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Security Officers (Day shifts)

Are you passionate about delivering excellent customer service? Are you looking for a challenging and varied role? Do you want to be part of a Security Service that ensures the safety of University staff, students and visitors, property and equipment, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year? 

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.

Reporting to the Shift Manager/Supervisor your role will be varied with new challenges each day. 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.

A flexible approach is important as you will be required to work a rotating shift pattern, this would normally equate to a 35 hour working week, worked 5 days over 7, usually Monday to Friday. Day shifts are 7:00am to 3.00pm and 11:00am to 7:00pm, on a fortnightly pattern.  Security Services staff are required to provide a flexible service, working as necessary to meet the needs of the business, therefore some weekend shifts will be required at peak times of the year e.g. new student arrivals in the month of September, or on University open days.

We welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community. For this role we would particularly welcome applications from women, as they are underrepresented within the Service. We will select the best candidate solely on the basis of merit and ability to do the job.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact: 

Malcolm Dawson, Security Services Manager


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Security Services
Category:  Operational Support
Grade:  Grade 3
Salary:  £17,079 to £18,688 p.a.
Working Time:  working a rotating shift pattern, this would normally equate to a 35 hour working week, worked 5 days over 7, usually Monday to Friday.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 02 August 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 27 August 2019
Reference:  FDSEC1023
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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