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Security Officer

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

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Security 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

  • Providing a manned presence at the main entrance to site
  • Providing a manned presence on the Security Gatehouse Reception
  • Delivery vehicle booking in/out at the main entrance to site
  • Vehicle management as required at the main entrance to site
  • Perform external and internal building foot patrols during business hours
  • Perform external and internal building foot patrols out of business hours
  • Respond to alarm activations out of hours as required
  • Monitoring of CCTV system
  • Performing daily checks of the CCTV System
  • Reporting of faults with CCTV System to Security Supervisor Helpdesk
  • Monitoring of Access Control System
  • Issue of Site ID Badges in accordance with customer guidelines and procedures
  • Reporting faults with Access Control System to Security Supervisor/ Helpdesk
  • Carry out weekly Fire System Test
  • Staff Members, Visitor and Contractor management
  • Staff Members, Visitor and Contractor Pass issue as required in accordance with customer procedures
  • Processing of Contractor Security Clearance documents
  • Checking of Contractor Clearance levels
  • Support to Site Events as required
  • Support Grounds Team during adverse weather as required
  • Management and recording of lost/found property
  • Prepare and disseminate accurate occurrence reports (Security and Engineering)
  • Carry out Work Orders as directed by Security Manager
  • Support to site emergency exercises as required
  • Completion of training as directed by Sodexo Management

The Ideal Candidate


  • Current SIA Licence
  • Excellent turnout and appearance
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experienced security officer


  • First Aid Certificate
  • Fire Marshall

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 ex-forces 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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