Security Scotland are recruiting an SIA Licensed Security officer to cover a technology facility on a full time, permanent basis on the outskirts of Edinburgh (south).


Ideal candidates should be over 18, friendly, presentable, approachable and have excellent communication skills, which should include written English.

Additional attributes should be:


  • Honest
  • Awareness of your surroundings
  • Strong communicating skills (you’ll need it when talking to the client & colleagues)
  • Assertive
  • Polite and helpful
  • Good writing ability (for report writing)
  • Initiative
  • Ability to adapt and deal with the unexpected




  • Ensure the integrity of the site is not compromised. 
  • Providing a visual deterrent
  • Liaising with Police and other agencies
  • External site patrols
  • Any other associated tasks as required


Shifts will be 4-5 days over 7 days with shift hours approximately 12 hours per day.


Our branded uniform will be provided, as our staff presentation & professional standards are one of our company’s key values.             


Rate of Pay: £10.50 per hour  


Hours per week: Full time hours: 48+ per week


Contract Duration: Permanent


Licence Requirements: SIA Security Guarding or Door Supervisor Licence required.


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