Security Officer

April 13, 2024
£13 - £13

Job Description

Would you like to help us make the world a safer place, people protecting people?

At Securitas we are united by our purpose of helping make your world a safer place, we are committed to ethics, sustainability, and compliance.

We live by our core values – Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness and have created a culture where our people are empowered to be the best they can be.

Apply today and join our team as a Security Officer at out BAE Scotstoun and Govan site. This is a large site for our international defence, aerospace and security company.

Working a 42 hour week, shift can be days, nights and weekends.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Reporting to the onsite Supervisor, the Security Officer will be based on a large site for an international defence, aerospace and security company.
  • Play a vital security role in protecting critical information for air, maritime, land and cyber domains.
  • Securely guard the property, including manning a static guardhouse. Protecting company assets, visiting customers and employees of our client.
  • Carry out patrols across a large facility, walking perimeters both internally and externally.
  • Remain alert and vigilant to detect and deter any suspicious or threatening activity and retain full control until the authorities arrive.
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are always followed recording and reporting all faults, health and safety hazards.
  • You will operate radios other physical security equipment used on site.
  • Carry out initial investigations and report both verbally and in writing on incidents, suspicious activities, objects and vehicles.

Essential Skills

  • Current valid SIA licence.
  • Right to work in the UK with a 5-year checkable history.
  • Due to client requirements you must have held British Nationality for the last 5 years.
  • Driving license essential due to travel between sites.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, able to articulate with authority.
  • Ability to remain calm and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Have a resilient approach to your guarding duties.


Securitas is an all-inclusive employer, and we encourage individuality within our company. We believe that diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords, but integral parts of our business strategy. Our goal is to create an environment where every employee feels that they belong regardless of their background or identity. Our belonging strategy has three pillars,

  • how you join us and develop your career,
  • the way we lead our teams
  • fair pay and benefits.

To achieve this, we have a number of initiatives: employee networks which are a safe space to build communities and influence practices, Race at Work Charter, Armed Forces Covenant, Disability Confident, Reasonable Adjustment Passport, Domestic Abuse Charter, Healthy Workplace Awards and we are leading the way in the Neurodiversity Top Employer Certification. We celebrate our differences throughout the year by recognising significant dates such as BSL Week, International Women’s Day, PRIDE, Black History Month and many more.

If you want to learn more visit our website.


Health & Wellbeing

  • Company pension and advice and planning
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Wellness advice and support, including financial, emotional and physical
  • Dental and Physical Health Plans

Lifestyle Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease and new car purchasing schemes
  • Discounts on high street brands, online shopping, holidays, days out and Arriva Bus Travel
  • Mortgage Advise
  • Payroll ISA’s
  • Eligibility for Costco Membership

Learning & Development

  • Support with further education
  • 100’s of eLearning courses
  • Accredited courses by C&G, ILM, IOSH and SIA
  • Leadership Development programs both local and global

Giving Back

  • Payroll Giving
  • Working with charities such as Calderwood House, KPMB and Wooden Spoon
  • Supporting local community initiatives
  • Supporting people back to work with organisations such as TalkBack and Downs-Syndrome Org