Distribution Security Officer

Warrington, Cheshire
Full-time
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

Vacancy

Ensuring the security and safety of warehouse stock, premises and colleagues for the world’s leading on-line retailer.

Working in a modern, fast-paced fulfilment centre, you will carry out a range of duties including:

  • Managing access control for employees, visitors and contractors
  • 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 distribution centre operates 24/7 and as a member of a small team you will need to be reliable and flexible to support your colleagues as required. Hours of work can be up to 60 hours per week and are normally on a 6-on/3-off rota, but shift patterns vary and will include days and nights. Pay rate is £8.50 per hour.

An SIA Door Supervision (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) license is essential, and to succeed in this role you will also need:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to remain calm and professional under pressure
  • Experience in a customer-facing role, ideally in security
  • Five years’ checkable history and references
  • To pass a criminal records check (CRC) to the required standards

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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