Site Security Officer – Distribution

  • Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
  • Job Function: Guarding
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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Distribution Security Officer

Amberstone Security is a dynamic and forward-thinking company who prides itself on the quality of its staff and the service they provide. The company is an approved Contractor through the SIA and is placed within the top 5% of all security providers which benchmarks our high quality within the industry and shows us as best in class.

Location: Newark,

Hours: 48

Shifts: 4 on 4 off

Pay: £9.75 per hour


Working on a shift roster covering days, nights and weekends, the post holder will be responsible for maintaining a professional standard of security on a distribution site.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Access Control – Gatehouse and Reception duties; welcoming, helping and directing those who seek your assistance, identifying any threat to security and escalating appropriately.
  • Loss Prevention – Performing colleague and contractor searches when required in line with the Client’s Company policy
  • Internal and external site patrols to deter criminal activity
  • Working collaboratively with our Client to identify risk and review CCTV recordings as part of stock loss investigations
  • Liaising with management and local authorities when applicable
  • Digitally report incidents and use tablets/phones for daily activity planning
  • Detailed and Legible incident reporting to assist the Client and Local Authorities
  • Adheres to company policy in relation to Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities and complies with all policies and procedures as laid out in the current company handbook.

Benefits of working with Amberstone Security:

  • Permanent positions
  • SIA Licence – Company pays for renewal
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Investing in employees through continuous development plans
  • Perkbox incentive scheme

To be an effective Security Officer, you will need to be a confident communicator as you will be required to provide detailed verbal and written accounts of criminal activity. You will need to be welcoming and patient with customers, and able to handle conflict in a professional manner.

Previous experience of gatehouse duties is an advantage but not essential as training is given.

A valid SIA license is ESSENTIAL for applicants to be considered for the role.

Applicants must be able to provide a full 5 year checkable work or back to school history. Should you be selected to attend an interview, please ensure you bring your right to work documents and a recent proof of address.

Due to the large number of applicants that we receive if you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 11 Aug 2022

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