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  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Salary:

    £21549

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-08-14-5E026214EF9F

  • Published:

    about 3 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-09-10

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

The Role of the Security Officer is to provide a security service at the working location which is in line with the Assignment Instructions set by our client/customer in order to protect their employees, property and other assets.,

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to the site. Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate.

  • Conduct external and internal security patrols as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • Provide traffic control and apply parking restrictions as required.

  • Carry out routine tests of security equipment where appropriate.

  • Manage keys and perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • Maintain all logbooks and records

  • Issue visitor/contractor passes in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

  • Deal with lost property in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

    Health and Safety

  • To provide support, guidance and information to all staff, visitors and contractors whilst ensuring the safeguarding of the premises.

  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed at all times.

  • Ensure all walkways and emergency escape routes are always kept clear.

  • Investigate the cause of all fire alarm activations.

    Prevent Loss and Waste

  • Report instances of property at risk of being lost, stolen, damaged and/or vandalised.

  • During patrols, switch off unnecessary lights and close windows.

    Prevent and Deter Crime

  • Operate radios, pagers, clocking equipment and any other physical security equipment used on site.

  • Operate customer's 'stop and search' policies when required.

  • Carry out initial investigations and report both verbally and in writing on incidents, suspicious activities, objects and vehicles.

    Customer Service

  • Display an outstanding level of customer service.

  • Take responsibility for problems that staff and visitors may have.

  • Display the highest standard of personal presentation and smartness of uniform to maintain the image of Securitas and the customer.

  • Answer telephone calls professionally and in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

Candidate Description

  • Willing to work days, nights & weekends

  • Previous experience gained in a Corporate Security environment would be desirable

  • You will hold a current SIA Front Door License or be willing to complete the necessary training to acquire professional accreditation.

  • Applicants will possess excellent customer service skills

  • Applicants will have good communication skills, able to articulate with authority

  • You must be able to remain calm and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times

  • You will have a resilient approach to your guarding duties

  • You will be vigilant and alert, able to use caution and apply an inquisitive mindset to your duties.

  • All applicants must hold a clear 5-year checkable employment history

  • Due to the nature of our client's industry sector applicants must meet strict UK right to work criteria.

  • A basic level of PC literacy is required, able to use email and operate a two-way radio., Our values are the foundation of our operations and the corporate culture is built on these values that help to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise by creating value for customers, employees, and shareholders. They are summarized in three words: Integrity, Vigilance, and Helpfulness.

Employer Description

With our roots dating back to 1934, Securitas is one of the largest security service organizations in the world, we have around 150,000 clients, of which 150 are globally listed companies. We specialize in protecting corporate organizations, small to medium-sized businesses, and the public so a successful applicant will join an industry leader with over 370,000 employees, of which 9,500 are in the UK.

We are a company where you can develop your Security career, with access to training and the ability to gain professionally recognised qualifications so you can grow in confidence and take on more responsibility.

Leading the way for equality, we believe equality in the workplace has never been more relevant or important than it is today.

Equal opportunities, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We're creating a culture where our people are empowered to be the best they can be at home and at work, and where equality is for everyone.

Diverse talents and skills, we believe diverse organisations perform better. So, we make great use of our people's diverse talents and skills so that our clients and our local communities benefit too.

We believe in the power of a workplace that's truly inclusive. This is a Workplace where all LGBT employees are accepted without exception.

If you want to know more about why Securitas is the world's leading security group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit: www.securitas.uk.com/en-GB/

Join the Securitas Team today!