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Security Officers
House of Commons

At A Glance

Job Reference: JD-POJ-180212-01

Salary: £22,150 per annum

Benefits: N/A

Location: House of Commons

Role/Type: Permanent/Full Time

Required Skills/Qualifications: N/A

Job Title: Security Officers

Salary: £22,150 per annum (plus 30% Shift Disturbance Allowance)
Salary Band: D1
Contract Type: Permanent
Number of Posts: Multiple
Type of Post:  Concurrent
Hours: Full time, 36 hours as part of a shift rota
Closing date: 28 February at 23.59


The Role

We are seeking to recruit a balance of Security Officers across all genders, in order to meet our departmental aim of maintaining a safe, secure and accessible Parliament, free from disruption.

Security Officers are responsible for controlling access to the Parliamentary Estate which will also include searching visitors, vehicles and specified premises to prevent or trace unauthorised articles. The role will also involve maintaining public order so that the business of the House is not disrupted and responding to personal attack and intruder alarms. Prevention and detection of crime is a crucial aspect of the role and post holders may be required to use CCTV to detect unauthorised acts, crime and disorder.


The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and build strong, inclusive and co-operative working relationships with individuals at all levels.
  • Experience in delivering excellent customer service including meeting the needs of a diverse customer base, being professional and courteous and yet assertive when required.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to relay information clearly and concisely to different audiences. 



Annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata

Civil Service Pension scheme

Interest-free season ticket loan

Child care voucher scheme

Discounted membership of the in-house gym

All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description