ConstableVacancy posted: Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Salary: £17,729 per annum
Closing date: 30 October 2016
KEW ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
Location: Kew Gardens, Richmond
Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.
We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.
This role is part of the day to day operation of an effective and efficient Security Team operation at Kew Gardens. The team play a key role in welcoming c1.3 million visitors and supporting the public programme by delivering key operational objectives that contribute to Kew’s revenue, reach and impact.
This role is managed by the Security Manager and is part of the Operations team. The main purpose of this role is to deliver Kew’s mission by:
• Providing an efficient, customer focussed service to both internal and external customers
• Ensure the security of Kew’s assets, staff, contractors, partners and visitors
• Effectively use all security systems to create a safe and secure environment
With a good standard of education (minimum 5 GCSE/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent) the post holder will have previous experience in a customer facing role and working with the public. They will also have previous experience of communicating effectively with customers in a range of situations, including difficult or emergency situations. Basic IT skills, including use of Microsoft Outlook, and a full UK driving license are also required.
This post is subject to DBS checks.
Salary will be £17,729 per annum. Benefits include competitive annual leave allowance, excellent pension, a flexible benefits scheme, as well as a great working environment.
For full details on this role please visit our website by pressing the 'apply' button below.
Closing date: 30 October 2016.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.
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