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Access Control Officer/P323/134958/4 Bridgwater £13.07

Access Control Officer/P323/134958/4

Location: Bridgwater |
Salary: £13.07 |
Posted: 26 Nov 2018 |
Closes: 26 Dec 2018 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/TP/1973778/134958

Permanent Contract

20 days leave per year + 8 days Bank Holidays

42 hours per week, 12 hour shifts, rotating through 4 on 4 off, days and nights

Job Introduction:

Our uniformed Access Control Officers are key members of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) security team.  They are tasked with enabling access for the thousands of workers employed across the HPC project by the control, issue and receipt of access control passes. 

Their primary tasks are to deliver front of house reception, administration and customer service duties to support the project and enable both site pass holders and visitors to gain access to the main HPC site.

This is primarily an administrative, customer facing, reception role with the operation of security and visitor management IT systems.  By the nature of their activities, Access Control Officers will require an SIA licence in order to effectively deliver this function.

The Access Control Officer is a duty role that is required to provide 24 hour Access Control coverage across the HPC project, therefore applicants must be prepared to work 12 hour shifts rotating through days and nights. Based at EDF Hinkley Point C Nuclear New Build, Wickmore Drove, Nr Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1UF, reporting to Access Control Supervisor

Role Responsibility:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key enabler of access to the site and associated developments
  • Front of House Reception duties – leader of customer excellence
  • Issue and receipt of Site Access Control passes to HPC workers and visitors
  • Operate and oversee various IT systems including the visitor Management and Access Control Systems
  • Operate identification systems to enable access
  • Assist contractors at HPC with access enquiries
  • Administration duties as required and support to Access Lead and Supervisor
  • Monitor and deliver service level requirements as per KPI’s


The Ideal Candidate:

Skills and Competencies:

  • Customer Focused
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communications
  • Excellent IT skills

Educational Requirements/Qualifications

  • A good standard of education in Maths, English and IT

Preferred Experience

  • Prior experience of working within a busy office environment and under pressure
  • Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of all MS Office packages

Personal Qualities

  • Highest levels of integrity, respectfulness and professionalism required at all times.
  • Open, trusting and in the spirit of mutual support, especially when dealing with conflicts of interests.
  • An engaging and proactive ‘can do’ attitude where successes and failures are shared.
  • Doing what we say we are going to do and only committing to what can be done.
  • Listen and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to plan ahead as far as possible and share intelligence to prevent surprises. 

Specific Occupational Requirements

  • SIA Licence
  • Ability to pass and hold National Security Clearance Vetting

About the Company:

G4S is the world's leading provider of security solutions, with operations in over 100 countries Worldwide. G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Limited is one of the largest Business units in the G4S Group and the largest Security Services Company in the UK, with an annual turnover of approximately £440m and employing 20,000 people.  Our success depends on the commitment of our employees to providing excellent customer service to all internal as well as external customers.

G4S is a global company with a diverse employee team and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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