Need Post Security Officers in UK (SGL)

Job Description:

Job LocationSouthampton
Job TypeNight Shift
Publish Date04/17/2024
Salary18-20 pounds/hour
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  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount
  • Private medical insurance

Full Job Description:

We’re the UK’s largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one quarter of the UK’s seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.

It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.

We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.

Why should you work for ABP?

  • Have the chance to make a difference in a business critical to UK trade.
  • Work within an exciting, innovative, growing business.
  • You can thrive in an inclusive environment where every individual can be themselves and feel respected.
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Get support for training, personal development, and further education.
  • Benefit from support and engagement through dedicated management and leadership.


  • Ensure that only authorised persons and vehicles are given access to the port.
  • Patrol the port areas and always maintain a high profile and overt security presence.
  • Manage visitors to the site and port area.
  • Ensure all visitors receive and understand the visitor’s belief.
  • Issue permits and passes in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Assist in investigations of security breaches.
  • Provide written statements and reports in the event of an incident in the port.
  • Operate CCTV systems in accordance with training and guidelines.
  • Search vehicles and people’s possessions as required.
  • Conduct building checks and ensure access to the port and its infrastructure is secured during out of hours.
  • Manage access to Port Working Areas during Dangerous Goods movements.
  • Provide first response first aid in accordance with training and relevant guidelines.
  • Provide administrative support in an incident command room as required.
  • Maintain a good understanding of relevant security threats.
  • Complete all relevant documentation accurately and in accordance with any relevant policy.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures.


  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a small team.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to follow instructions and seek clarification where applicable.
  • Able to identify potential risks and hazards and take appropriate action.
  • Capable of absorbing information quickly.
  • Able to interpret security plans etc. and carry out the required actions/tasks.
  • Able and prepared to gain relevant UK Government Security Clearance.
  • Must be able to work a 24/7/365 shift pattern, consisting of 12-hour shifts, which will include unsocial hours.

Additional Information:

When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.
Please note that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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