Static Security Officers ensure that sites, buildings, valuables and people are safe and secure. They act as both a visual deterrent to theft, damage and other illegal activities as well as securing the property when required. They often work in a reception area of an organisation, checking and instructing people who enter or leave the premises, ensuring visitors have signed in and out, and giving directions.


  • Greeting all visitors in a friendly and courteous manner, only permitting entry to authorised personnel
  • Monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points – including the control of traffic, searching vehicles as required
  • Regular patrols of the site, observing for signs of crime or disorder and investigate any disturbances or unusual activities
  • Reporting loss and damage
  • Taking accurate notes for reporting and recording details of incidents, searches and patrols and any other paperwork as required
  • To take effective action in an emergency and co-operate fully with the relevant services
  • Dealing with emergency situations, working with emergency services and assisting with the safe evacuation of all staff and visitors


  • Be reliable and punctual, and present themselves in an extremely professional manner
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good observation skills, remaining alert to any potential issues
  • Be very flexible and available to work unsocial hours including nights, weekends, days


Successful candidates will be required to provide:

  • Valid SIA License
  • Five year employment history including at least 1 year in a supervisory or similar role
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK
  • Proof of Address – Utility Bills / Bank Statement covering the previous 3 months