Security Officer (BPSS/SC) – Yeovil

Full Time

Securitas Security Services

Security Officer (BPSS/SC) – Yeovil Yeovil

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Are you ready for the next step in your Security Career with Securitas ?

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for Security Officers and in addition are offering a £250 bonus on successful completion of security clearance

Working in a sensitive defence contract environment ensuring a high level of service is maintained that meets client’s requirements and displays Securitas’ core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness.

  • 42 hrs p.w. (average) working 4 days / 4 off / 4 nights / 4 off (including days / nights / weekends)

Your Responsibilities will include:          

  • As part of the site security team you will be responsible for carrying out a variety of security duties where required.
  • You must be able to carry out internal / external patrols and other security duties by day and by night, in inclement weather conditions.
  • You must be reliable, punctual and must stay well presented at all times.
  • You will be required to work in a customer-facing environment and will need to deal with situations politely, tactfully and with discretion.
  • Controlling access to site at a number of different control points, vehicle barriers and reception stations.
  • Maintaining the security and integrity of the perimeter and site buildings by means of physical and vehicle patrols.
  • Ensuring the requirements of visitors to site are being adhered to by access control measures and identification checks.
  • Carrying out musters, evacuations and other roles as required in the event of an emergency.
  • Searching of vehicles and bags as required to ensure high levels of security are maintained, and meets client requirements.
  • Appearance to be of the highest standard at all times in line with Securitas uniform and appearance policy.
  • Escort and chaperone VIPs and other visitors as required.
  • Perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions (AIs).
  • Display an outstanding level of customer service at all times.
  • Report and record any faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices.
  • Report instances of property at risk of being lost, stolen, damaged and / or vandalised.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in a legible fashion.
  • Provide a visible and proactive security presence for all on site employees and visitors.
  • Registering contractors, issuing temporary badges, book in/out cars and directing visitors.
  • Awareness of relevant emergency and escalation procedures and be the first point of contact when an incident occurs.
  • Provide a visual and physical deterrent to individuals or groups wanting to gain access to site illegally.
  • Control access and egress, conducting security patrols to deter crime.
  • Be aware of hazards, react to medical incidents and respond appropriately.
  • Manage traffic, including vehicle access, directing flow, signing in and directing visitors.
  • Manage the security of classified information and materials, helping to maintain the security of the site conducting internal patrols and car searches.
  • Operate the control room/gatehouse and reception systems.


  • £250 bonus (on successful completion of written screening clearance).
  • Full-time work and the opportunity to work overtime, support with developing your skills and your career through ongoing in-house and accredited training.
  • Secure on-site parking.


*Please note that due to the nature of this opportunity candidates must be able to achieve Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and Security Check (SC) Clearance*

Essential Skills

  • Valid SIA licence
  • Required to be a British National (for BPSS / SC purposes)
  • Resident in the UK for at least 5 years
  • First Aid at Work
  • 5-year checkable history

Desired Skills

  • Previous security experience desirable but not essential
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Customer Service Training

About Company

Securitas Benefits: 

  • Paid holiday, company pension and life assurance scheme
  • Discounted gym membership, wellness advice and support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, car lease and new car purchasing schemes 
  • Employee discounts and cashback savings across hundreds of your favourite high street brands, online shopping, holidays, and days out
  • City & Guilds accredited training program for professional and personal development
  • Employee Assistance Programme

IntegrityVigilance, and Helpfulness are the core values that Securitas is built on to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise for our customers, employees, and shareholders.

With roots dating back to 1934, Securitas is one of the largest security service organisations in the world. We are a company that offer career progression and development, providing access to training and the ability to gain professionally recognised qualifications.

Securitas is an all-inclusive employer, and we encourage individuality within our company. If you want to know more about why Securitas is the world’s leading security group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, please visit our website.

Join the Securitas Team today!

Essential Requirements

  • Valid SIA licence
  • Required to be a British National (for BPSS / SC purposes)
  • Resident in the UK for at least 5 years
  • First Aid at Work
  • 5-year checkable history

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