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Retail Security Officer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £11

  • Job ref:

    col-narrow-, 2115386

  • Published:

    about 15 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-05

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

Hi, we're Securitas, we guard and protect things, right now somewhere around the world someone's most important assets are being monitored and protected by our Security Teams. From maintaining a safe environment for fans at Wembley Stadium or monitoring CCTV for savers cash at a global Bank, through to guarding the real estate and construction workforce for one of the UK's largest Rail infrastructure projects, our Security Officers play an integral role in making people feel safe.,

  • Reporting to the store manager for any problems.

  • Recording and documenting events and tasks throughout your day.

  • Providing directions around the store

  • You will play a vital security role in protecting the store and deterring theft and crime.

  • You will be required to securely guard the store, property, merchandise and visiting customers and employees.

  • You will also be required to carry out walking patrols across two floors as well as static guarding at the front of the store.

  • You will always remain alert and vigilant to detect and deter any suspicious or threatening activity.

  • As a Security Officer, you will retain full control of any threatening behaviour until the arrival of the Police or other external agency.

  • You will be responsible for queue line control and COVID-19 marshalling to ensure a safe level of social distancing is maintained for customers in-store.

Candidate Description

  • Previous experience gained in a Retail 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 have good communication skills, able to articulate with authority

  • Applicants will possess excellent customer service skills

  • 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

  • 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.

Securitas is encouraging and empowering Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace and has been recognised with both UK SuperBrand and UK Top Employer awards for 2019. 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