Vacancy for Security Officer

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Location Colchester Essex, C01
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday to Sunday
Working Times Between 6:30am and 7:15pm
Shift Pattern 4 on 4 off
Working Hours per Week 40 hours per week +
Pay Rate £10.35 per hour
Job Reference VE/16753/rc

The OCS Group provide a range of facilities services, including security personnel and systems, to customers across the UK

Work within one of our Security teams, ensuring the security and safety of customers, staff and premises in a leading retail environment.

You’ll play a key role in the team’s delivery of security within the communal areas of a high profile shopping centre, supporting the public and centre staff. You will have a firm focus on delivering high levels of customer service, and therefore must enjoy dealing with members of the public. This Security role is Shift patterns on a 4 on 4 basis off will this will include weekends.

 

Main Duties:

  • Access control
  • Patrols
  • Fire, security and building systems monitoring
  • Service area barrier control

 

To be successful in the role, you will need:

 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry
  • SIA licence (SG or DS and CCTV) is essential
  • First Aid qualification
  • CCTV licence (desirable)
  • Experience of radio use
  • Knowledge of windows and PC skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • A professional demeanour with sound judgement and integrity

 

 

 

What will you get in return?

 

A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply

Access to high street discounts

Access to low interest loans

Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers

Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme

Long Service Awards

Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles

Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

 

Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

 

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.