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Night Watchman

Night Watchman

Posted 24 November 2021 by Cordant People
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Night Watchperson / Night Security


£10.50 per hour 

Monday to Friday 17.00-08.00 (15 hr Shifts) / Saturday – Sunday, and Bank holidays, 08.00-20.00, 20.00 – 08.00 (12 hr shifts) - rota basis

Outskirts of Maldon - own transport essential due to location (free parking)

  The role would suit an experienced guard or perhaps someone with a light engineering or practical background. 

  This role involves walking the grounds (inside the facility (set within 20+ acres) and in the surrounding grounds) checking gates and climbing the stairs/ladder to the plant room. 

Good communication skills are essential, both written and verbal. Basic PC skills would be an advantage but not essential. 

  Most of the shift would entail working alone. 

  The new recruit would be part of a team of three Night Guards, working individually, reporting to the Facilities Manager.

  All guards work a roaster covering week day nights, weekend days and nights, Bank Holidays and shutdowns.  

  The shift roster is set in advance by the Facilities Manager and rolls over a 4 week (162 hrs) pattern. This allows the individual to know what shifts they are working months in advance although the shifts worked will need to remain fluid to cover holidays and sickness. 


Securing the main gates to the site at the end of the day once staff and cleaners have left. 

Opening the gates in the morning. (Mon – Fri).

Locking up the building at the end of the working day. Unlocking again in the morning.

Carrying out regular patrols of the main building, Outbuildings, car parks and pool cars.

Monitoring the site using CCTV.

Carrying out minor checks to production machinery that may have been left running overnight. 

Switching off production or test equipment at scheduled times. 

Carrying out minor checks to building heating/air conditioning plant to ensure it is running when it should be and that there are no leaks etc. If there are issues, call the Plant Engineer or Facilities Manager. 

Checking on lone workers.

Occasionally some minor tasks may be left by the Facilities manager to be carried out while the building is empty.


Keywords: security, nights, night watchman, groundskeeper

Reference: 44797583

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