Security Officer

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €11.46 per hour (Sunday Premium – time and one third)

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 23 October 2018

Security Officer

A short break at Center Parcs allows families to create their own experience, where they are free to do as much or as little as they like. In 2019, we’re bringing our unique and unrivalled family short breaks to Longford Forest in The Midlands region of Ireland.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest, our new Center Parcs resort – Longford Forest - will welcome 250,000 guests each year, providing the very best facilities and activities. To transform our vision into a reality, we’re looking for an incredible and unstoppable team of around 1,000 employees – and this is a unique opportunity to be involved from the start.


We are looking for keen, cheerful and efficient Security Officers to work within a small team, responsible for the Security of our village. This role is paramount to our guests as you will represent their first impressions of Center Parcs.  Duties will include welcoming guests, visitors and staff to the village on a daily basis, carrying out vehicle, cycle and foot patrols, conducting vehicle checks, escorting staff on village, responding to emergencies including liaising with the emergency services and writing incident reports using relevant IT.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to remain calm under pressure, with the ability to communicate competently both verbally and in writing.  A First Aid qualification is essential and full training will be given if necessary.

The role will differ initially to when the resort is open and fully operational so flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to help out as required are key requirements.


Essential requirements:

  • Ability to communicate competently both orally and in writing
  • A working knowledge of IT systems
  • Naturally cheerful
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role
  • A Garda Vetting Licence, First Aid qualification and Private Security Authority Licence (to include Door Supervisor and Static Guard). If you don’t have these on application the company will pay for the required training.

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working within a security environment


You will be contracted to work 168 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis.  This will equate to 14 x 12 hour shifts per period of 28 days, on a rolling rota. This may vary during the period up until opening of the village.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include working weekends, bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis, except where annual leave is agreed based on operational needs.


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Staff / management bonus scheme
  • Contributed pension scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

If this sounds like your ideal job, and you’d like to be in at the start of something great, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:  23 October 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  5 - 8 November 2018 in Longford Town Centre

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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