A CCTV Supervisor in the Private Security Sector is an important job-role. He/she provides protection against threats and risks through surveillance and early warning. As threat and risks to modern living and businesses multiply, the requirement of CCTV surveillance systems and their operators is also increasing. Nowadays, most of the commercial and industrial deployments are equipped with such systems. CCTV Supervisor needs to know the basics of private security, supervision of security unit operations and spectrum of threats and risks to security and safety. CCTV Supervisors observe designated premises through CCTV systems; pick up early indications of problems pertaining to security and safety and respond appropriately by alerting various agencies. CCTV Supervisors should be well-versed with the private security operations and have basic technical aptitude. Proficiency in communication and keen observation would help in thwarting threat and risks to life, property and premises.