|Reports to||Security Supervisor|
|Days / shifts||24 hour shifts|
|Hours||Minimum of 20 hours per week|
|Location / travel||Edinburgh Airport based|
Now recruiting for Female Fixed Term Contract Security Officers on a minimum of 20 hours per week working shifts to fulfil our operational requirement needs. This is a fully flexible contract and when the operations requires, you will be rostered up to 40 hours per week, with potential further overtime required in the peak summer period. Hourly rate of £8.17 per hour and an attractive shift allowance. Contracts will commence in March/April 2014 until October 2014.
To maintain security standards and ensure the smooth transition of passengers, staff and airport users as instructed by Department of Transport (DFT) Directorate, processing a throughput of 9 million+ passengers per annum.
Minimum of one year working in a front line customer service type role required.
Will be trained by Security Training in accordance with DFT and EAL guidelines
Needs to have good observation and object recognition
Must be able to process hand baggage on and off the screening machines and body search passengers
Must be over 18 years of age
Must be able to be cleared in accordance with DFT regulations
Full colour vision
If you have been living or working overseas for a period of over six months within the last five years, we will require you to provide an overseas criminal record check.
Takes limited decisions within strict guidelines of DFT and EAL. Scope on making customer services decisions but may need to refer larger decisions to supervisor.
The jobholder is required to co-operate with a number of other organisations i.e. Police, Roads Admin, Customs and Immigration.
All Guards are required to have a good knowledge of Airport geography and regulations. They are required to adhere to uniform standards, be helpful and to assist in the smooth operation of the Airport.
**Schedule 9 Part 1 (Occupational Requirements) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this position**