Area Security Officer Edinburgh, United Kingdom 9.80 hourly
Area Security OfficerLocation: Edinburgh, United Kingdom | Salary: 9.80 hourly | Posted: 16 Mar 2022 | Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions | Contracted Hours: Full-time | Employee Status: Permanent | Reference: 21000341-internal
Area Security Officer
You’ll be covering various sites in and around Edinburgh Waverley
This is the security that you’ve been looking for. Join us as an Area Security Officer for stable, regular hours – no changing shift patterns, work that you can plan your life around and the opportunity to carve out a career with the biggest name in security.
You’ll be greeting staff and visitors, interacting with the general public, ensuring they follow security protocols keeping our customers and their premises secure. Patrolling the premises and dealing with any security incidents, you’ll ensure visitors and staff are in a safe environment by de-escalating situations in a firm but respectful manner. Most of our roles operate on a day shift with sociable hours (generally 08:45 to 17:15) Monday to Saturday, however some flexibility to work out of hours as and when necessary will be required. You will cover a number of different sites in your area so no two days will be the same.
It would be great if you have an SIA licence or experience in security, but if not then full training will be provided. What’s crucial is your great communication and customer service skills. All our admin is digital and paperless, so you’ll need to be tech savvy enough to use our digital devices. As this is a mobile position, you will also need to have a driving licence and your own vehicle.
We are passionate about growing our own people. All of our leadership team first started out in a security role, and many of them have worked their way up with G4S. If you have the talent and desire, then we will help you to develop your skills so that you can reach your potential with us.
Click apply to join us as an Area Security Officer for the security you’ve been looking for and a career that will take you places.
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. If you have your SIA licence, that's great - but if not, we will give you all the training you need. Plus you’ll be paid for attending!
As this is an Area Relief Officer position covering multiple sites, you will also need to have a full clean driving licence and your own transport.
We’re the world’s leading provider of security solutions so we offer lots 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.
- 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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