Security Officer

Location: Longleat Forest Village - Wiltshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £21,700 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 18 May 2021

Security Officer

From initial greeting through to departure our professionally trained security team are here to help. They control access to the Village, assist with emergencies and ensure our guests have an enjoyable stay.

We hope our guests never need them, but knowing we have a Security team on call all year-round provides peace of mind and reassurance.


We are looking for a keen, cheerful and efficient Security Officer 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 cash runs across the village, responding to emergencies including liaising with the emergency services and writing incident reports.

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.


You will be contracted to work 168 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • SIA (Security Industry Authority) Door Supervisor Badge (full training will be provided if candidate does not hold this on application)
  • A Full UK Manual Driving Licence held for a minimum of 6 months
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role
  • First Aid at Work Certificate (full training will be provided)
  • Able to perform well under pressure

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a Security environment would be an advantage
  • Previous customer service experience
  • A working knowledge of IT systems


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

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 18 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 24 May 2021

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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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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