2 x Corporate Security Officers: Manned Guarding: London

2 x Corporate Security Officers: Manned Guarding: London

Job Title: 2 x Corporate Security Officers: Manned Guarding: London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Whitechapel
Salary: £28392
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2123
Contact Name: John Reader
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2018 09:42

Job Description

The Vacancy

One of the UK’s leading security companies now has a fantastic opportunity for two, full-time security officers to join their team. This is a great opportunity to not only work for a top 5% security company (as approved by the SIA) but an award winning organisation who through a commitment to hiring the best staff in the industry provide security to a wide range of prestigious clients throughout the UK.

What are they offering?

  • Immediate Start

  • Salary: £28,392 (56 Hours per week)

  • Contributory Pensions Scheme

  • Shift Patterns:  3 days; 4 nights; 3 days off

                             4 days; 3 nights & 4 days off

What are they asking for?

The officers are based at the reception desk working alongside one of our receptionists. (Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00) outside of these hours it is a one man site.

Your duty as Security Officer is to create a safe working environment for all tenants, staff and visitors to the building. The role is to protect the premises and contents therein from walk-in thefts, vandalism, fire and flooding etc. and to assist in the smooth running of the building. As Security Officer it is your responsibility for reporting and escalating any unusual or illegal activities in or around the premises as well as any defects found while also performing regular reception duties as required.

It is essential that you are flexible, able to work a rolling roster of days; nights and weekends. You must have first class customer service skills, alongside efficiency, professionalism and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills are a must as you will be greeting, assisting and directing tenants, members of the public and contractors alike.

You must also / have;

  • Have a full 5 year checkable history

  • Be very presentable

  • Have an SIA Door Supervisor or Security Guarding Licence (essential)

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Have strong administrative skills

  • Have at least 3 years of experience working within a Corporate building / environment.


  • Meet and greet staff, visitors and contractors.

  • Answer calls and queries.

  • Dealing and replying to all emails.

  • Add and accept appointments in Outlook calendar.

  • Call the relevant contractor, as instructed by the building manager when it is required. To make the decision after hours.

  • Register visitors and contactors by using the visitor and contractor EXCEL spreadsheet log.

  • Offer all appropriate services to ensure visitors experience a pleasant visit.

  • Creating access passes/fobs upon request.

  • Sign for royal mail and distribute to the correct pigeon holes in the post room.

  • Monitoring the CCTV.

  • Building patrols including: fault / hazard finding and reporting. Health and safety checks. Plant and bin store inspection.

  • Create daily handover.

  • Audit all keys at the end of each shift.

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties or tasks not listed in the Assignment Instructions and as requested by Client or Company.

Palmer McCarthy is a specialist recruiter to the Security Industry and acts as an agency for their client on this vacancy.