Security Officer – Job Description
- Providing a human element to the process of protecting people and assets.
- Reports to Security Supervisor
- Liaison with the Clients’ representative and Control Room Officer
Main Duties – What We Expect
- Patrol the clients’ premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
- Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
- Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
- Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
- Call police or fire brigade in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
- Circulate among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
- Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
- Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary.
- Operate detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
- Escort or drive motor vehicle to transport individuals to specified locations and to provide personal protection.
- Completing a log of events and occurrences as well as visits and inspections (written or electronically).
About You – Personal Specification
- Possessing a valid SIA Licence for Door Supervision.
- Eligible to work in the UK. Five years checkable work history.
- Fluency in English.
- Physically and mentally fit. Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer. Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance.
- Presentable, honest, alert, vigilant, reliable, flexible, motivated, giving attention attention to detail.
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Able to take intitatives.
Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
How do I apply?
Send a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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