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Fire Security Officer Basildon, United Kingdom 13.68 hourly

Fire Security Officer

Location: Basildon, United Kingdom |
Salary: 13.68 hourly |
Posted: 2 Jan 2024 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 8834

 Role 12 (Static Guard – Fire & Security)

The Guard (Fire & Security) position is an operational role that is at the forefront of the Plant's risk
reduction strategy and first line emergency response. Incumbents of this position need to be
qualified to operate highly specialised equipment (including testing and maintenance where
required) and in a range of emergency response techniques.

As well as conducting Gate Guard / Spot Check duties when required, Plant Protection Guards will

Carry out all Fire checks, Security checks and ensure all weekly and monthly paperwork are
completed – in line with Ford Fire Bulletin 27 requirements.
 Weekly checks as listed in appendix "Weekly Checks"

  •  Sprinkler and pump test
  • Carry out break glass test
  •  Issue of the Hotwork permits and standby extinguishers
  •  Be readily available for standbys, drain downs, emergency response, fires, floods, spillages
    and burst fire mains or any jobs which come in (when maintenance are working on sprinkler
    alarm system – standby required.)
  •  Safety walks (Housekeeping) of buildings during production hours i.e. no obstructions to fire
    equipment etc.
  •  Recorded patrols as laid out on rota or as required
  •  Covering other duties on a rota basis
  •  Clean fire equipment and bay
  •  Trained to SLA requirements
  •  Basic knowledge of all Ford Fire bulletins
  •  Conduct visual walk round of buildings
  •  Report any faults via the Ford in house maintenance systems.
  •  Operate the radio system
  •  Wear appropriate PPE at all times
  •  Read and 'action' e-mails.


About you


You will need to be aged 18 or over, 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.

Please note you will need to hold a full manual driving licence for this position.

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.

£1.00 an hour extra for all employees who pass a level 3 apprenticeship course and an extra 0.50p per hour whilst training. (More information will be given upon request)  


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


About the Company


G4S is a leading global security and outsourcing group, specialising in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S have recently been acquired by Allied Universal making the company the biggest security provider and the 7th largest employer in the World.

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