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Security Agent

Job Title: Security Agent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Felixstowe
Salary: £19302
Reference: WRT-2021-01-30-0AA3270669F3
Job Published: February 24, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

Job Objectives & Responsibilities

  • Providing Maritime Security under International Ship and Port Facility Security (I.S.P.S)

  • Conduct various searches of vehicles entering the Restricted Area under I.S.P.S

  • Provide a customer friendly, reassuring, professional security presence

  • Communicate with the Port Police reporting any suspicious activity, packages or any discrepancies with either ID or searches

  • Monitor and control access to Restricted Area via Access Control Points

  • Checking and controlling the egress of HGV's leaving the Port

    Main Duties

  • Ensure access control to the Port with the use vehicle access barriers at Access Points.

  • Ensure access control to the Port with the monitoring at gatehosues of safe walkways for pedestrian access.

  • Verifying driver documentation and identification.

  • Verfying vehicle identification documentation.

  • Ensuring compliance with DfT regulations regarding vehicles searches (internal / external).

  • Ensuring compliance with DfT regulations regarding personal searches.

  • Gate 1 & 2 controlling egress of containers / trailers and ensuring accuracy of ANPR.

  • To provide a visual deterrant.

  • To liase with Port and statutory authorities (police and Border Force) as required.

Candidate Description

SIA Security licence, or door supervisor licence is essential

* *Full Driving licence is essential *(duties can sometimes include driving around the port on search duties)

  • Proven work experience as a Security officer or equivalent position

  • Experience of delivering excellent Customer Service

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Some computer experience, ability to write clear daily written reports

  • Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols

  • Experience of working as part of a team or independently

  • Have an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work act