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Edinburgh SIA Security Events Officers Edinburgh, United Kingdom £9.39 hourly

Edinburgh SIA Security Events Officers

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom |
Salary: £9.39 hourly |
Posted: 9 May 2019 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Per Diem |
Employee Status: Casual |
Reference: 1900011L

**You will need a valid SIA Door Supervisor License to undertake this role.**


Would you like to work at some of the most prestigious events/venues in Edinburgh and the East.


G4S Events is Europe’s leading independent provider of event security and crowd management services. G4S Events cover some of the biggest and most interesting events in Edinburgh and further afield including Tynecastle, Murrayfield, Myreside and Easter Road.


You do not need any qualifications or experience as all training will be provided!

In addition, there will also be the potential to work at exciting venues such as Hampden Stadium and other Scottish Premier League football venues.


Upcoming one off events include the Spice Girls at Murrayfield, Pink at Hampden, the TRNSMT Festival featuring Snow Patrol, George Ezra, Catfish & the Bottlemen and the Summer Sessions across Glasgow & Edinburgh featuring Florence & the Machine, Primal Scream,Chvches, James, Courteeners and Madness.(transport will be provided if you are working out with Edinburgh). 


You will be working as part of an enthusiastic team that helps to keep these venues and events safe and secure throughout Edinburgh and across UK. This is an opportunity to build on skills and experience such as customer service, communication, health & safety, team work, problem solving and many others.


There is also plenty scope for progression through options like undertaking your SIA training with G4S, becoming a supervisor, joining the recruitment team and applying for the occasional full and part time vacancies within the office that come up.


Unlike many other stewarding companies, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including:


28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), company sick pay scheme, Contributory Pension Scheme, Contributory Healthcare Scheme and others.


You will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of customers at busy events by providing a high visibility security presence. You will also protect the security and safety of the buildings and personnel. Attending busy public events, you will ensure duties are carried out in a professional manner and that the events are safe and compliant.


Main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond promptly and efficiently to any call made by control in relation to crowd disturbances.
  • SIA Hospitality roles
  • Deal with crowd disruptions (sometimes physical removals/extractions)
  • Robust response when required.
  • Body and Bag searches if required.
  • Monitor crowd movements and behaviour to identify potential issues or incidents and to take action to resolve as necessary.
  • To ensure that the secured zones within the venue remain free of prohibited and restricted items.
  • To follow protocol when dealing with alarms/incidents which require escalating to the next level.

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