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Security Guard

Undisclosed Company
Plymouth, Devon
Closing date
17 Jun 2022

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Job Title: Security Guard
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Compensation: £ 32,000 (including shift disruption allowance) + additional allowances
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Job ID: SF43025

About the role
We're looking for a Security Guard within the Base Services business unit to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in Devonport and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

As a Security Guard you will provide a professional customer service and gateway to Devonport Limited Areas and Granby Yard enclave. Operating effective access control processes to ensure that Babcock Marine is compliant with MoD security contract requirements. Monitoring interior and exterior security through manual observation and the use of on-site CCTV cameras.

You will be responsible for using corporate protocol to greet facility guests and staff, assigning the proper security access to each as per local protocol. Reporting any suspicious activity to the MoD police immediately.
Part of your role will include performing scheduled and random checks of designated areas throughout the facility to check for any security breaches. Collaborating with other members of the security team to ensure that the facility is safe at all times.

You will be expected to respond to life threatening situations such as medical alerts, fire alarms, suspected or actual crimes and other related situations occurring on DRDL property.

What do I need to do the role?
You will need some security and customer service experience.

We would also like you to have:
* Excellent judgement, decision making and making informed decisions based on own initiative
* SIA Security Guard or Door Supervisors Licence (Frontline)
* Full UK Car Driving Licence
* Computer experience and software knowledge of MS Word and Excel
* Ability to write clear daily written reports

What else do I need to know?
* Must be able to work a variable shift schedule including night shifts and weekends, including Bank Holidays
* The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.

About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It's why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.
Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.
Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Closing date: 02/06/2022

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