Vacancy for Security Officer Events Team

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Location National Exhibition Centre (near Birmingham Airport)
Contract Type Casual Worker
Working Days Monday - Sunday
Working Times Between 07.00am and 7.00pm
Shift Pattern Day Shift
Working Hours per Week Dependent on business needs
Pay Rate £8.60 per hour
Job Reference VE/10114/rc

The NEC is currently recruiting Security Officers for their up and coming events. A key aspect of your role will be to ensure the security and safety of the building, visitors and colleagues at this prestigious venue, host to a range of world class entertainment events and exhibitions.

About the Role

As a key member of our events support team, you will be extremely customer focused and take responsibility for a range of security and stewarding activities including:

  • Checking tickets and passes
  • Resolving customer queries and complaints
  • Implementing emergency procedures
  • Carrying out bag searches
  • Assisting with crime prevention and detection
  • Ensuring Health & Safety policies are adhered to

The pay rate is £8.60 per hour. You will be able to park at the NEC for free.

The Uniform

You will be provided with polo shirts, coats and high-visibility jackets. You will also need to wear black shoes and trousers (not provided).

The Hours

The events are fairly regular, but the hours vary depending on the type of event (usually between 4 and 12 hours long). As this is a casual work role and not contracted, you will have the benefit of flexibility and having this role work around you. You may start out with 4 hour shifts but depending on the type of event, longer hours may be available.

Essential requirements for the role are:

  • An SIA Door Supervision License - essential
  • Please be aware that vetting can take up to 12 weeks in accordance to BS7858 and is a requirement for the role
  • A willingness and an ability to work weekends, days, nights and late evenings
  • Excellent communication skills with a friendly and helpful approach to dealing with customer needs
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • A professional approach with sound judgement and integrity

Having worked in a similar role and environment will be advantageous but it is not essential to this role.