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Security Officer -42 hour shifts Apply for this job

  • Location

    Cranfield

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18554

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-08-17-B877DAC7D8DE

  • Published:

    about 20 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-07-13

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

How you will make an impact as a Security Officer:

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to the site.

  • Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate.

  • Conduct external and internal security patrols.

  • 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.

  • Maintain all logbooks and records.

  • 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.

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

  • Investigate the cause of all fire alarm activations.

  • Identify opportunities for improving practices and processes.

  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures.

  • Undertake any other duties as requested by Branch Management.

Candidate Description

What you will bring to be a Security Officer:

  • Must have a valid SIA Licence.

  • Must have the right to work in the UK.

  • Must be over 18.

  • Have a five-year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus.

  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Be punctual and reliable.

  • Be smart and well presented.

  • Be willing and able to work occasional additional shifts as required

  • Business Acumen & Commercial Awareness

  • Relationship Building and Networking

  • The ability to make good judgment and come to sensible conclusions

  • Able to negotiate and deal with sensitive and confidential matters with tact and discretion,

  • A Full UK driving license with access to own vehicle is preferred, 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., 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.

Employer Description

Do you enjoy meeting and greeting people, and know you'll be part of forming the core of what our security officers offer?

Would you like to help us make the world a safer place, people protecting people?

Here at Securitas we guard and protect a variety of clients across the globe, these range from banks, retail chains, and leisure venues through to corporate offices. Our employees play an integral role in making people feel safe. Securitas is encouraging and empowering diversity & inclusion in the workplace and has been recognised with both UK SuperBrand and UK Top Employer awards for 2020/21.

Delivering the highest levels of customer service which consistently demonstrate Securitas' core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness., 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., 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