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Security Officer - Chertsey, Surrey

Thorpe Park
Chertsey, Surrey
£12.34 per hour
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

Security Officer - Chertsey, Surrey

Job Type: Guaranteed Hours - Seasonal (Fixed End Date)

Roles & Responsibilities

What will I do?

Our security team play a pivotal role in ensuring that our guests and staff have a safe and enjoyable day out at Thorpe Park. We promote a diverse culture and our security officers must be role models in exceptional guest service and professionalism.

  • Conduct bag checks and personal searches
  • Patrol the resort being vigilant for any threats to the safety of the park.
  • Respond to incidents in a professional and timely manner
  • Work closely with the on – site First Aid team to ensure a smooth operation in any emergency response situations. 
  • Asset Transfers
  • Be prepared to work alongside Surrey Police in a proactive operation and on the park to reduce anti social behaviour across the park.

Qualifications & Experience

An Ideal candidate will:

  • MUST have SIA licence to apply
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Be able to use De-Escalation skills and conflict management in conjunction with SIA training to provide the best outcome.
  • Crowd management skills are essential.
  • Remain flexible in relation to working hours.
  • Be approachable and confident
  • Willing to drive standards
  • Motivated to work closely with other departments on a daily basis.


Join our team of THRILLMAKERS at the UK’s Favourite theme Park Thorpe Park and in return you will get:

  • 20 FREE tickets to any Merlin attractions worldwide
  • 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants
  • Opportunities to develop and have a longer term career in Merlin
  • Free bus from Staines station to the Resort for all employees
  • 40% discount online off LEGO, and much more!

As part of the Merlin Entertainments family, we’re also aligned with Charities including The SEA LIFE Trust and Merlin’s Magic Wand Children’s Charity. This means your hard work goes towards supporting marine conservation projects like the Beluga Whale Sanctuary in Iceland and providing days out for children going through hardship.

If successful through the application process, you will be invited for an interview.  If you have any questions or if you require any assistance at the event, because of a disability or medical condition, please contact usand one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!

Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.


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