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Security Officer

Job Title: Security Officer
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £17680 - £18512
Reference: SDX/TP/549/61782
Job Published: February 27, 2021 11:53

Job Description

Job Description

  • Monitoring of CCTV, Access Control and other protective systems, and act as a first line response to activations & incidents or fault reporting

  • To log and transfer calls, relay messages and provide guidance and advice to visitors, clients, contractors and staff

  • Control of the key press and issuing of keys

  • Compile accurate incident reports where appropriate and requested

  • To carry out regular patrols throughout the shift

  • Ensuring buildings, valuables or people are safe and secure

  • Supervising the door for a large organization

  • Allocating visitor car parking spaces

  • Health and Safety and Evacuation procedures

  • Driving vehicles as and when required

  • Ad-hoc support for our security operations, To present a smart, calm and courteous response to reception and general enquiries

    Ensure the property is safe and secure through managing access control

    Carry out routine patrols on foot and monitor CCTV to ensure safety of the property and its users

    Ensure general tidiness of reception and site

    Obtain a good working knowledge of the buildings on site

    Liaise with and assist the Facilities Technician/Accommodation staff as required

    Accurately record and maintain customer information/database

    Deal with arrivals and departures of students

    Control and distribution of keys

    Issue parcels/mail as per company procedures

    Answer telephone enquiries/take messages

    Maintain resident, staff and client confidentiality at al times

    Act as first aid point (after training)

    Respond to emergency situations and fire alarms, as well as liaise with emergency services as required

    Attend to all incidents and occurrence as required. Where appropriate, works to and complies with "lone workers" standards of operation

    Adhere to health & safety procedures and record any "near misses" appropriately

Candidate Description


  • Ability to interact with employees, contractors, consultants, visitors, and management as well as local police and fire authorities

  • A full current driving licence

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent awareness skills

  • Experience in working in a similar role

  • A SIA Licence - Manned Guarding Licence, SIA Licence holder - CCTV


  • Knowledge of security techniques

  • Knowledge of site and local emergency procedures, Be able to react positively to requests for assistance including critical and urgent issues with or without input from others. Be able to prioritise requests for assistance in order to maintain a safe, sound and secure environment.

    Must be a team work

    Effective communicator

    Compliance to Sodexo policies and procedures

    Current SIA Licence is essential

    Driving Licence is essential

Employer Description

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland). In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.