• Location: Edinburgh
  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Schedule: Day shift, Night shift
  • Pay: £9.50 per hour
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Security Officer - Edinburgh

Award-winning company SecuriGroup are currently recruiting for a Security Officer to deliver excellent customer care and security expertise to our valued client in Edinburgh City Centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation in what is a very rewarding and diverse sector within the Security Profession.


As a Security Officer, you will be expected to conduct yourself in such a way as to assist in the creation of a pleasant and secure atmosphere for all persons entering the area. To ensure by your actions, knowledge, bearing and appearance that the security of the area, staff and visitors, the venue’s material contents remain safe against threat of all nature. You will be expected to support the clients staff in ensuring social distancing measures are adopted by all visitors, potentially deal with incidents and make decisions as to how to deal with problems that arise.

Key Tasks

· Following training, you will have a full understanding of the functions covered at the site that you are working at including: Security, Covid-19 Safe Systems of Work, emergency evacuation procedures.

· To portray smart and presentable image for both our clients and company brand.

· To use excellent communication skills when conversing with visitors to the area.

· Use only polite language to address visitors and staff. It is essential that you remain calm during all situations and achieve results by verbal persuasion if applicable.

· To ensure that you conduct your duties in a consistent and appropriate manner and in line with company policy and statutory requirements.

· Complete all relevant paperwork including but not limited to, Daily Occurrence Book, Incident Reports, Visitor Appointment Diary

· Dealing with emergency situations/incidents .

· As per the Assignment Instructions you will report any faults or areas for improvement in regard to the safety of persons within the building to the site manager and operational support.


· You must hold a Security Industry Authority Licence. This must be visible at all times on duty.

· You must conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times

· Preferably have experience in working in a customer facing environment and understand the importance of positive customer interaction.

· Have a firm understanding on the importance of attention to detail.

· Have the physical ability to stand for prolonged periods of times.

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