Security Guard

Newcastle Upon Tyne
16 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
EMCOR are recruiting for a full-time security officer to work an average of 56 hours per week.

To provide high visibility and on occasions discrete customer facing static security services at the client's property and surrounding areas in Newcastle. Ensure that the client's property, people and information are protected in line with the site assignment instructions.

• Responsible for the security of Siemens people, assets and information by providing high visibility security guarding and mobile foot patrols of the property/building and grounds
• Responsible for the monitoring of the perimeter of the property/building and surrounding grounds
• Use the site CCTV system to deter criminal activity on Siemens property and parking areas
• Understanding of security equipment such as handheld radios and patrol systems
• Assist in maintain accurate records and logs of incidents and site visit logs.
• Liaising with Police and other emergency services in the event of security incidents or to promote open dialogue and liaison.
• Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to respond to telephone calls and radio users in a professional and polite manner.
• Ensure open lines of communication with the shift supervisor and teammates, that all necessary information is communicated during shift change.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with all the client's departments.
• Help maintain accurate site contract administration files.
• Be able to provide security services by following the site assignment instruction and customer expectations.
• Ensure that all EMCOR policies, procedures and standards are adhered to.
• On occasions oversee the receipt of deliveries out of hours.
• Be the first point of contact for all visitor during and outside of normal business hours.
• Assist as required during major incidents.
• Monitor the site fire alarm panel, intruder alarm panel, lone worker system and gas alarm located within the control room
• Carryout any other duties as directed by the site security supervisor

Person Specification

Security Industry Qualifications - Front line SIA Licence for Security Officers
Owner / driver with full driving licence
A good Level of interpersonal and customer relationship skills
All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check (Disclosure) from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of ALL cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, whether "spent" or "unspent". Criminal convictions will only be taken into account when they are relevant to the post.
An understanding of a basic Police and other Emergency Services procedures
Knowledge of the phonetic alphabet
CCTV Monitoring experience
Experience of hand-held radio use
Future SIA licenses funded
First aid certificate
De-fib certificate


25 days annual leave
Auto enrol pension
Flexible benefits available (retail discounts, reduced gym memberships etc)
Cycle scheme
Possible opportunity for overtime working