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Area Security Officer Truro, United Kingdom 9.80 hourly

Area Security Officer

Location: Truro, United Kingdom |
Salary: 9.80 hourly |
Posted: 2 Dec 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210001GJ-internal


Our way of life is not how it used to be. To get life moving again, our country needs people to help everyone feel safe and secure in getting back to their everyday lives. Join us as an Area Security Officer based in Truro (covering locations including but not limited to Penzance, St Austell, Newquay, Bodmin, and Redruth) to help secure that normal life for the nation and a stable career for yourself with the market leader in security. 


We help to secure all aspects of working life. Join us and in this role you will be working with the public service sector, protecting both the staff working on the premises and also the customers entering the buildings. Our work has never been more vital and we need you to help make it happen. 


As things keep developing, every day will be different. But you’ll be able to provide a consistent service, with day-to-day responsibilities such as:


  • Presenting at all times a smart, alert, visible, and commanding security presence

  • Access control and securing customer premises

  • Reporting any security events and dealing with emergency situations, including initial alerts and evacuations in accordance with site procedures.


You’ll be responsible for keeping everyone safe, providing customer service with a smile, and managing visitors, car parking, and any incidents. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you must be a friendly face who enjoys helping the public and being on your feet all day. In return, you can 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 will work shifts between Monday to Saturday within the hours of 0830-1715 or 0600-1800, however, flexibility to work evenings and weekends as and when is required. 


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 an Area Relief Officer position covering multiple sites, you will also need to have a full clean driving licence and your own transport. 


The world’s leading provider of security solutions, 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. Note, the joining bonus is on the condition of completing 12-months service, if your employment ends before that point then the bonus payment would be recouped on a pro-rata basis.

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