Security & Safety Officer

Kensington, Australia
$81,000 to $86,000
14 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia‚Äôs leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW are seeking an enthusiastic and driven Security & Safety Officer to support the Security & Traffic Management Unit.  The role is challenging, varied, fast paced and involves getting out and about on campus whilst also balancing the administration demands.  The Unit consists of security & risk management, security operations, security systems, emergency management and parking and traffic management.  The Unit is dedicated to delivering a proactive and high level of service to the UNSW community.

About the role

  • $81K - $86K per year (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

This role will involve:

  • Managing and evaluating building evacuations and lockdown exercise
  • Ensuring adequate warden teams are formed for each building
  • Developing and reviewing building evacuation plans to ensure they are current and compliant
  • Maintaining and reviewing emergency plans and operating procedures
  • Ensuring contract security staff undertake UNSW induction and required training prior to being rostered
  • Co-ordinating various activities for the team and preparing reports and documentation 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to exercise sound judgement and remain calm when dealing with emergencies.
  • High-level analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Relevant experience working in a similar environment that is fast paced with changing priorities.
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • A tertiary qualification in emergency management, security or a relevant discipline.  A 1AC NSW Security Licence is desirable, or a willingness to obtain this licence.
  • You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Christopher Evans


T: (61 2) 9385 5900

Applications close: 7 April 2017

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