BRANCH SECURITY OFFICER

Recruiter
Location
Inverness, Highland (GB)
Salary
TBC
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Ref
9318116
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

BRANCH SECURITY OFFICER

Part time (14 hours, early shift) - Inverness - £9.46 per hour

We currently have an opportunity for a Branch Security Officer to join our team and be a part of our continued success. As a Branch Security Officer you will be at the very heart of our operation. Your primary responsibility will be all aspects of security at the branch, controlling the entry and exit of vehicles, employees and visitors to and from the branch. You will also need to work within the company procedural guidelines to ensure a high quality of service is consistently maintained with optimum efficiency. Due to the nature of the industry in which we operate, you will need to be confident working to stringent procedures within a highly regulated environment. This will ensure that our service remains superior and that our customers’ requirements are met with optimum efficiency.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring the CCTV systems and escalating security issues and liaising with all other departments and National Control Centre.  
  • Operation of switchboard when required.
  • Carry out any other duties that are deemed reasonable.
  • Be aware of health and safety issues and ensure all employees are able to work in a safe manner.
  • Undertake training activities as required.
  • Liaise with other departments, branches, customers and suppliers, as appropriate, to resolve issues and maintain security and service.
  • Control the entry and exit of vehicles, employees and visitors to, from and within the branch.
  • Follow well-defined procedures to ensure the security of the buildings.
  • Responsible for branch security, monitoring all areas of the location and escalating issues immediately.
  • To carry out the opening and closing of the location (if applicable).
  • To carry out airport style searches.
  • To be trusted with some access control information.

This role profile will be subject to change in accordance with departmental developments and the job holder’s expertise.

Person Specification

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential:

  • Able to pass a Criminal Record Bureau check either obtained by Disclosure of Scotland or Security Industry Association Licence.
  • Checkable 10 year employment/unemployment/educational history.
  • Must be able to communicate with customers and colleagues in English.
  • Must be able to pass a personal credit and Identity check.
  • Ability to follow laid down company procedures/instructions.
  • Ability to work at pace with accuracy to meet deadlines.
  • Numerate.
  • Flexible and helpful.
  • Focused on delivery of customer service.
  • Willing to undergo an airport style search when entering and leaving our premises
  • Must be comfortable working within a secure, confined and highly regulated environment.
  • Willing to undertake shift work

Desirable

  • Effective communication skills at all levels.
  • Basic IT competence.
  • Able to work as part of a team player.
  • Security conscious.
  • Ability to be available 24 hours / 7days a week.
  • Experience of monitoring and controlling security equipment.

Please note that during probation there is a 50p deduction from the advertised hourly rate

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