Security Guard

Job Type:



£10.50 Per Hour


Stephen Austin is looking for a Security Guard to come and join our friendly team, mainly in a static role manning reception. The applicant doesnot need an SIA licence but 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).


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


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


  • Covid-Secure site
  • 21 days annual leave
  • PPE provided
  • Pension and Life insurance scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free secure car parking
  • Central Hertford location with transport links nearby

The company

SAPG is a well-established provider of security printing and data services to 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.