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Area Security Officer Edinburgh, United Kingdom 9.00 hourly

Area Security Officer

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom |
Salary: 9.00 hourly |
Posted: 30 Mar 2020 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 19000125-internal

Job Introduction

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Security Officer to join the G4S Secure Solutions (UK) team. As a Security Officer you would be a member of the security team responsible for securing our customers' premises. You would be conducting foot or vehicle patrols, controlling access at points of entry, securing equipment and people, responding to emergency situations and helping to identify and prevent criminal activity.

Role Responsibility

• To be an ambassador for the company
• Present for work at the designated time
• Follow on site security requirements including internal and external patrols
• Monitoring CCTV for access control
• Searching for any vehicles and persons on site.
• Report any security events in the on-site log
• Deal with emergency situations including initial alert and evacuations
• Support emergency services
• Complete the onsite paperwork in a clear format
• Liaise with G4S management and the National Call Centre regarding any security issues or problems

The Ideal Candidate


5 year checkable work history
Excellent communication including both written and verbal
Experience working in a customer service environment
SIA Licence would be an advantage but full training can be offered


Reliable, conscientious with an eye for detail
Enthusiastic and flexible approach
Capable of working independently and as part of a team

We achieve this through INNOVATION AND TEAMWORK


G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. We operate in over 90 countries. We have a truly global business with large established market positions in developed markets and outstanding positions in fast growing emerging markets. G4S has a unique global footprint, employing more than 570,000 people world-wide, and are the largest security solutions provider in the world.

In the current situation surrounding Coronavirus, the safety and security we provide to our customers, their premises and our staff continues to be our priority. We are taking steps to ensure our selection and onboarding processes can continue during this time in the safest way possible. Unfortunately, this does mean we are currently unable to offer the opportunity to put you through the training course required to obtain your SIA licence, therefore we can only consider applications from licenced candidates at this time. 

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