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Security Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £9.00 / hour
Location: Reading
Region: London
Vacancy Group: Operational Security
Date Posted: 18/10/2019
Reference: 10199


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

An established, professional company, ICTS employs over 4,000 people in the UK and provides corporate security solutions throughout Europe.

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

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.  Normal hours of work are guaranteed at an annual average of 30 hours/week on a 4-on / 4-off shift pattern including days and nights.

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.

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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