Security Gatekeeper

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Stephen Austin is looking for a Security Gatekeeper to come and join our team. The applicant must have experience of working night shifts and have good communication skills for this people facing role. The successful applicant will be required to work to a rotating shift pattern consisting of 4 nights on, four nights off, 4 days on and 4 days off (12 hour shifts).


  • Controlling and maintaining access
  • Ensuring all workers, vehicle and visitors sign in and out of the site
  • Ensuring correct PPE is worn
  • Ensuring no banned items are taken onto site
  • Completing site patrols
  • Gate supervision
  • Direction of visitors and delivery
  • Answering telephone calls and covering reception out of normal hours
  • Ensuring site security procedures are followed
  • Maintaining and encourage health and safety policies.


  • Previous experience of working night shifts preferred
  • Must be reliable and able to follow processes and procedures 
  • Conscientious
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Previous security experience is preferred but not essential
  • Must be able to undergo First Aider training if not already qualified


  • Covid-Secure site
  • Competitive salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free secure car parking
  • Central Hertford location with transport links nearby
  • 21 days annual leave

The company

SAPG is a well-established provider of security printing and data services to governments and authorities in the UK and worldwide.  The group comprises two companies – Stephen Austin ( security printing and distribution services for examination and electoral bodies and GradeMaker ( SAAS assessment software and data services for examination bodies.

Because of the sensitive nature of the duties, the post-holder will be expected to complete a basic criminal record check.