Mitie Security Officer

Mitie has a great opportunity for a Security Officer to join the Total Security Management Team based at Birmingham Airport.

Hourly Rate: £9.25 to start rising to £10.00 1st April

Variable shifts 10 – 12 hr shifts days/nights

Reporting to the Security Operations Manager through the security supervisors/duty managers to undertake aviation security duties at Birmingham Airport, in line with the National Aviation Security Programme and localised procedures.

Main Duties

  • To control access of persons into the CP (Critical Part)
  • Responsible for the searching of all vehicles into the CP
  • To conduct body searches when required
  • To carry liquid testing as and when required
  • To carry out x-ray screening duties. (Successful completion of a colour efficiency eye test is required at interview)
  • To perform all other duties to the necessary CAA/DFT standards.
  • To respond to any emergency as and when required
  • To carry out foot patrols
  • To be compliant with Aviation security local operating procedures, practices and protocols
  • To undertake all mandatory security training as stipulated by the CAA
  • To utilise equipment only as you have been trained to
  • To achieve an acceptable level of competence which is measured through relevant performance evaluations
  • To act as Security Liaison for emergency services
  • Any other reasonable instruction

Person specification:

  • Able to do shifts covering a 24hr period inclusive of weekends and bank holidays and when required.
  • Able to work on own initiative and also within a team
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Customer services focused
  • Smart in appearance
  • Flexible Approach to work to suit the business needs
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to go above and beyond to support the client and visitors
  • Excellent communication skills are required both written and verbal
  • It is important the Security Officer is calm under pressure
  • Capable of achieving and maintaining level 1 CAA/DfT security standard
  • Basic computer skills to operate certain equipment.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels including outside agencies and authorities

Applicants will need the following to apply:

Due to security clearance required applicants must have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.

Successful candidates will need a clear criminal record check and a counter terrorist check.

CV must be in full and include full 5 year background history without any gaps. Details are to be detailed and accurate see requirements :

Employer Name/Educational establishment.

Full Start and finish dates – DD/MM/YY

Full dates of registered unemployment DD/MM/YY

Full dates of any periods of not working or registered unemployed DD/MM/YY

To apply:

Security Officer | Mitie

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