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Security Officer Job

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Sheerness, GB, ME12 1RS

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Security Officer


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career.  Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you!




The Security Officer role, within the Security Department, will prevent unauthorised access to the restricted area. To complete all tasks set by the security supervisors in accordance with the ISPS code, implement procedures which ensure the safety of the Port, goods and the people within.


Responsibilities will also include:


- To control entry and exits of persons and vehicles, prevent unauthorised access.

- To follow and uphold all procedures whilst maintaining pocket book notes of events, and to report any incidents in a timely manner

- To greet all staff and visitors appropriately and courteously

- To secure and unlock areas as required.

- To undertake foot and vehicular patrols

- To ensure that all required personal and vehicular passes are displayed

- To liaise effectively with other departments and organisations as and when required in relation to site security

- To maintain accurate records and logs of day-to-day activities

- To work flexibly as part of the Security Team providing 24 hour service

- Work with customers and colleagues to ensure delivery of effective communication and management of expectations


Skills and Experience



- Valid SIA License

- Previous experience in the maritime security industry

- First Aid trained

- A knowledge in and around counter terrorism


What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!


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