Security Officer 8am-6pm Monday to Friday
QA Higher Education Birmingham
Fulltime & Permanent Opportunity
About our role: As Security Officer you will have the experience to deliver and monitor a streamlined campus security service by monitoring students, staff, visitors and other persons to guard against theft, unauthorised admittance and to maintain security of the premises.
Here’s some of what’s involved: (please click through to view the full job description)
Ensure all security procedures are followed, carrying out required checks and processes in order to provide a safe environment
Check that all students/Staff entering the building have a valid student card
Ensure any new students are directed to the Student Services Department to be issued with a pass
Patrol the building on a regular basis to ensure students are adhering to site processes and regulations
Ensure any visitors to the building are registered and issued with a Building Visitor Pass.
Respond to any building alarms and investigate disturbances
Write reports of any irregularities including equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorised persons or unusual occurrences
Provide a reception service – respond to incoming telephone calls in a timely and professional manner, meet and greet all visitors to site
Record facilities issues on the facilities log for the Facilities Team to action
Maintain an up to date understanding of QA’s Health & Safety policy
Help co-ordinate evacuation of the centre in the event of an emergency and to provide support and co-ordination of calls for First Aid, Risk Assessments, Health & Safety issues etc.
Patrol the site to secure the building – ensure all doors and windows are locked and the alarm set
Working Hours generally Monday – Friday between 8am-6pm
Bring your experience:
SIA Badge/Requirements – knowing how to defuse or deal with a difficult altercation
Excellent customer service experience.
Confliction resolution experience
Experience within a similar role
Ability to work well under pressure
A little more about QA:
Students preparing for undergraduate study. Working professionals looking to specialise in their field. Career changers. Everyone should be given access to outstanding higher education and our aim at QA is to make that possible.
We work with our partner universities to offer courses ranging from foundation programmes to postgraduate degrees covering subject areas including Accountancy, Business, Computing, Cyber, Digital Marketing, Events Management, Project Management and Web Development and delivered in city centre locations.
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