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Security Communications Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Security Communications Officer to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression

Role Responsibility

  The general communication officer main duties will consist of the following: -

  • Handling all communications including telephone and radio, emergency procedures
  • All personnel /vehicle access & exit control to site
  • Control of visitors, establishing identity, contacting sponsors,ensuring entry requirements are adhered to.
  • Monitoring the operation of all site barriers
  • Monitoring close circuit TV (CCTV) cameras.
  • Checking any detection monitors which may be installed. (i.e. fire, security etc) and taking relevant action.
  • Updating of records as appropriate.
  • Routine security patrols.
  • Record and report all faults on any associated equipment as required.
  • Carry out random vehicle speed checks.
  • Carry out site muster reader checks as per the monthly schedule
  • Carry out relevant KPI audits as per the monthly schedule
  • Maintain security vehicle as part of the weekly routine
  • General administration duties.

Day Shift Duties 0600 to 1800

  • Carry out communications checks.
  • Check and monitor all equipment in gatehouse to ensure it is working correctly.
  • Monitor and process all visitors to site following the laid down procedures.
  • Complete speed checks on site.
  • Thursday 0800 Test of Public Address System.
  • Carry bag & vehicle searches as required.
  • Access Pass Audits are conducted on random access cards to make sure all details are correct.

          Night shift duties 1800 to 0600

  • Carry out communications checks.
  • Check security mailbox for visitors for next day and place onto visitors List.
  • Monitor and process all visitors to site following laid down procedures.
  • Check and monitor all equipment in gatehouse to ensure it is working correctly.
  • Carry out Security Patrols
  • Collect and file all the Company Daily Hours Prints ready for collection the following morning.
  • Update the safety boards around site to show the current safety statistics.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Full UK Driving License
  • To hold a SIA licence

Package Description

Training Provided

Full Staff Uniform

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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