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Security Technician Apply for this job

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-05-01-D590AF3FC2FE

  • Published:

    about 18 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-17

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

  • Conduct physical site security checks.

  • Complete and submit security event reports and physical security check records.

  • Responsible for regular checking / auditing of security and emergency response equipment.

  • Physical security presence at events (as directed).

  • First line maintenance and fault finding of water industry specific security alarms (not intruder alarms).

  • First line fault finding on customer's security gates.

  • Assist with the delivery of customer's corporate security campaign.

  • Local site operator and management liaison.

  • Promotion of security throughout the customer's geographical operating area.

  • Advise and help to establish the security of the sites.

  • Assist with investigation of any breaches or possible areas where security could be breached.

  • Make recommendations to prevent further security incidents.

  • Be prepared to respond to taskings at short notice.

  • Assist with supervised access for security contractors.

  • Provide advice and guidance to customer staff (as directed).

Candidate Description

These duties and accountabilities should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive as the postholder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties within the Company, commensurate with the status of the job. The postholder may be expected to work out of hours and weekends on occasions in response to the customer's requirements.

Competencies

  • Must be able to write clear and concise in-depth reports on investigative findings

  • Very good knowledge of security procedures

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to work on own initiative

  • Remain calm under pressure

  • Good knowledge of the customer's geographical operating area

  • Possess a high level of security awareness and knowledge of terrorist threats/tactics

  • Must be computer literate

  • Undertake training requirements as the postholder will be expected to upskill/retrain to meet the contractual obligations.

  • Must be able to deliver a high level of service following the appropriate training.

  • Must be reliable and demonstrate good judgement.

  • Good attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

  • Respond positively and flexibly and be open to change., + Previous experience in a security position. + Right to work in the UK and have a five-year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment. + No current criminal convictions. + A full valid UK driving licence is required. + Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus. + Be able to work independently as well as part of a team. + Be punctual and reliable. + Have an enthusiastic proactive attitude.

Desirable Skills

  • Valid first aid at work certificate, 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

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 2019/2020

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