Security Officer - Site Services

Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire
Shift Pattern: Rolling week
Job Reference: SE OFF 8

Job Summary

An opportunity has become available for a Security Officer to join Millbrook to protect the Company’s property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Protection of Company premises, assets and personnel
  • Providing emergency response cover to the site, using relevant equipment and training
  • Welcoming Guests and providing a positive Guest experience
  • Monitoring and authorising entrance and departure of employees, guests and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises
  • Completing reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorised persons or unusual occurrences
  • Inspection and adjustment of security systems, equipment and machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering
  • Answering all alarms and investigating disturbances
  • Conducting searches of personnel and vehicles
  • Providing cover of main phone switchboard and Radio Control during non-standard hours
  • Acting in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

  • Good standard of education
  • SIA Licence (preferred) 

Experience

  • Previous security role (desirable)
  • Experience in a customer-focused role (desirable) 

Skills

  • Having a basic knowledge of IT using Microsoft Office packages
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to solve problems as they arise
  • A good knowledge of customer care
  • A confident approach and ability to deal with difficult/confrontational people
  • The ability to work with technical equipment (e.g. CCTV and radios)

Personal Behaviours

  • The ability to respond positively to stressful situations
  • Having teamwork skills
  • Being able to follow instructions
  • The ability to be patient and flexible, regardless of the situation
  • Having a polite and approachable manner at all times
  • A non-judgmental approach
  • A willingness to learn and take training opportunities when offered

Other

  • Having full colour vision
  • Having suitable physical fitness
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this if required
  • Willing to undergo a Basic Disclosure (DBS) check

Other Information

Working Environment:                        

Lab/Test Cell/Office

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to jobs@millbrook.co.uk

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