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Security Guard

What is on offer?

We have an opportunity for a Security Guard to join our Facilities department in Knowsley. You will be responsible for ensuring the general security and safety of the relevant Alfred H Knight sites at all times.

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services.

We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies.

We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001.

Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK.


Do you have what it takes?

Security Guard Responsibilities: 

  • Compliance with security assignment instructions.
  • Carry out security/fire patrols.
  • Monitoring of fire, security alarm, access control and CCTV systems.
  • Dealing with emergency call outs in accordance with site escalation procedures.
  • Maintenance of security assignment log.
  •  Liaising with Police and other authorities as required.
  • Safe guard premises to ensure the building/site is secure.
  • Perform opening and locking up of premises.
  • Report any incidents or accidents.
  • To wear uniform and any protective clothing provided by the Company.
  • Ensuring safety in the workplace and ensuring compliance with all instructions relating to the use of equipment/information necessary in the performance of tasks.
  • Follow health and safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Be proactive and diligent whilst carrying out daily duties.
  • Provide shift cover when required (i.e. Holidays and Sickness).
  • To undertake other tasks of an appropriate nature in consultation with the Site Manager.

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:

Required Knowledge & Skills


  • Experience in use of CCTV operations.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.


  •  Previous experience in the security industry.
  • Current driving licence.
  •  SIA Licence – Security Guarding or Door supervision as a minimum.
  • Licence, training and experience in use of CCTV operations, public space surveillance.
  • First Aider.
  • Fire Warden training.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week – Friday 17.00-06.00, Saturday & Sunday 18.00—06.00.


What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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