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Security staff Jobs in Pontefract

Job Overview 

The role of Security staff is to maintain a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel.

Skills

  • •    a mature and responsible attitude to work
  • •    honesty
  • •    a polite and helpful manner
  • •    a reasonable level of physical fitness 
  • •    the ability to write short reports and follow written instructions
  • •    the confidence to challenge people when necessary 
  • •    the ability to use your initiative and make quick decisions
  • •    the ability to work with technical equipment such as CCTV 

Qualifications 

You do not usually need academic qualifications to start work as a security officer but a good standard of general education would be helpful. 

Previous experience of working in the police or armed forces could also be useful. 

​Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to the English Civil War Royalist sympathies. Pontefract lies in close proximity to the A1 and the M62. Bus transport is provided by Arriva Yorkshire, the main hub in the town for this being Pontefract bus station. The town has direct rail connections with Leeds, Wakefield, Goole, Castleford, York and Sheffield from the town's three railway stations; Pontefract Monkhill, Pontefract Tanshelf and Pontefract Baghill. The closest airports are Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield.

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