Security Officer - Retail Security Officer

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Salary: 7.50 per hour
Location: Dumfries

Closing date: 28 September 2016
Job ref. no.: Ema/Dumfries/M

JOB TITLE: Security Officer - Retail

You must have a frontline SIA license/SIA Training certificates to apply for this role

SALARY: 7.50 per hour

LOCATION: Dumfries

TYPE: Permanent

Cordant Security is currently seeking a Retail Security Officer for one of our most prestigious clients based in the Dumfries area.

Job Overview:

You will ensure the safety and security of staff and customers within your working environment.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Acting as a visual deterrent
  • Liaising with police and other emergency services
  • Report writing
  • Internal/external patrols
  • Locking/unlocking premises
  • Any other associated security tasks as required


  • Frontline Security Guarding , Door Supervision or Close Protection SIA licence (or have passed the relevant SIA training and hold valid certificates).
  • Fully comprehensive 5 year work/education history; including full company names, addresses and landline contact numbers.
  • Clear communication both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience in apprehension of shop lifters and subsequent reporting would also be an advantage

In return we offer:

  • 7.50 per hour
  • 40 hours per week covering 5 out of 7 days. This will include afternoon shifts and weekends. Applicants must be flexible.
  • 28 days annual leave per year inclusive of bank holidays
  • Full and ongoing training with a view for career development
  • Company uniform provided
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • A range of employee discounts for the purchase of goods and services
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Life insurance (whilst in service)

Cordant Security Ltd is a nationwide company with a diverse employee team and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

We have opportunities available across the UK in a variety of roles and offer genuine paths to career progression and a range of employee benefits.

Cordant Security Ltd is the UK's 8th largest security company with a 55 year heritage delivering specialist security services. We work alongside a national client base of demanding end-users with complex risk profiles providing contract specific solutions covering security and specialist personnel, reception and concierge, front-of-house and back office support, loss prevention, mobile and keyholding services, security and fire systems, pre-employment checks and a whole range of risk management and consultancy services.

Exceeding all industry standards, Cordant Security boasts one of the highest Approved Contractor status in the industry. We take a keen interest in the latest industry standards, being the first security company to hold additional quality standards altogether in Environmental Management (ISO 14001), Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001) and Business Continuity (BS 25999)

Contact our Recruitment Team on: 01384 282 503 to register for this vacancy.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Contact Name Pat Robinson
Telephone 01384 282521

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