Security Officer

Security Officer (£8.28/hr)
Permanent - Full-time

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our Security team within our fantastical resort where you will ensure the health, safety and welfare of all persons visiting or working at the Alton Towers Resort. You will also ensure the protection of all assets from unlawful activity, including theft and procedural deviation, continually striving to exceed targets in line with customer expectations. You will have a positive, can do attitude towards all areas of the business and ensure that both the Merlin Entertainments and Alton Towers Resort values are followed and maintained. You will be an exemplary role model and inspirational team player who takes great pride in their role.

Please note that this position is a 0-hours contract and involves shift work therefore the hours worked/offered will vary.

The Requirements:
You will be SIA qualified (Minimum Door Supervisor), be over 21 years of age and have a full driving licence with a minimum of two years driving experience (due to insurance restrictions). You will also have a clear criminal record. You will need to be comfortable with working at heights. Experience in a similar industry would be an advantage. There is a great deal of guest interaction so you'll have a friendly disposition and strong communication skills. You'll also have a skill for absorbing information quickly and relaying it accurately.

The rate of pay for this role is £8.28/hr. Working for Merlin Entertainments means that you can take full advantage of an excellent package. Being part of the wider Group means there will always be further opportunities to grow, develop and try new things with full and continuous support along the way. As you would expect we offer an excellent package of benefits including:
• Free tickets for all Merlin attractions
• Discounts at our attractions and hotels
• Discounts and special offers with a variety of companies including O2, and Sky
• Pension scheme and Life Assurance
• Recognition Awards
• Career development and training

About us:
The Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s only attraction that specialises in making Britain happy! We not only have the UK’s leading theme park (best UK theme park at the British Tourist Awards 2011), but also two incredible themed hotels, a splashtastic waterpark, a luxurious spa, an eighteen-hole extraordinary golf course and the UK’s most unusual conference venue. New for 2012, is our mysterious attraction, Nemesis: Sub-Terra. Plus, we are introducing an amazing 4-D theatre experience with Ice Age 3: the 4D Adventure. Our two hotels are open all year round, catering for both leisure and corporate guests, and will now feature these unique rooms along with our other themed suites. Throughout the year a mind-blowing range of events and spectacular concerts will be held that the whole family will love. Working for us is a busy, yet friendly and enjoyable experience. The Alton Towers Resort really is Britain’s greatest escape!

Merlin Entertainments Group is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment, and has seen the most successful and dynamic growth of any company in the sector over the last five years. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, in 2012 Merlin will operate 78 attractions, six hotels/two holiday villages in 17 countries and across four continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its 43.6 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and more than 16,000 employees.

As part of the wider Merlin Entertainments Group, you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career.