendant, car (airport)
Attendant, lamp (railways)
Clerk, luggage, left
Attendant (museum)
Attendant, room, waiting
Houseman (museum)
Attendant, mayor's
Attendant, museum
Witness (debt collection)
Attendant, room, luggage
Worker, lift
Lampman, signal
Warden (tourism)
Boy, door (hotels, catering, public houses)
Attendant, light
Bailiff, auctioneer's
Warden, garage
Operative, lighting, public
Warden (schools)
Warder (museum)
Attendant, services, visitor
Bailiff, court
Greeter (security services)
Keeper, floor (Bank of England)
Messenger at arms
Winder, clock
Bailiff, certificated
Bailiff, rent
Liftman, service
Officer, alarm, community
Agent, legal
Receptionist, door
Attendant (art gallery)
Attendant, luggage, left
Attendant, school
Attendant, property, lost
Jockey, car
Receptionist, security
Attendant, lift
Supervisor, door
Usher, court
Officer, warrant (county court)
Attendant, lamp

Education background

Destination of Leavers survey, supplied by the Higher Education Statistics.