Security Officer

Employer: Birmingham City Council

Security Officer
Job Reference Number: DC112016J
Salary range: £15000 to £24999
Salary: £19,048 - £24,472
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 06 May 2016
Criminal Records Bureau: No
Criminal Records Bureau Text: null
Vacancy Details:

Security Officer

£19,048 - £24,472

Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, B1 2ND

Working 36.5 Hours per week

You will work daily shifts of approximately 7 hours 18 minutes on a rota basis with starts between 05.45 hours and finishes up to 22.00 hours although you may be required to cover night shifts on occasion. Shift work is from Monday to Sunday as we operate a 24/7 operation.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Security Team at the Library of Birmingham. You will deliver front of house library services including joining customers to the library, issuing books and dealing with various customer queries. You will provide a security presence for the library staff and members of the public.

You will secure the building and its contents, operate our CCTV system, and respond to any emergency situations such as fire alarms, and have responsibility to manage conflicts and difficult situations. You should have the ability to stay calm in a pressured environment, adopt a flexible approach to work and prioritise duties in an ever changing environment.

Previous experience in the security industry including key handling, operating CCTV and alarm systems, and managing conflict is essential.

Informal enquiries to Lee Mills on 0121 303 6667 or David Simmons on 0121 303 2186.

Ref: DC112016J

Closing Date: Friday 6th May 2016

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

“The City Council is currently consulting on potential changes to its terms and conditions (in line with its s.188 notice) which may have an impact on any contract of employment that is offered should the candidate be successful.”

Please read job descriptions and person specification for more information on this vacancy.

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