Security Officer

Recruiter
VSG
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VSG has 7,500 employees and is the UK’s fastest growing suppliers of security services to a variety of blue chip clients. Our excellent service to our customers has allowed for market growth which means we continuously seek new and fresh talent to complement our current team as well as developing our people to reach their full potential. Join our team and look forward to a challenging and rewarding role, with great results bringing great opportunity for recognition and promotion.

If you are a talented and ambitious individual then we would love to hear from you. We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our John Lewis team as a Security Officer.

Core security officer required for John Lewis Distribution. Predominantly based at Magna Park in Milton Keynes, with potential to cover further John Lewis locations locally.

* The role includes manning an active search point that requires vigilance, control and effective communication.

* Control of access and egress.

* Authenticating rights of access.

* Completion of all necessary reports to a strong standard.

* Personal searches.

* Following site specific procedures.

* Liaising with clients in a polite and professional manner.

* Maintaining the highest standards of security at all times.

* manning a busy Gatehouse that requires attention to detail, site knowledge and strong communication.

* And also internal and external patrolling duties with a need to be able to identify and challenge risks to the clients business.

This position offers a variety of shifts Working days, Nights , Weekends working on 12 hours shifts with 3-4 rest days.

Contract facilities include:

* Subsidised dining.

* Access to a subsidised gym.

* Free on site parking

Essential experience

* Ability to contribute to and challenge a team.

* Ability to travel to sites in your area.

* Ability to use your own initiative.

* Attention to detail.

* Confident dealing with clients, agencies and the public.

* Customer focused approach, with ability to identify risks and return on investment opportunities.

* Strong verbal communication skills.

* Strong written communication skills.

Desirable experience

* Previous security experience

* Previous customer service experience.

* IT literacy

* Previous experience of CCTV and access control systems.

We are recruiting Core and Releif Officers for this site

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