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Security Officer - Retail Distribution Centre

Vacancy Details

Salary: £9.25 / hour
Location: Tilbury Dock
Region: South East England
Vacancy Group: Operational Security
Date Posted: 28/10/2019
Reference: 10265


Ensuring the security and safety of warehouse stock, premises and colleagues for the world's leading on-line retailer.

Working in a modern, fast-paced fulfilment centre, you will carry out a range of duties including:

• Managing access control for employees, visitors and contractors
• Patrolling the site on foot to deter and detect stock loss
• Conducting bag and body searches using hand-held metal detectors
• Screening people using walk-through scanners
• Dealing professionally with incidents including positive searches
• Responding to customer requests and queries
• Maintaining records using computer- and paper-based systems.

Normal hours of work are guaranteed at an annual average of 40 hours/week on a 6-on / 3-off shift pattern including days and nights.  However, the distribution centre operates 24/7 and as a member of a small team you will need to be reliable and flexible to support your colleagues as required. 

An SIA Door Supervision (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) license is essential, and to succeed in this role you will also need:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability to remain calm and professional under pressure
• Experience in a customer-facing role, ideally in security
• Five years’ checkable history and references
• To pass a criminal records check (CRC) to the required standards

The following would also be useful, but are not essential:
• SIA Public Space Surveillance (PSS) (CCTV) licence
• First Aid qualification
• Experience in a similar role

Full training, uniform, health and safety equipment (PPE), on-site refreshments and free car-parking are provided.  You will also have access to:

• Personal Pension Scheme
• Health Insurance Scheme
• Discount shopping platform
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Can you provide original evidence of your right to work within the UK?
  • Do you have a valid Door Supervisor (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) SIA licence?
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