Glasgow SIA Event Staff

Recruiter
G4S - Events
Location
Glasgow
Salary
£9.00 p/h. 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), plus benefits!
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
08 Apr 2018
Ref
G4S/E/1406
Sector
Security
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Weekends
Job Level
Entry level

**You will need a valid SIA Door Supervisor License to undertake this role - G4S can assist you in obtaining this through providing the full training course at no cost to you (although applying for the licence itself after the training costs approx £220 which we can potentially assist with the up front cost of through financing options).**

Would you like to work at some of the most prestigious events/venues in the West of Scotland?

G4S Events is Europe’s leading independent provider of event security and crowd management services. We are currently looking to increase our Glasgow Events Team where you will be working at exciting venues such as SEC & The Hydro, Hampden Stadium, Murrayfield Stadium, Scotstoun, Myreside and other Scottish Premier League and championship football venues. Upcoming one off events include the TRNSMT Festival, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran at Hampden, Open Golf and Glasgow 2018 (transport will be provided if you are working out with Glasgow).

You will be working as part of an enthusiastic team that helps to keep these venues and events safe and secure throughout. This is an opportunity to build on skills and experience such as customer service, communication, health & safety, team work, problem solving and many others. 

There is also plenty scope for progression through options like becoming a supervisor, joining the recruitment team or applying for the occassional full and part time vacancies within the office that come up.

Unlike many other stewarding companies, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), company sick pay scheme, Contributory Pension Scheme, Contributory Healthcare Scheme and others.

Role Responsibility:

You will be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of customers at busy events by providing a high visibility security presence. You will be responsible for protecting the security and safety of the buildings and personnel. You will carry out duties at busy public events ensuring duties are carried out in a professional manner and that the events are safe and compliant.

Main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond promptly and efficiently to any call made by control in relation to crowd disturbances.
  • SIA Hospitality roles
  • Deal with crowd disruptions (sometimes physical removals/extractions)
  • Robust response when required.
  • Body and Bag searches if required.
  • Monitor crowd movements and behaviour to identify potential issues or incidents and to take action to resolve as necessary.
  • To ensure that the secured zones within the venue remain free of prohibited and restricted items.
  • To follow protocol when dealing with alarms/incidents which require escalating to the next level.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

If you are over 18 years old and have strong verbal communication skills and the right aptitude to working with the public, then this could be the job for you! You will need to demonstrate at Interview a friendly, approachable and professional manner through excellent interpersonal skills. Flexibility is important due to the various shift times/days; the majority of our shifts are evening/weekends however we do have some work during week days.

No experience is required as full training will be provided in addition to an event briefing each shift. Uniform will also be provided as we pride ourselves on the quality and presentation of our staff.