Security Officer

Location : Cardiff, Wales
Job Ref : MS393
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Public Sector
Salary : £11.15 - 11.15 per hour


MS393 – Security Officer 

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £11.15 per hour 

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Security Officer on behalf of a Client. 

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Working Hours: 48 hours per week, permanent contract Monday – Sunday Variable (Days & Nights) / 36 hours per week, permanent contract Monday – Sunday Variable (Days & Nights)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the highest level of security by delivering proactive and effective detection and prevention activities as well as emergency response.
  • Conduct effective security tasks including but not limited to: Internal and External Patrolling, Gatehouse Duties, Reception and X-Ray scanning duties, CCTV Monitoring, Control Room and Key Control Tasks.
  • Support the Security Supervisory and Management team ensuring that regular reviews of security vulnerabilities are carried out and any concerns identified and highlighted, addressed or suitably mitigated.
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in the use of all security systems to maximise their operational benefit.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Full 5 – year employment checkable history.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) security clearance.
  • Flexibility to meet the job requirements.
  • Valid frontline SIA License DS or SG.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Smart appearance and be well-groomed.


  • Full Time Permanent contract.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Company Sick Pay.
  • Life Assurance and Private Medical cover.
  • Discounted membership scheme.
  • Access to 100’s of high street discounts.
  • SIA licence renewals paid for by the company.
  • Ongoing training & career development opportunities.

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