Security Officer (Female)

December 10, 2021


Position: Security Officer (Female)
Job no: 525744
Employment type Full time
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department: Security, Non-Management (Experienced)


  • Reports on all incidents, raises them to the immediate supervisor and follow through until such time as they are handed over
  • Monitors and manages the entrance onto the property of all personnel and restricts access to those unauthorized to do so and reports any such attempted breaches
  • Monitors, manages, and controls access of all vehicles onto the property and restricts and reports any attempted breaches by unauthorized vehicles 
  • The issuing and collection of all keys
  • The issuing and collection of Security passes and ensures the safekeeping of any identification retained from as deposits
  • Complete visitors/contractors’ logbooks
  • Verify and file Property Removal Authorization
  • Controls access and egress into any specific areas identified at sensitive duty posts
  • Monitor for and divert any unregistered guests to reception
  • Together with relevant front office colleagues monitors and controls traffic movement within the property
  • Control unauthorized parking to ensure parking only in designated areas
  • All related registers and logbooks are maintained
  • All reports are completed in GSIICS and are updated as and when required
  • Crowd Control measures are adopted wherever required
  • Manage and execute responsibilities within GSOM
  • To be proactive always and report any incidents either actual or suspicious to the relevant supervisor
  • To act upon any information received or incident witnessed to ensure the safety and security of all parties is maintained and the protection of the asset is not compromised
  • Have a full understanding of the departmental policies and procedures and be knowledgeable with all updates and revisions as published
  • Conduct full Security and fire, life safety patrols of the property as directed and record and report all defects and irregularities through the correct channels
  • Ensure all lost and found property is handed in for recording and storage in a timely manner
  • Ensure that pending duties with related information are handed over to the Supervisor at the end of each shift
  • Be aware of and enforce all policies related to the specific posting where the officer is working (EG policy on contractor access)
  • Escalate incidents to the appropriate person or department as the situation requires
  • Patrolling should be conducted at every post
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Security
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as required by ExCom or the Director of Security

Skills & Qualifications 

  • SIRA approved Security guard course
  • SIRA Security guard license
  • High school certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-year experience in hospitality security
  • Ability to understand effective approaches of communication with different individuals.
  • Able to communicate clearly with peers and superiors.
  • Knowledge of firefighting equipment
  • Knowledge of CCTV operation
  • First aid trained
  • Knowledge of handling emergency situations and evacuations
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in Arabic or other languages are preferred.

Advertised: 11 Nov 2021 Arabian Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Dec 2021 Arabian Standard Time