Security Officer
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, GB
4d ago
source : GOV.UK

LOCATION - Amazon - Bedford

POSITION - Security Officer

RATE OF PAY - £9.05

CLOSING DATE - 18.12.2020


Ensuring the security and safety of warehouse stock, premises and colleagues for the world's leading on-line retailer.

Working in a modern, fast-paced distribution centre, you will be responsible for :

  • Managing access control for employees, visitors and contractors
  • Patrolling the site on foot to deter and detect stock loss
  • Conducting bag and body searches using hand-held metal detectors
  • Responding to customer requests and queries.
  • This busy site operates 24 / 7 and as a member of a small team you will need to be reliable and flexible to support your colleagues as required.

    Your normal shift pattern will be as per requirements, working a guaranteed minimum (annual average) of 40 hours / week including days and nights.

    An SIA Door Supervision (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) license is essential.

    To succeed in this role, you will also need :

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Determination and resilience
  • The ability to remain calm and professional under pressure
  • Experience in a customer-facing role
  • Five years’ checkable history and references
  • To pass a criminal records check (CRC) to the required standards
  • Full training, uniform, health and safety equipment, on-site refreshments and free car-parking are provided.

    We take our commitment to principles of fairness and mutual respect for people of all faiths and cultures seriously and we expect our employees to do so as well.

    We take firm action where any concerns are raised both internally and by our clients, customers and members of the public.

    All applicants must have correct documentation enabling them to work here and also have a permanent NI number.

    Internal candidates will be expected to show a good attendance / timekeeping record and also a good performance in their previous role(s).

    Please Note : The probationary period can be extended should the candidate’s performance not meet the required standard.

    Interested parties should download an application from and email it to dirio.calane

    Please note that priority will be given to internal applicants.


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