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Area Security Officer Edinburgh, United Kingdom 9.50 hourly

Area Security Officer

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom |
Salary: 9.50 hourly |
Posted: 23 Sep 2021 |
Closes: 23 Oct 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210000DR

Role Overview

 

As an Area Security Officer at G4S, you are more than a Security Guard. You’ll be a key part of our team covering a range of sites within your area you will ensure the safety of our customer's staff, their buildings, and assets, whilst providing excellent customer service with a smile. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service in a safe and secure environment.

 

It’s a varied role where you will get to see a range of different sites and customers - the role will include greeting staff and visitors and ensuring they adhere to the required security protocols, conducting searches where required, patrolling the premises, and dealing with security incidents. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you could look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities.


The Ideal Candidate

 

You will need to be a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times. A good IT knowledge is also key, You must be flexible and available to work on a varied shift pattern which will include days, nights and weekends. It would be a benefit to have some security experience and your SIA licence, however, it’s not essential, as we provide full SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence training.

 

As this is a mobile position, a full clean driving licence and your own transport are essential as you will be required to cover various sites in Edinburgh City, Macmerry and Melville Gate.

 

Join G4S and you can also enjoy real career progression with a large international company - as the world’s leading provider of security solutions, we offer loads of training and support. You’ll be in safe hands from our induction and on-site training to regular reviews and welfare checks with our managers.

 

Benefits

  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year, 8 of these will be in lieu of bank holidays (worked or not worked)

  • Workplace Pension Scheme

  • Great 4 Savings Employee Discount Scheme

  • Progression, training and development opportunities

 

As this is a security role we’re required by law to ask a number of screening questions. You’ll only have to do this once to be eligible to apply for G4S and our wide range of security roles so we’ve made this as quick as possible.

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