Security Officers

Yeovil, Somerset
£9 per hour
28 Aug 2018
25 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Officers

Yeovil, Somerset

£9 per hour plus circa £0.89 per hour accrued holiday pay

Minimum 44 hours per week

4 on 4 off shift pattern (days and nights)

The largest inward investor in the UK defence sector and one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD is looking for Security Officers for its helicopter division. The site, based in Yeovil, manages the design, development, testing, production, support and sales of the UK’s most complete range of rotary aircraft for commercial, public utility, security and defence use.

You will:

  • Register cleared contractors, issue temporary badges, book in/out hire cars, book in employee cars, direct visitors for new ID card.
  • Keep aware of what’s happening onsite, even when you’re not present, by following the handover procedure and reviewing information from previous shifts.
  • Be aware of the relevant emergency and escalation procedures, as the first point of contact when an incident occurs.
  • Provide a visual and physical deterrent to any individual or group wanting to gain access to site illegally.
  • Secure the site by controlling access and egress, carrying out security patrols to deter crime.
  • Be aware of hazards, reacting to medical incidents and responding appropriately.
  • Manage traffic, including controlling vehicle access, directing traffic flow, signing in and directing visitors and monitoring the onsite parking.
  • Manage the security of government marked and classified information and materials, helping to maintain the security the site by conducting internal patrols, furniture checks, desk checks and car searches.
  • Ensure the control room/gatehouse is kept clean and tidy for the next shift.
  • Operate the control room/gatehouse and reception systems.

You’ll be:

  • Physically fit as a great deal of patrolling is required
  • Presentable at all times, in full uniform

You’ll have:

  • A full UK Driving Licence as use of the company vehicle is required
  • An SIA Licence ideally – although we can fund your training

As well as 28 days’ annual leave and first aid training, you’ll get the opportunity to launch your security career with a world class brand.

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