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Security Officer


Position Overview

Who we are

Our Hotels

We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

Diversity and Inclusion at Dorchester Collection is a core belief of our We Care philosophy. The basis of We Care is to create an environment within our company where all of our employees feel valued and respected, allowing positive engagement to prosper. We continually strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is part of our DNA reflected by our core values of Passion, Personality, Respect, Working Together and Creativity. We are proud of each and every one of our employees and promote a sense of belonging that transcends all else.  

Reference

2021-2502  

Your future, our legacy

Hotel

The Dorchester

Division & Department

Rooms - Safety & Security

Job Title

Security Officer

Contract Type

Permanent

Status

Full time

Position Overview

We care about your career and are known for having the absolute best people in the industry. When you join us as a Security Officer you start a unique opportunity to become celebrated as the very best in your field. You’ll learn not only from your fellow Legends, but also through our award-winning learning academy, so that you can achieve the highest standards of craft, service, and leadership and become a legend in your own story.

What you'll get

As a Security Officer at The Dorchester, here are just some of the great benefits you will receive: 

  • Fantastic Employee bonus scheme and Excellent Service charge
  • Complimentary stays including breakfast across the  Dorchester Collection Hotels - up to 48 nights every year
  • 50% F&B discount at selected bars and restaurants within the Dorchester Collection
  • Vibrant Social events that bring employees together including Summer party and Winter ball
  • Amazing benefits such as discounts  in various high street and online shops, seasonal ticket loan, rental deposit scheme and competitive Private Pension Scheme
  • Apprenticeship, training and development opportunities – from Level 2 (Hospitality Team Member) up to Level 5 (Operations Manager) and many others.
  • £ 750 bonus when you recommend a friend
  • Access to immediate well-being advice, because We Care about our employees

What you'll do

You’ll love what you do and take pride in delighting our guests:

  • You will be responsible for the protection of the Company’s property from loss or damage as well as providing a safe and secure environment for its guests and colleagues.
  • You will be responsible for FLHSS (Fire, Life, Health, Safety, and Security) of the hotel adhering to our set company rules and regulation standards. This includes review on protective and preventative security measures that ensures our guests receives nothing but the best experience.
  • Recording all relevant incidents in the Occurrence Book, conduct regular patrols of the building, records hazard and communicate  findings for action in compliance particular to Risk Assessment strategies
  • Ensuring that CCTV / work-related security and surveillance systems are professionally operated at all times when assigned and to relay all pertinent information to relevant stakeholders or Area Director of Security
  • You will be convergent of, and comply with, safe working practises as laid down under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and Company H & S Manual, as applicable to your place of work.
  • Conducts random audits in all departments to ensure the policy on key control, Lost and Found processes and adhered to security Code of Practice

The items shared are the essence of a day in the life of a Security Officer, but we’ll make sure you are provided with specifics on how we care for our hotel

What you'll bring

  • Previous relevant experience in a position within Safety & Security Services, a background of police or emergency services is beneficial
  • The ideal candidate will have an established security background likely to be gained from the Police, Military or the ultra-luxury hotel or establishments however consideration will be given to exceptional candidates from other industries
  • You must be SIA licensed, First Aid trained and qualified and have knowledge of fire, health and safety
  • Our values of, Passion, Personality, Respect, Working Together and Creativity guide us each and every day. As a  Security Officer you’ll have the opportunity to bring these to life and continue to create our legacy.
  • Communication is what keeps our departments running perfectly. You have great communication skills with a strong customer service ethic.
  • English is the primary language used in our hotel. You can comfortably communicate in this language.

Position location

Job Location

United Kingdom

Location

53 Park Lane, Mayfair W1K 1QA London