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Licensed Security Officer - 60 hours Contracted Apply for this job

  • Location

    North Hykeham

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £29000

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-07-18-30D354FA7E46

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-19

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

Do you have what it takes to be an Licensed Security Officer with Securitas?, The Role of 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.

Although demanding, a Security Officer role with Securitas will allow you to demonstrate your exemplary customer service skills as you engage with customers, clients and visitors throughout each shift, whilst remaining alert to security issues and keeping everyone safe.

The main duties and responsibilities are as follows: -

Protection of Property and Premises

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to 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.

  • Ensure any equipment provided by the customer and Securitas is managed in accordance with procedures detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • Maintain all logbooks and records as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • 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 safeguarding of the premises.

  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed at all times. Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices to supervisor/manager. Report and record all accidents in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

  • 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

  • Must be working towards acquiring a valid SIA Licence.

  • Must have the right to work in the UK

  • Have a five year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment, self-employment or full and part-time education during that period.

  • No current criminal convictions.

    Our team need to be immaculately turned out, polite and proactive when engaging with customers to ensure a complete customer experience is provided.,

  • Security experience

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Basic knowledge of computers, 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!