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Security Guard

SECURITY GUARD - AMPTHILL - £25,000 Are you a multi-skilled Security Guard with experience of working on a secure site? Do you have further experience in vehicle checking, perimeter checking and working on a security reception? If yes, my client - one of the world's leading Defence companies - will want to see your CV! Please read on and apply below!

Job Description

Job Title - Security Guard
Location - Ampthill
Salary - Up to £25,000
Working hours - Shift rota of 4 days on 4 days off working 2x 12 hour day shifts and 2x 12 hour night shifts, however flexibility is required with regards to additional shifts.

One of the world's largest defence organisations are now seeking a Security Guard to be based on site in Ampthill on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will ideally be currently DV Cleared or must be able to obtain DV Clearance. We cannot consider your application if you do not meet this criteria.

My client is looking for a Security Guard who will undertake the following; guards, patrols, and polices industrial premises to protect property and personnel against fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and other hazards. Periodically tours premises; examines doors, windows, and gates to determine that they are secure; observes departing personnel to guard against thefts of company property; inspects equipment and stores to ascertain if tampering has occurred; reports irregularities; sounds alarm; and permits authorized persons to enter property. May examine credentials of persons desiring entrance to restricted areas.

May be required to direct traffic on company premises.
o Frequent but irregular security patrols, including with the site's alert dog.
o The examination of doors, windows, gates and other physical barriers to determine that they are secure.
o The observation of personnel to guard against thefts of company and personal property.
o The inspection of equipment and stores to ascertain if tampering has occurred.
o The reporting of any and all security irregularities.
o The provision of access to authorized personnel to company property.
o The issuing of security keys.
o Reacting to security incidents.
o Searching of personnel and vehicles.
o Monitoring and reacting to CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Detection system alarms.
o Occasionally step up to perform supervisor roles where reduced workforce requires.

Required Skills:
o IT literate (in particular MS Office)
o Must be capable of showing a background in the security of large sites within the Corporate Security, military or police environments.
o Must have experience in physical security, including document security, physical security assets (such as fences and barriers), CCTV monitoring, and monitoring and reacting to intruder alarms.
o Have experience of conducting personnel and vehicle searches.
o Must have a full UK driving licence.
o Be able to communicate well with a wide spectrum of people from diverse backgrounds.
o Be able to work on own and as part of a team.
o The ability to deal with people and to remain calm under pressure.
o Be flexible in a constantly changing and dynamic work environment.
o Be able to 'step up' into Supervisor position on occasion to help cover holiday/absence, etc.
o Desirable that the individual has experience working with guard dogs.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Rachel Sheppard

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I am a recruitment specialist in the aerospace and defence domain. My skills include resourcing experienced and highly-skilled individuals for roles and projects such as quality assurance, programme support and project management.