Security Officer

Employer: Canary Wharf Group Security

Canary Wharf Group is recruiting security officers for employment at the canary Wharf Estate, East London. Canary Wharf Security is recognised as a brand leader in UK security. Highly competitive salaries, well above industry average, plus excellent package including pension, life insurance, private health care. These are permanent posts. Duties include foot, vehicle and boat patrols; vehicle checks; vehicle, personnel and area searches; surveillance; and general security duties. Many members of the management team are ex-Services and recognise the value and qualities brought by former military. No specific qualifications are required other than at least one year's experience in the armed forces (or equivalent in private security). A full training and qualification package will be given including SIA licensing when required. Applicants must be smart, alert, confident and capable of working together in a team. A great opportunity.

Title:Security Officer

Job Summary: To undertake general security duties relating to the protection of persons, premises and property, the direction of traffic, the assistance to tenants and visitors for designated areas throughout the Estate, or other locations when applicable.

Person Specification:
1. Twelve months experience in security is essential.
2. Applicants must be honest, free of criminal convictions (subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) and portray a professional image.
3. Individuals must be capable of demonstrating the ability to work in a disciplined environment and able to act either independently, work constructively with their colleagues and external partners whatever their background and to develop and deliver an effective service.
4. Individuals should possess a good standard of written and spoken English and demonstrate sound interpersonal skills.
5. Individuals should demonstrate self discipline, sound judgement, confidence and decisiveness.
6. Individuals must be committed to the principles of Equal Opportunities. Canary Wharf Group plc is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer. We value and welcome diversity. This commitment is integral to the provision of any service and the employment conditions of each and every member of staff. We expect all our staff to promote equality in the workplace and in the services we deliver.
7. Applicants should be prepared to work outside, in all weather conditions.
8. The duties will include some form of strenuous physical activity. Therefore, the incumbent must have the ability to undertake such duties.
9. Applicants must be smart and well groomed.
10. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge of the security industry.

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