Security Officer

Posted 19 December 2019 by Eclipse Recruitment


Due to company growth and expansion across the UK, Lodge Security are currently recruiting retail security officers to join our team for well known retail brands. If you want a successful career in security then this is the role for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the UK’s oldest family owned specialist security company.

Today, Lodge Service are the UK’s foremost independent security company, leading the way in intelligent, technology-driven security solutions that deliver maximum Return on Investment (ROI) for our clients.

With more than 950 staff, Lodge Security operates in every major city in the UK as well as having staff based in Ireland and across mainland Europe. Lodge Service values its staff and are committed to the continual development of them and see the retention of good officers as one of its main growth strategies for the future.

Role: Security Officer

Location: Harlow DC

Starting salary: £8.60 per hour

Hours: 40 hours per week

Primary responsibilities

  • Partnering with store management to meet loss prevention objectives
  • Commit to the highest degree of professionalism and customer service
  • Detect and prevent shoplifting, and ensure the safety of store employees
  • Prepare case reports covering theft details
  • Maintain effective relationships with mall security and local police
  • Ensure high execution of company security measures designed to control store shrinkage
  • Provide training as required by store


  • Must hold a valid Frontline Security Guarding or Door Supervision Licence with experience in a security or retail type role (knowledge of ASCONE is a distinct advantage)
  • 5 year checkable history
  • Hold a valid passport/work permit
  • Do you have excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Able to deal with clients and their customers by showing professional behaviour on site at all times,
  • Able to follow instructions whilst staying calm in a highly pressured environment.
  • Able to report to emergency services and control room when required.

Benefits include:

  • Full uniform provided
  • Pension
  • 28 days holiday
  • Ongoing training and career development

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Loss Prevention
  • Retail
  • Security
  • SIA

Application questions

Do you hold a valid Frontline SIA Security Guarding or Door Supervision Licence?
Do you have experience in a security or retail type role?
Do you have a 5 year checkable career history?
Do you hold a valid passport/UK work permit?
Do you have excellent communication skills – verbal and written?

Reference: 39277380

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