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We have an excellent opportunity for a Security Officer for a site in the York City District.

The role involves night shifts on a 4 on, 4 off shift pattern of 12 hours per shift, 42 hours per week.

The pay rate for this position is £8.45 per hour.

Job Purpose:

To maintain a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and persons.


  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Conducts unlocks and locks.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Controls traffic by directing drivers.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintains organisation’s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

The ideal candidate must hold a SIA Security Guard Licence or SIA Door Supervisor Licence.

The ideal candidate must also be prepared to travel to York City Centre.


Skills and attributes:

  • Exceptional communication, customer service and reporting skills
  • Surveillance skills
  • Safety management
  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Professionalism
  • Lifting
  • Dependability, judgement, objectivity and integrity

Gough and Kelly are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion of equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment

If you are interested in this role please email jade.ogbonson@gough-kelly.co.uk for an application or fill in the enquiry form below:

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