Leading Security Officer
A full time vacancy has arisen for a Leading Security Officer to join our busy service. The post holder will be required to work an average of a 42 hour week on a rotating shift basis working 2 x 12 hour days, followed by 2 x 12 hour nights followed by 4 x rest periods.
Candidates are expected to have experience in a supervisory role with a proven record of providing high levels of customer service, as well as knowledge in the use, basic care and maintenance of security equipment and of relevant legislation. A flexible approach to duties, clear communication skills, the ability to prepare accurate reports, follow and write follow clear procedures and share information as appropriate are also required in this varied role.
Each team must provide a proactive and interactive service and therefore the ability to effectively utilise resources, and develop and motivate a team is essential. Candidates must also be able to remain calm, diffuse confrontation and maintain confidentiality in sometimes demanding situations.
We particularly welcome applications from female candidates and from black and minority ethnic candidates, as they are currently under-represented within this team.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.
School/Service: Student Services
Hours: Full time (42 hours per week - Rotating 12 hour shifts)
Interview Date: To be confirmed