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Security Officer

Job in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Customer service

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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Wilson James are recruiting for experienced Security officers to provide general security of the site, access and egress control and other procedures that meet customer requirements and comply with the Assignment Instructions.  To provide a level of service that meets customer care requirements and carry out other duties as agreed between the customer and Wilson James.  To strive to meet the spirit and level of performance expressed in Wilson James Core Values.

  • Make rounds of inspection at fixed intervals and report in by means of radio or other devices.
  • To be alert to potential hazards; check for fire and flood; ensure all windows and doors are closed and locked. Report any serious incident (e.g. flood, fire or theft) to the Control Room immediately.
  • Monitor and respond to CCTV and Intruder/Access alarms.
  • Prevent the admittance to the premises of unauthorised persons.
  • Investigate suspicious persons or vehicles immediately, report to the Supervisor and Police when the situation is perceived as an emergency.
  • Investigate alarm activation’s as per site procedures.
  • Monitor and control access to the site during emergencies.
  • Receive, direct and escort emergency services and other offsite parties.

Required Skills

  • Valid SIA Licence

  • Deliver excellent customer service

  • Basic IT Skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to think and act quickly in emergencies or under pressure
  • Have an ability to deliver succinct and clear verbal and written reports where necessary
  • Demonstrate reliability including the ability to deliver high standards of both punctuality and attendance in order to ensure team effectiveness and availability
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to deal calmly and confidently with all demands from the public.

About Company

Wilson James is a leading security, construction logistics and aviation services provider with more than 5,000 employees. With in-depth sector and service expertise, we deliver solutions to clients operating across the Aviation, Construction, Corporate, Energy, Manufacturing, Maritime and Technology industries.

Wilson James are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Excellent training and development, SIA licence costs, annual leave entitlement, auto enrolment pension scheme, death in service benefit

Additional Information

Shifts/Hours: Permanent, 24 hours per week Salary: £8.42

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Wilson James provides safe, secure, customer-led solutions to more than 300 clients across the UK and Europe.
With 4,000+ employees, we have been raising standards for over 25 years across three core service lines; security, construction logistics and aviation services.

5,000 employees