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Security Officer

Location: Dairy Farm Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Maintenance/ Security/ Cleaning
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Permanent
Security Officer 
Full Time 44 hours/week
commencing as soon as possible
 
The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, German international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. Our European Section offers tuition in English for students from grade 1 - 12 across all three IB programmes (the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma Programme) as an authorised IB World School. Children aged 18 months onwards can enroll in our Preschool where children are following the PYP programme in German-speaking, English-speaking or bilingual groups. In addition to an outstanding academic education, GESS strives to teach students community values such as respect, openness and inclusion. Currently, more than 1600 students are learning at GESS supported by more than 400 full time and part time academic and administrative staff members. In August 2018 GESS moved to Dairy Farm Road to a modern new school campus located in a popular residential area at the edge of Singapore’s largest nature reserve and with very good access to the public transport system.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Man the security point at the main entrance to the campus, not leaving the security point until a formal handover has been made to the security guard on the subsequent shift.
  • Guard, patrol and monitor the premises to prevent theft, violence, and/or access by unauthorized personnel/vehicles.
  • Ensure buildings are locked at the close of operations each day, and unlocked in time for open of operations each morning.
  • Open buildings for authorized personnel as required
  • Direct and control vehicle/bus traffic on campus and on the main road if necessary and in accordance with written procedures.
  • Welcome and check the identity of visitors to GESS, providing visitor cards in exchange for photographic identification and maintaining accurate records of visitor entry/departure details.
  • Be aware of emergency procedures and the role and responsibilities as a security officers in the event of various emergency situations.
  • Work closely with Security Supervisor and ensure they are made aware of any security related concern.
  • Maintain an up to date security log and report any security related issues.
  • Monitor the Fire Command Centre systems and report any faults and/or emergency to superior/authorities.
  • Assist in card access enrollment and issuance.
  • Conduct routine safety inspections.
  • Any other duties as assigned by your supervisor or head of department.
Requirements:
  • At least 2 to 4 years of relevant working experience in similar role
  • Meticulous and team player
  • Able to work during weekends when required
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Possess a valid security license
We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo. Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. 

As in any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.

Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.

 

 

 

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