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Job Description - Security Officer

Job Description - Security Officer

Position Overview

To ensure a safe and secure environment at all times and to demonstrate a positive and professional approach towards all personnel and persons within the establishment.


Position Specifics 

  • Daily logging of all actual or reported incidents, actions and activities in the duty officer logbook and keep Assistant manager on duty informed both verbally and by means of daily handover sheets.
  • Officers to do handovers at the end and start of each shift with clear communication of follow up actions that need to be taken. Handover checklist must be completed.
  • Follow up all actions as informed during shift handover.
  • Following all departmental procedures and procedures as stipulated in hotel Security Manual and Emergency Procedures.
  • Do security, health & safety and fire patrols
  • Regular checks of emergency radios, lift alarms, and intruder and panic alarms and telephones as stipulated in departmental procedures.
  • Respond to all activations of panic or intruder alarms.
  • Monitoring of licensed outlets/bars in accordance with the requirements of the license laws and control of such areas and where applicable fulfil the duties of a Personal Licensee.
  • Effective monitoring of CCTV images, checking equipment for continuous recording and effective functioning and maintaining accurate logs and digital copies of footage when required within the stipulations of the Data Protection Act and the Private Security Industry Act.
  • Dealing with undesirable and suspicious persons.
  • Dealing with unattended and suspicious objects.
  • Responding to and investigation of fire alarms as part of the emergency fire team.
  • Maintain fire regulations within the building and raise awareness of regulations with staff.
  • Carry out tasks as fire marshal, including extinguishing of small fires and assisting with evacuation of persons with disabilities if safe to do so.
  • Carry out recorded bag searches in accordance with hotel procedures and guidelines, ensuring correct procedure with property pass documentation.
  • Comply with all procedures and maintain an effective knowledge of these, immediately actioning any new procedures and adhere to all Company, policies and procedures.
  • Attend all necessary training sessions as instructed by management.
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