Security Officer – Yeovil

Security Officer – Permanent / Full time
Location: Yeovil
Rate of pay: £13.50 per hour plus overtime opportunities. 

Shift pattern: 4 on / 4 off (covering days, nights and weekends).



This is a permanent full time position offering a great rate of pay with opportunity for career development.

Applicants must hold a SIA license and a full driving license.



Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of the site security team.
  • Internal and external patrols and other security duties by day and by night, in inclement weather conditions.
  • Controlling access to site at several different control points, vehicle barriers and reception stations.
  • Maintaining the security and integrity of the perimeter and site buildings by means of physical and vehicle patrols.
  • Ensuring the requirements of visitors to site are being adhered to by access control measures and identification checks.
  • Carrying out musters, evacuations and other roles as required in the event of an emergency.
  • Searching of vehicles to ensure high levels of security are maintained and meets client requirements.
  • Perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions (AIs).
  • Ensure all recording of incidence, report and paperwork is completed in a legible fashion.
  • Provide a visible and proactive security presence for all on site employees and visitors.
  • Registering contractors, issuing temporary badges, book in/out cars and directing visitors.
  • Control access and egress, conducting security patrols to deter crime.
  • Manage traffic, including vehicle access, directing flow, signing in and directing visitors.
  • Helping to maintain the security of the site conducting internal patrols and car searches.
  • Operate the control room/gatehouse and reception systems.




Full-time work and the opportunity to work overtime, support with developing your skills and your career through ongoing in-house and accredited training.

Secure on-site parking.

*Please note that due to the nature of this opportunity candidates must be able to achieve Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and Security Check (SC) Clearance*



Essential Skills / Requirements

  • Valid SIA licence
  • Resident in the UK for at least 5 years (for BPSS / SC purposes)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • First Aid at Work
  • 5-year checkable history
  • Reliable, punctual and well presented at all times.
  • Customer focused, polite, tactful and discrete.




  • Paid holiday, company pension and life assurance scheme
  • Discounted gym membership, wellness advice and support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, car lease and new car purchasing schemes
  • Employee discounts and cashback savings across hundreds of your favourite high street brands, online shopping, holidays, and days out
  • City & Guilds accredited training program for professional and personal development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Full company uniform provided.



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