Security Officer

Recruiter
London School of Science and Technology
Location
Luton
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Security Officer - Job Description

1. CONTEXT

London School of Science and Technology is a higher education college with a vast portfolio of courses for its local community.

2. MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY

Reporting to: Campus Head of Operations

3. MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

Ensure a safe, secure, welcoming environment for staff, students and campus visitors and to provide a courteous and efficient front-of-house service during college hours. The role combines the management of campus security across the college grounds, including monitoring of student activity, with the need for a customer service standard for everyone on site and the neighbouring community.

4. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provide a welcoming, courteous and efficient reception service as required for students, visitors and contractors.

• Implement booking-in arrangements for all visitors and contractors in accordance with agreed LSST procedures.

• Regularly undertake campus grounds patrols to monitor and manage security

• Monitor and supervise student behaviour across the campus and the immediate surrounding area, promoting a positive college ethos at all times.

• Take immediate suitable action when incidents of misbehaviour occur on site.

• Undertake car park patrols to manage and monitor parking to ensure compliance with college policies and provide a safe environment 2 (July 12)

• Carry out a range of administrative tasks to support the department

• Undertake security duties to ensure the campus is opened and closed at agreed times, including locking and unlocking premises, setting and un- setting alarms, taking responsibility for keys and participating in a key-holder rota

• Implement emergency procedures to ensure safe evacuation of the
campus in case of fire or other emergency

• Manage access through the vehicle barriers for deliveries, visitors, collections drop offs / pickups etc.

• Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.

• Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.

• Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

• Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.

5. GENERAL AND COLLEGE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Participate actively and flexibly in a range of College-wide activities, such as duty rotas, enrolment and marketing events and staff and student activities.

• Participate in training and team development activities, to develop and update skills and knowledge.

• All employees have a general duty in law to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

• Understand and be committed to the College’s Health and Safety Policy statement and the College’s safety priorities and be aware of his/her contribution to such priorities.

• Be aware of and comply with the health and safety legislation and other College requirements that are relevant to his/her post.

• Demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to promote the principle of equality and diversity in employment and service delivery.

• Be familiar with and promote the Equality and Diversity Policy

• Be familiar with Safeguarding requirements as outlined in the Safeguarding Policy and comply with its requirements to safeguard and protect the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

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