Area Security Officer
Brighton, Hove, Worthing, Newhaven, Lewes, Crawley, Haywards Heath.
Our way of life is not how it used to be. To get life moving again, our country needs people to help everyone feel safe and secure in getting back to their everyday lives. In partnership with one of our biggest customers, we are supporting them in their goal to get communities back on their feet and people back into employment. Join us as an Area Security Officer covering the Brighton and Sussex area to help secure that normal life for the nation and a stable career for yourself with the market leader in security.
This is a customer-facing role where you will be responsible for protecting both the staff working on the premises and also the customers entering the buildings. Our work has never been more vital and we need you to help make it happen.
As things keep developing, every day will be different. But you’ll be able to provide a consistent service, with day-to-day responsibilities such as:
Presenting at all times a smart, alert, visible and commanding security presence
Access control and securing customer premises
Reporting any security events and dealing with emergency situations, including initial alerts and evacuations in accordance with site procedures.
You’ll be responsible for keeping everyone safe, providing customer service with a smile and managing visitors, car parking and any incidents. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you must be a friendly face who enjoys helping the public and being on your feet all day. In return, you can look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities.
The Ideal Candidate
You will need to be aged 18 or over, a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times. A good IT knowledge is also key, You must be flexible and available to work on a varied shift pattern which will include days, nights and weekends. It would be a benefit to have from some security experience and your SIA licence, however it’s not essential, as we provide full SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence training. As this is a mobile position, you will also need to have a full clean driving licence and your own transport.
Join G4S and you can also enjoy real career progression with a large international company - as the world’s leading provider of security solutions, we offer loads of training and support. You’ll be in safe hands from our induction and on-site training to regular reviews and welfare checks with our managers.
5.6 weeks holiday per year, 8 of these will be in lieu of bank holidays (worked or not worked)
Workplace Pension Scheme
Great 4 Savings Employee Discount Scheme
Progression, training and development opportunities
As this is a security role we’re required by law to ask a number of screening questions. You’ll only have to do this once to be eligible to apply for G4S and our wide range of security roles so we’ve made this as quick as possible.