Job Description

Security Officer - Co. Westmeath

Ref No: DT18267

County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Security Officer - County Westmeath.

This is a 4-cycle shift position.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the security of the site and the personnel working therein. You will report directly to the Security Supervisor/Director of Operations and work within a matrix structure organisation. Interested applicants should be self-motivated, and able to prioritise workload in all areas of responsibility.

Principal Accountabilities:

• Patrol the premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
• Ensure all callers to the business are screened before entering the premises.
• Monitor and authorise entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
• Check and log in to book all deliveries to premises and check out any collections from premises.
• Answer telephone calls to take messages etc. outside of normal trading hours.
• Answer alarms, inform alarm control / fire brigade outside of normal business hours and investigate disturbances.
• Operate and monitor security equipment for both security and H&S purposes reporting any breaches of procedure or unusual activity.
• Call Gardai or fire department as required in cases of emergency (fire outside of normal trading hours).
• Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as damage to property or equipment, theft, presence of unauthorised persons or unusual activity.
• Switch off all lights in areas where no production / work is being carried out, switch off gas as directed. All doors to be secured and only re-opened before shift starting times.
• Night shift personnel must patrol and check premises every 2 hours using the clocking system during patrol.
• Control of cars going in to and out of company car park, monitoring and recording any activity in same.
• Hold list of all company personnel and car registrations.
• Stop and search all vehicles and persons entering / exiting premises as required (includes contractors/visitors).
• Ensure that all scrap material leaving premises has been signed for by authorised parties.
• Ensure that all contractors are signed in and out and that H&S procedures are followed.
• Undertake any other duties as may be required relevant to support the business.

Skills and Experience required:

• At least 2 years' experience in a similar role.
• Experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment is an advantage, but not essential.
• Ability to communicate and interact with all levels within the business
• Must hold current PSA license.
• Full Driver’s License
• Proficient in Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel etc.)

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