Night Security Officer


Job Description

Join our team as a Night Security Officer in the heart of Edinburgh! We offer a structured 56-hour per week with a shift pattern of 6 on, 3 off, ensuring you have a balanced work-life schedule. Enjoy reliable access to core public transport routes for an easy commute. We provide a bespoke uniform, allowing you to represent our company with professionalism and pride.

We seek individuals with excellent customer service skills, the ability to work effectively in a team and a flexible approach. Secure your future with us and make a difference in one of the world’s most historic and vibrant cities. Be a part of a team that values safety, excellence and dedication. Elevate your career with us today!

About the Role

  • Provide a warm and professional welcome to all visitors and contractors, ensuring they feel secure and well-directed
  • Efficiently handle the processing and issuance of ID cards to authorised personnel, maintaining a high level of accuracy and security
  • Accompany contractors throughout the premises, ensuring they adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines
  • Vigilantly monitor CCTV systems to detect and respond to any suspicious activities, ensuring continuous surveillance of the premises
  • Conduct regular patrols to maintain a visible security presence, deterring potential security breaches and ensuring all areas are secure
  • Keep detailed and precise records of all events and incidents, providing thorough documentation for future reference and reporting

Essential Skills

  • SIA Licence
  • Access to vehicle/good transport links
  • 2yrs Corporate Security experience preferred
  • A firm grasp of English, both Written and Spoken
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • IT literate
  • Able to work in a team
  • A flexible approach
  • A full 5 year, traceable, UK employment history
  • As the client is a UK Defence Contractor, all candidates must have UK / Dual citizenship and be screened by the UK Security Vetting Service to SC standard
  • Candidates must be able to travel to the site in Edinburgh for a 6pm start, including on Public Holidays