We’re looking for a highly competent Security Officer to join the team at our Ashby operation on a 4/on/4/off shift pattern. As part of the security team, you will help to monitor the site and secure the perimeter to protect colleagues and visitors as well as our assets and inventory. The ideal candidate will be in possession of an SIA Licence and have prior experience as a security officer/Military experience.

Closing Date: February 23rd 2024

Job Title: Security – Security Officer
Location: Site Based – Ashby-de-la-zouch
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Up to 27,000 based on experience
Closing Date: 23/02/2024

The Role:

We’re looking for a highly competent Security Officer to join the team at our Ashby operation on a 4/on/4/off shift pattern. As part of the security team, you will help to monitor the site and secure the perimeter to protect colleagues and visitors as well as our assets and inventory. The ideal candidate will be in possession of an SIA Licence and have prior experience as a security officer/Military experience.

The business will rely on you for the protection, safeguarding and security of its physical assets and people through a rotating 4-on-4-off day shift pattern providing the site with cover, 7 days per week.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Site patrols (when required) to monitor the perimeter, access points and check buildings and equipment.
  •  Monitoring surveillance cameras and equipment.
  •  Vetting and recording visitors and contractors on arrival, responding to emails, controlling site registers, answering out of hours calls etc.
  •  Authorise the ingress/egress of vehicles to site and the recording of commercial vehicle movements via TMS system.
  •  Ensure the security, safety and well-being of all personnel and visitors including on-site compliance with Health & Safety policy, use of designated walkways and the wearing of the correct PPE.
  •  Maintain a smart and presentable appearance, wearing issued uniform / PPE at all times and ensuring your SIA Licence is valid and fully visible whilst on shift.
  •  Note and escalate suspicious behaviors and happenings.
  •  Immediate response to all site alarms.
  •  Submit reports of daily surveillance activity.
  •  Conduct a handover with the oncoming shift.
  •  Protect and maintain confidential information.
  •  Adhere to all company service and operating standards.
  •  Be a point of contact for first aid.

Essential Skills:

  • Qualifications. Level 2 in English & Maths. Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence.
  • Experience. 2 years’ experience as a Security Officer, similar role, or ex-military. Knowledge of standard security concepts, practices, and procedures. Experience with report writing. IT literate to a basic standard. Outstanding surveillance and observation skills. Experience in monitoring surveillance systems. Trained in First Aid. Good understanding of legal guidelines for security and public safety.
  • Communication. You will have excellent communication skills, spoken and written. Team player.
  • Planning & Organisation. Excellent attention to detail. Good organisational skills. Good at task management and prioritisation. Able to work unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines. Ability to work under pressure. Flexible attitude to working hours. Ability to work on a rolling shift pattern which may result in night, weekend, and Bank holiday working. Periods of overtime may also be required to maintain the shift pattern in the case of holiday/sickness cover. Ability to commute to Morton Valence.
  • People & Self Development. If you are looking for a future career and progression within a growing company This really is a fantastic opportunity to join the team who consistently strive to provide an excellent service and build a strong, positive reputation within the business. You will have the ability to self-motivate, self-manage and work both autonomously and as part of a team.

 

Rewards and Benefits:

We’ll support your development, help you grow and also offer you a package that includes:

  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan

We promote a culture which encourages innovative ideas, and we appreciate your talent is key to our success!

If you’re excited about working for our company and believe you’re a good fit for this role, we encourage you to apply. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!

 

“Let us be your employer of choice”

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.

EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.

 

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