Security guard scheduling is a key area of employee scheduling which is full of complications, conflicts and confusion. This is due to several reasons, all of which have to be taken into consideration for hassle-free and effective scheduling. Schedfox security guard scheduling software averts hitches and simplifies the process of scheduling security service personnel and field supervisors to multiple locations.
Managing shift timings
Security guards work at different sites in various shift timings. They also work on rotations. Security guard scheduling software helps the scheduling manager check out an officer's various shift timings and locations before scheduling him a new assignment. Creating work schedules for short, medium and long periods of time is also possible with the software.
Automatically generated and customized scheduling systems
The software automatically generates security guard scheduling systems for various categories of industries. The software is also useful in creating customized scheduling systems to suit specific requirements. The system has drag-and-drop features that render assigning, scheduling and revising easy.
In a manual system of scheduling, clash of timing and location can easily occur. With the help of our software, the managers can preview all work schedules prior to fixing new schedules. Making changes in the schedules and informing the concerned officers is easy with the help of the software.
With our security guard scheduling software, it is easy to monitor the time worked for security officers, receive details of their overtime work and follow their time off, leave requests, vacations, etc. This saves a lot of time that would otherwise be spent on calculating their work hours, pay and overtime dues. Efficient scheduling and monitoring will also reduce the need for officers to work overtime thus ensuring better quality of service at less expense.
Timely information and Report
Informing officers about their daily, weekly or monthly schedules is easy with the help of the software. Selection of officers is uncomplicated, as assignments and schedules of officers can be previewed and changed, and the officers can be informed of the changes within no time.
Online scheduling and management system
The officers as well as the managers who are in charge of assigning work can easily provide and access information online. Timely updates of schedules can be made available online with the help of the software. A lot of time and effort can be saved as officers can get updates of their schedules online at any given point in time. Clients can also login online to view the schedules of their security officers.
Getting the right officers
The system not only helps in tracking the schedules of the officers, it also helps in tracking the credentials, qualifications, skills and experience of the officers. This helps in scheduling the right officers with the right skills for the required posts, thus minimizing the risks and maximizing the quality of service for every posting.
In case of a no-show or a cancellation, it is easy to find a substitute and fill a position with the help of the security guard scheduling software.
Managing costs effectively
By using effective planners, minimizing overtime, avoiding under/over-staffing, sending timely information reports, managing time and locations effectively with the help of security officer scheduling software allows for assignments to be undertaken and completed cost effectively.