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Area Security Officer Chester, United Kingdom 10.00 hourly

Area Security Officer

Location: Chester, United Kingdom |
Salary: 10.00 hourly |
Posted: 15 Jul 2022 |
Closes: 15 Aug 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 738

Are you looking for a fresh start in your career?   


As an Area Security Officer for G4S, variety is guaranteed.  Your day-to-day duties will adapt to meet the demand of the business and will ensure no two days are exactly the same.  


You’ll be the first port-of-call in ensuring the safety of our customers and clients based across a collection of sites throughout Chester, with full site training and support every step of the way. 


You will join our team as a dedicated site relief officer working across a range of sites within Cheshire.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Security Officer to join us on a permanent basis. This role will be covering relief shifts on a full-time basis and will cover days, nights and weekends.  


Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities


Whilst we do welcome applications from experienced officers, prior experience is not a must - we will provide full SIA training and site inductions. If you have a keen interest in keeping people safe and secure, come and join our team.  We know you'll get off to a flying start!


A typical week will have you based at a large manufacturing plant, ensuring visitors, staff and the premises remain safe and secure. Other elements of the role will include:

  • Building relationships with employers and community organisations
  • Working as part of a team and on your own depending on site requirements
  • Greeting visitors to site, issuing passes, reporting incidents and liaising with customers and staff
  • Responding to security breaches
  • Access control


You'll be responsible for a wide variety of duties including the management of visitor passes, liaising with customers, gatehouse duties, checking in contractors, reception duties,  alarm calls and issuing passes visitor vehicle checks.


Join G4S and you can 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 tailored on-site training to regular reviews and welfare checks with our managers.


Who You Are:

If you are aged 18 or over and are a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service all times, then this could be the career for you! 

Our contractual requirements mean that you will work on a full-time, permanent basis working a combination of days and nights. The requirement of this role means you will need to have a full UK driving licence and have access to your own personal vehicle. 



  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year pro-rata, 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


If you can see yourself in this role, click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and one of our team will be in touch!

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