Crystal Palace Football Club are looking for a Site Night Security Officer to join our Security team at our Academy in Beckenham, Kent. The role includes manning a gate or reception overnight ensuring that the premises is secure whilst also making sure that all visitors to the site have an enjoyable and safe visit. We are looking for somebody with excellent communication skills, is professional and has a can- do attitude. You will be adaptable and flexible as shift patterns are varied each week.

You will be responsible for…

Night Security Duties:

  • Manning the main gate entrance to CPFC Academy site whilst open until close

  • Liaise with the Crystal Palace Football Club control room to ensure the site is secure

  • Directing deliveries and visitors to the correct area of the grounds

  • Recording all visitors and deliveries that enter the ground over night

  • Pro-actively carry out patrols looking for signs of crime or disorder and investigating disturbances

  • Report in detail any suspicious incidents or occurrences or hazards over night

  • Respond to any alarm activations

  • Ensure that CPFC standards are upheld by being the first line of contact with guests and provide a welcoming environment to provide the best experience and visit at CPFC Academy

  • Other duties and responsibilities as required by line manager

  • Upholding and promoting the Club’s policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities policies and procedures

Experience & Qualifications

  • Current SIA license

  • Proven work experience as a security guard or relevant position

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Professional and presentable

  • Committed and reliable

  • Flexible and able to work a varied schedule when necessary

At Crystal Palace Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is spirited and continues to grow due to the working environment, which makes all staff feel appreciated and welcomed. Crystal Palace Football Club do this by encouraging good relations and practices towards different groups and are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity.

We are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, board members, participants in Foundation programmes and any other person engaged with the club's activities, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder will be subject to any relevant security checks as required.