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3 months ago

Security Officer ( 6 month FTC)


Job Description

About the role

Balfour Beatty Highways
maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live work and play.

We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK. We put our customers first and prioritise completing schemes safely, efficiently and to a high standard.

Our Balfour Beatty Highways business has a terrific opportunity for a Security Officer ( 6 month FTC) as part of the Connect Plus Services (CPS) team based in Dartford, Kent.

You will be managing the busiest network in Europe can be challenging and our security team play a key part in keeping our customers and clients safe. You will be working as part of a team of security operatives who are responsible for the Kent Marshalling area, Security office, cycle transport and Dartford security patrols.

We are looking to recruit into this team to assist with the efficient operation of the Dartford Depot as a member of our professional Security Team.

To assist in the efficient operation of the Dartford Depot as a member of a professional and efficient Security Team.

What you'll be doing

  • Monitor and operate security CCTV systems.
  • Support the transport of cyclists across the River Crossing.
  • Patrol and audit the network and Depots on foot and in a vehicle.
  • Respond to all security related incidents.
  • Manage the issue of keys.
  • Manage the issue of contractor permits.
  • Accurately maintain security procedure audit trails.
  • Ensure all security policies and procedures are robustly applied.
  • Support the Security Office Administrator.
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the position, as required by the Security Manager.
  • Always apply the organisations Security Principles.
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm.

Kent Marshalling Area (KMA) Duties:

  • Marshal all vehicles coming into the KMA.
  • Process Dangerous Goods Vehicles.
  • Deliver a first-class Customer Service.
  • Liaise with DVSA and the emergency services.
  • Monitor Forward Tanker bay.
  • Prepare KMA as Emergency Services RVP – if required.
  • Follow and act on directions from Control Room Manager in relation to movement of vehicles from the KMA.

These lists are not exhaustive and do not include everything that needs to be achieved in the role, and do not include reasonable or lawful instructions given to the jobholder by the Manager.

Who we're looking for

Personal Attributes:

  • Provide courteous customer service skills with a very strong customer focus.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • A confident and professional manner.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and at all levels.
  • Excellent team working skills and ability to build relationships at all levels.
  • A flexible outlook to all tasks and duties.
  • A willingness to travel to, and work at, other Connect Plus sites when required.
  • Self-motivated, highly organised, and able to work on own initiative with the ability to multi-task.
  • Possess good problem-solving skills with the ability to make decisions.
  • Willingness to attend meetings when required and to learn and attend courses.

Why work for us

CPS is a Joint Venture project with Balfour Beatty, AtkinsRéalis, and Egis. We operate and maintain the M25. The M25 is the busiest section of motorway in Europe and requires careful and efficient planning of work in order to deliver over £100m of annual investment in the highway infrastructure each year, in addition to planned and reactive maintenance activity.

If you have or are looking for a career in Highways, working on the M25 will give you experience and challenge that no other Highways project can offer.

About us

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business.

To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion.

Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans, and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at:

Job Reference: BBUK07815

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