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3 weeks ago

Security Officer – Connect Plus Services-M25,London

Balfour Beatty
Flag uk London, UK

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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.

Our Balfour Beatty Highways business has a terrific opportunity for a Security Officer 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.

You will be working as part of an inclusive team of Security Operatives, where no one day is the same, performing the following roles: Kent Marshalling Area (KMA), Security Office, Cycle Transport and Dartford Security Patrols.

Our Security Officers work a 4-on 4-off shift pattern, consisting of 2x day shifts and 2x night shifts, followed by 4x rest days. This equates to 184 working shifts per year.

What you'll be doing

  • Monitor and operate security CCTV systems.
  • Support the transport of cyclists across the Dartford River Crossing.
  • Patrol and audit the network and Depots on foot and in a vehicle.
  • Respond to all security related incidents.
  • Manage the issuing of keys.
  • Manage the issuing 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 our Zero Harm safety initiative.

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.

Who we're looking for

  • Previous Customer Service experience.
  • Previous security experience.
  • First Aid experience.

Working arrangements

Our Security Officers work a 4-on 4-off shift pattern paid based on an average of 42 hours per week. The shift pattern consists of 2x day shifts and 2x night shifts, followed by 4x rest days. This equates to 184 working shifts per year.

Why work for us

CPS represents an exciting collaboration between industry giants Balfour Beatty, AtkinsRéalis, and Egis! Together, we spearhead the operation and maintenance of none other than the M25—the bustling heartbeat of European motorways. Imagine the thrill of orchestrating over £100 million of annual investment into this vital highway infrastructure, meticulously planning and executing projects amidst the constant flow of traffic. Whether you're already immersed in the world of Highways or eager to embark on this exhilarating journey, the M25 promises an unparalleled experience, brimming with challenges and opportunities that simply cannot be matched elsewhere!

We foster diversity and inclusivity in our workplace, actively welcoming applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds. Regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, all are encouraged to apply. Our goal is to cultivate a supportive and respectful environment where every employee can excel. If you need accommodations during the recruitment process, please inform us.

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: BBUK09308

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