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Security Officer (LoS)


Employment type:   Permanent

Employment basis:  Full Time 

Salary:                      Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

Standard Hours:       12 hour shift pattern, 07.00-19.00 and 19.00-07.00

Closing date:            30thSeptember 2018          


Job Description 

Britten-Norman is the producer of one of the most successful civil aircraft ever manufactured in the UK. This leading aerospace SME also offers a wide range of aviation related services to an international client base and is currently in a period of development and expansion.

We are looking for a Security Officer who is keen to be part of a growing business and is passionate about delivering an effective, proactive and flexible service. The role will be varied, challenging and exciting as the Security Officer is part of the team that supports our defence business.

This role is based at our Lee-on-the-Solent premises.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the day to day security function for the business as the duty Security Officer and to complete aircraft fuelling and firefighting tasks as required.


Primary Tasks

Main tasks will include but are not limited to:

·     Controlling access to the Company’s premises and provide escorting for official visitors when required.

·     Operate the BN Security Control Room, monitoring CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Alarm systems.

·     To assist the Support Services functions where possible.

·     To provide regular internal and external patrols of the site.

·     Provide primary focal point for on-site security matters and respond to all BN site alarm activations and provide a key holding response where possible.

·     Liaise with local authority emergency services as required.

·     Be a member of the LoS BN Fire Crew.

·     Attend training sessions as scheduled in the training program.

·     Inspect and maintain the condition of personal protective equipment.


Key Skills and Attributes:

·     Communication: Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills with ability to retain composure and flexibility under pressure

·     Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook

·     Organisation: Ability to multi-task and to determine and manage priorities to meet multiple deadlines

·     Team Working: Effective in a team and as an individual. Precise, accurate and meticulousness. Reliable, pro-active and self-confident.


Minimum Qualification Requirements: 

·      5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade A* - C including Maths and English Language

·      Full UK drivers Licence

Required Experience

·      Previous Security Officer experience within a similar role

·      Experience of operating effectively with little or no direct supervision


Special Factors

·     Must successfully complete UKSV SC Clearance

·     Medically fit to fulfil fire & rescue duties



•      33 days holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)

•      Contributory pension scheme

•      Eligibility to join the healthcare scheme upon successful completion of the probation period


Any offer of employment will be conditional, subject to the successful completion of the Company’s Security Clearance process. This will be arranged by the Company on the candidate’s behalf.  


If you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, to recruitment@britten-norman.comby the closing date.


Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.


Due to the high number of applicants we receive, unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applications. As such, if you have not received a response from us within 3 weeks of submitting your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if we receive a high level of applications therefore we recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.