Security Officer 

Reporting to: Customer Service and Security Supervisor

Job Description

This position requires a security professional who is able to maintain high standards of performance, discipline and appearance and in addition possess a proactive approach to security.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Protection of Company premises, assets and personnel
  • Providing administrative support as required
  • 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
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Person Specification

  • Good standard of education
  • SIA Licence (beneficial)
Core competencies:
  • 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)
Advantageous Qualities:
  • Previous security role (desirable)
  • Experience in a customer-focused role
Personal Behaviours:
  • The ability to respond positively to stressful situations
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Problem solver
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Customer focussed, polite and approachable
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • You must have full colour vision
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving licence & own transport (Millbrook is not easily assessable via public transport)
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a Criminal Disclosure check
  • NOTE: This position be will based on site

Shift Pattern: Shift 1 (06.30-18.30), Shift 3 (18.30-6.30); Shift Premiums Applicable; 4 Days Off Shift, 4 Days On Shift

Location: UTAC Millbrook, Bedford

To apply please email your cover letter and CV to