Fire Security Officer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1340536602-2
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Staffline
  • Location: London
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Cyber Security, Driving, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

A new and exciting series of great opportunities to work as a Fire & Security Officer for G4S, a leading global security and outsourcing group, specialising in outsourcing business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

G4S is recruiting for a Fire & Security Officer to work at Dagenham.

The rate of pay is between £ 13.65 per hour - £14.65 once fully qualified.

This is a full-time role working day and night shifts on a rotational basis.

Please note you must be over the age of 18 to apply for this role

Your Time at Work
As a G4S core Fire and Security Officer, you will be fulfilling an important operational role at the forefront of our risk reduction and first-line emergency response strategy, within the plant protection team at a large, vibrant industrial site.

You will need to be qualified to operate highly specialised fire mitigation equipment (including testing and maintenance, where required) and in a range of emergency response techniques.

You will be trained to complete

- Sprinkler and pump testing
- Break glass testing
- Issue of the Hot Work permits
- Testing and maintenance of standby extinguishers
- Be readily available for standbys, drain downs, emergency response, fires, floods, spillages and burst fire mains or any jobs which come in (when the maintenance teams are working on sprinkler alarm system - standby required.)
- Safety walks (Housekeeping) of buildings during production hours i.e. no obstructions to fire equipment etc.
- Recorded patrols as laid out on rota or as required
- Covering other duties on a rota basis
- Clean fire equipment and bay
- Trained to SLA requirements
- Basic knowledge of all Ford Fire bulletins
- Conduct a visual walk round of buildings
- Report any faults via the Ford in house maintenance systems.
- Operate the radio system
- Wear appropriate PPE at all times
- Read and 'action' e-mails.

Our Perfect Worker
Our perfect worker will need to be aged 18 or over, a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times. Experience in preventative fire methods, plumbing and electrical knowledge. Having Good IT knowledge is also key.

You must be flexible and available to work on a varied shift pattern which will include days, nights and weekends.

It would be a benefit to have some Fire prevention awareness and experience as well as some security knowledge and a SIA licence, however, it's not an essential prerequisite, as we provide full SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence training and any additional specialist training to equip you to fulfil the role.

Please note, you must have a full clean UK Manual driving licence

Key Information and Benefits
- 5.6 weeks holiday per year
- Workplace Pension Scheme
- Great 4 Savings Employee Discount Scheme
- Progression, training and development opportunities
- Apprenticeships to gain not just qualifications, but additional wages.

Job ref: 1G4S

About Staffline
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