Security Officer (Estates)

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First Military Recruitment

Job title: Security Officer (Estates)

Job description: EJ805 – Security Officer (Estate)

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £27,000 – £31,000

Shifts: 12 Hour day and night shifts (7 days on and 7 days off)


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Security Officer on behalf of one of our clients.

To protect the estate, the family, the properties and all the assets and valuables within the properties and on the estate whilst acting responsibly, safely and maintaining the family reputation.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access into the compound and to the wider estate.
  • Monitor/respond to fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate.
  • Conduct external and internal security patrols.
  • Provide traffic control and ingress/egress to the estate.
  • Carry out routine tests of security and fire equipment where appropriate.
  • Manage keys and perform locking and unlocking duties.
  • Provide support, guidance and information to all staff, visitors whilst ensuing safeguarding of the premises.
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed at all times.
  • Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices.
  • Answer incoming calls ensuring a polite and efficient telephone manner with high levels of customer service.
  • To maintain a level of confidentiality that Security Officers may be privy. This may be information that is overheard or gossip that should be kept within the security team.
  • Ensure all walkways and emergency escape routes are kept clear.
  • Investigate the cause of intruder and fire activations.
  • To provide support in the event of an emergency evacuation. This support would be provided in a calm and professional manner.
  • Identify opportunities for improving practices and processes.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures.
  • Undertake any other duties as requested by supervisor or head of security.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid SIA licences: Door supervisor and CCTV (public space surveillance).
  • Working knowledge of security systems, CCTV access control and intruder and fire alarms. To hold a CCTV operator’s licence.
  • Have a clean five-year history (DBS) (will be carried out).
  • Full driving licence.
  • First aider (must be willing to be trained if not already a First Aider).
  • Fire trained.
  • Computer literate with ability to use basic functions of Microsoft office packages as well as other security software.
  • A friendly and professional manner with excellent communication skills.
  • Proven experience of dealing with members of the public.
  • A flexible approach and a positive attitude.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • To be observant, inquisitive, have a logical mind and to be methodical.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm and react appropriately to any given situation including emergency situations.
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with members of the public.
  • Sound written communication skills to respond to emails/correspondence and complete logbooks, records etc.
  • Ability to think on one’s feet, act decisively and give direction and instruction quickly and clearly in the event of a problem.

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £27,000 – £31,000


Expected salary: £31000 per year

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job date: Fri, 08 Dec 2023 23:36:36 GMT

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  • Career LevelOfficer
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYSecurity Services
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