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Security Officer Edinburgh, United Kingdom 10.20 hourly

Security Officer

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom |
Salary: 10.20 hourly |
Posted: 10 Sep 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210002CK

Role Overview
 
As a Security Officer at G4S, you are more than a Security Guard. Based at the prestigious Standard Life site, you’ll ensure the safety of our customers staff, their buildings and assets, whilst providing excellent customer service with a smile. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service in a safe and secure environment.
 
  • Presenting at all times, a smart, alert and visible security presence at the premises of our clients
  • Conducting shift handover procedures at the start and end of each shift to ensure all matters of concern or note occurring during a shift are passed on for the purposes of service and incident management continuity
  • Writing complete and accurate handover and incident reports and taking appropriate action as required on all reports passed to you at the commencement or during a duty shift
  • Ensuring the safety and security of our clients’ buildings and assets by complying with safe working procedures and carrying out all security duties as specified, including internal and external patrols, monitoring CCTV, searching people and vehicles as examples
  • Reporting any security events and dealing with emergency situations, including initial alerts and evacuations, in accordance with site procedures
  • Working as part of a team to provide conflict resolution assistance at client premises where there is potential for conflict
  • Greeting, assisting  and directing members of the public visiting the premises of our client


The Ideal Candidate
 
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 4 days on, 4 days off, days, nights and weekends. It would be a benefit to have from some security experience and your SIA licence, however it’s not essential, as we provide full SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence training.
 
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.
 
Benefits
  • 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 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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