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Security Officer Saffron Walden, United Kingdom £10.14 hourly

Security Officer

Location: Saffron Walden, United Kingdom |
Salary: £10.14 hourly |
Posted: 10 Jul 2019 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 190001JZ


Job Introduction

As a Security Officer at Chesterford Research Park, Saffron Walden you would be a member of the security team responsible for securing premises at the Research Park. You would be conducting foot or vehicle patrols, controlling access at points of entry, securing equipment and people, responding to emergency situations and helping to identify and prevent criminal activity.

We are looking for a focused Security officer to be based at the park to monitor, control and take ownership for the security provision and services provided within the control room and wider park, ensuring that any issues and/or out of the ordinary occurrences are reported using the established escalation procedures.  Whilst doing so, provide a high level of service that responds to customer requirements and meets the levels of service as agreed with the client and G4S. 

Duties will consist of, but not be restricted to:
  • Carry out the daily routine in the gatehouse and control room ensuring all roles and responsibilities are carried out in full
  • Take control of any emergency situations, guide and advise any other staff through the situation until relieved by Emergency Services
  • Ensure all Health and Safety procedures are followed, record and report to the Operations Manager.
  • Maintain all log books and records as detailed in the Security Procedure Assignment Instructions.

Role Responsibility

• To be an ambassador for the company
• Present for work at the designed time
• Follow on site security requirements including: Internal patrols External patrols
• Monitoring CCTV Access control
• Searching people and vehicles
• Report any security events in the on site log
• Deal with emergency situations including: Initial alert and evacuations
• Establishing parameter and access control
• Support emergency services
• Complete the onsite paperwork in a clear format
• Liaise with G4S management and the National Call Centre regarding any security issues or problems

The Ideal Candidate

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE 5 year verifiable work history
Static PSA Licence
Excellence communication skills including fluent English
Good customer service skills
SIA Licence
Previous expercence in a Security Officer position
Full Clean drivers licence
Safe Pass
Good knowledge of two way radio systems
Manual Handling
Occupational First Aid
Fire Warden


Reliable, conscientious with an eye for detail
Enthusiastic and flexible approach
Capable of working independently and as part of a team
Good customer care skills

We achieve this through INNOVATION AND TEAMWORK

About the Company

G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. We operate in over 90 countries. We have a truly global business with large established market positions in developed markets and outstanding positions in fast growing emerging markets. G4S has a unique global footprint, employing more than 570,000 people world-wide, and are the largest security solutions provider in the world.

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