Distribution Security Officer

Altrincham, Greater Manchester
Salary: £8.50 /hour

Distribution Security Officer

Amberstone Guarding is a dynamic and forward thinking company who prides itself on the quality of its staff and the service they provide. The company is an approved Contractor through the SIA and is placed within the top 5% of all security providers which benchmarks our high quality within the industry and shows us as best in class. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Benefits of working with Amberstone Guarding:

  • Permanent positions
  • SIA Licence – Company pays for renewal
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme in operation
  • Simply Health cover scheme
  • Investing in employees through continuous development plans
  • Perkbox incentive scheme
  • Room for progression.


Working on a shift roster covering days, nights and weekends, the post holder will be responsible for maintaining a professional standard of security on a distribution site in Altrincham.

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Hours: Days/Nights/Weekends

Main Responsibilities:

  • Controlling access and egress of lorries, staff and visitors
  • Patrolling the site on foot to deter and detect stock loss
  • Conducting bag and body searches using hand-held metal detectors
  • Screening people using walk-through scanners
  • Dealing professionally with incidents including positive searches
  • Responding to customer requests and queries
  • Maintaining records using computer- and paper-based systems
  • The role requires applicants to have excellent written and spoken communication, customer service skills and a smart appearance (uniform is provided)

Previous experience of gatehouse duties and reception duties is an advantage but not essential as training is given.

A valid SIA license is ESSENTIAL for applicants to be considered for the role.

Applicants must be able to provide a full 5 year checkable work or back to school history. Should you be selected to attend an interview, please ensure you bring your right to work documents and a recent proof of address.

Due to the large number of applicants that we receive if you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

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