Security Gatesperson – JDT, Leven

May 3, 2024

Security Gateperson, JDT Leven 

Competitive salary

Discretionary bonus scheme

Flexible benefits

30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service. 

James Donaldson Timber, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role

As a Security Gateperson, you will play a critical role in safeguarding our premises and assets. You will be responsible for monitoring access points, controlling entry and exit of vehicles and personnel, and enforcing security protocols. This position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor access points and verify the identity of individuals entering the premises.
  • Control entry and exit of vehicles and personnel, ensuring proper authorisation.
  • Conduct regular patrols of the premises to detect and deter suspicious activity.
  • Maintain accurate records of incoming and outgoing traffic.
  • Respond promptly to security incidents and emergencies.
  • Enforce company security policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with team members and other stakeholders to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Assist with other security-related tasks and projects as needed. 

Our Ideal Candidate 

  • Previous experience in security, or a related field is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and observant nature.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure.
  • Basic computer skills.

Hours for the role are 40 hours per week, Alternating Monday – Friday 5.30am – 1.30pm and 1.30pm to 9.30pm.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you then do not hesitate to apply by sending your full C.V. to: