Security Officer

4 days left

Leeds, West Yorkshire
08 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type

Security Officers

Facilities Directorate

Do you want to help make our campus a safe and welcoming environment for our staff, students and visitors?  Can you deliver excellent customer service?  

We are looking for professional, proactive and highly motivated individuals to join our Security Team.  Working as part of the team your key focus will be ensuring the security and safety of University personnel (including students, staff and visitors), property and equipment.  As a member of the Security Services team you will also be part of Estates and the Facilities Directorate, providing a quality service to students, staff and members of the public.

Our main University campus, where the majority of our activity is based, is located on edge of Leeds city centre, and with 33,000 students and 8,000 staff it is home to a vibrant and diverse community.  Patrolling our campus and other University properties across the city, you will help staff, students and visitors, responding quickly to alarms, disturbances or incidents in a calm and professional manner.

With experience of working in a customer related role, you will have excellent interpersonal skills to enable you to deal with incidents in a calm and professional manner.  You will also need a full driving licence (manual vehicles) and the ability to drive vehicles in a safe manner, to patrol university properties city wide.

Our Security Services team operate 24 hours a day, we currently have two different shift patterns available:

  • Day Shifts 

Our day shifts are 7:00am to 3:00pm and 11:00am to 7:00pm, on a fortnightly rotating pattern.  These shifts are usually Monday to Friday, but flexibility is required to work some weekend shifts at peak times of the year e.g. new student arrivals in September, or on University open days.

  • Rotating Shifts

Our rotating shift pattern is agreed on an annual basis, and includes day, weekend and night shifts, to ensure we are able to operate 24 hours a day throughout the year.

How to apply

Please apply for this role online, to apply click APPLY.  Applications should be submitted by midnight on Tuesday 27 August 2019.

Contact information

If you have any queries about the roles please contact:

Malcolm Dawson, Security Services Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5483


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