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Security Officer Job Vacancy

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?

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