Licensed Security Officer

Salary: £11.2 to £11.2 per hour + benefits Position: Full Time Location: Cambridge
Posted: 10/20/2020 Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

This role is ideally suited to a career minded, ambitious individual who is looking for that unique opportunity to prove what they can do and then be rewarded for it.We will test your skills and capability to their limits, but this will enable you to grow as you keep learning and evolving with the job.We recognise that in order to be able to deliver our values and to be a positive and resilient person we need to be able to provide you with the right tools.All of our leaders are committed to developing and coaching you and celebrating your success. You will receive appropriate support, development and training in order to nurture an environment where innovation and creativity can grow.This job will give you some fantastic opportunities to work across different sectors, with a variety of people at all levels of seniority.Even the most experienced people in this position will have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many areasAlthough demanding, a Security Officer role with Securitas will allow you to demonstrate your exemplary customer service skills as you engage with customers, clients and visitor. throughout each shift, whilst remaining alert to security issues and keeping everyone safe.Every Customer deserves the best service possible. Although you may have previously occupied a 'traditional' Security role, or be new to the industry we are looking for exceptional individuals who have the drive and enthusiasm to take their service to the next level working on an International scaleThe main duties and responsibilities as a Security Officer are to deter, deny and detect unauthorised access to site or areas within it and monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate; responding where required. To achieve this you will be working with Security Systems and be confident with the use of computers and security software.You will provide an exception level of customer service for attendees in line with the clients instructionYou will be conducting external and internal security patrols as detailed in the Assignment Instructions and oversee traffic controls and apply parking restrictions as required.You will be carrying out routine tests of security equipment where appropriate and managing keys and perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.You will be esuring all health and safety procedures are followed at all times and record and report all faults, health and safety hazards andunsafe working practices to supervisor/manager whilst reporting / recording all accidents in accordance with the AssignmentInstructions.There is an element of loss and waste prevention where you will be reporting any instances of property being lost, stolen, damaged and/or vandalised.During all duties you will display the highest standard of personal presentation and smartness of uniform to maintain the image of Securitas and the customer.


We offer a variety of benefits including life assurance, pension cycle to work scheme, charitable giving, heath advice services, discount on car leasing or purchase, discounts at a multitude of retailers, restaurants, days out, cinema and gyms., internal recognition schemes and awards.

Additional Information

Shift rotation of 4 on 4 off only days. We insist on flexibility and willingness to cover additional shifts required. Benefits: We offer a variety of benefits including Life Assurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, charitable giving, pension scheme, advice services, discount on car leasing or purchase,

Essential Skills:

Our team need to be immaculately turned out, polite and proactive when engaging with customers to ensure a complete customer experience is provided, as we aim to maintain our outstanding reputation for excellence.Excellent communication and customer Service.Professional and presentable at all times.Articulate.Able to conduct extensive patrols of buildings using stair ways and also access remote areas of the site.An active interest in, and commitment to the client.Positivity and a approach to tasks.Carry out any reasonable management request in line with the requirements of the contract or the client.Work in line with policies and procedures, with recognition to mutually agreed assignment instructions and role profiles / Job descriptions.Work to key performance indicators (KPI) and accept performance against these indicators.

Desired Skills

  • Security experience

    Excellent customer service skills

    Working knowledge of computers

    A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable but     not essential

    'Meet and Greet' previous front desk / concierge experience.

    Confident with the use of IT and security systems

About Company:

Securitas are redefining the way that Security Officers are perceived within the security sector and unlike other security companies, we are driving solutions that combine people technology and knowledge rather than just static guarding. We are establishing a reputation that is second to none as we integrate with the operations teams within hundreds of high-profile companies.We are breaking down the barriers in the security industry by encouraging and empowering gender diversity and inclusion in the workplace.Securitas is a company where you can come to develop a career, with access to training and the ability to gain qualifications, you can grow in confidence and take on more responsibility. Our people are empowered and are not micro-managed. We trust people to do a good job and make a difference every day. We recognise our employee's efforts and achievements through our schemes.We look after our staff in many ways and provide excellent benefits that include, various discounts on holidays and days out, support to gain your SIA licence, discounts in a variety of well-known shops and online stores, gym discounts, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, car leasing and new car discounts, City Guilds accredited training programme and above all a genuine career roadmap

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