Security Supervisor

Library of Birmingham
£26,470 - £33,136
03 Aug 2018
26 Aug 2018
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The Library of Birmingham is open 6 days a week to the public and is a major tourist attraction.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the busy Security Team at the Library of Birmingham. The post of Security Supervisor will manage a team of ten plus Security Officers including Saturday staff providing a service to the public, staff and visitors at the Library of Birmingham.  Security operates 24/7.


As a supervisor you will ensure the successful day to day organisation and delivery of the security function by maintaining and preparing the rota to align staff to operational needs.  You will work closely with Front of House and liaise with the Duty Manager team.


The Library hold events, conferences and other functions through close working with the venues team you will align security as needed to support the delivery of these.

You will implement security procedures and support these with documentation as required enabling security officers to maintain both physical and procedural security at the library. As the team lead you will act as the main point of contact for day to day security issues actioning and resolving these in a timely manner.


The role also involves undertaking various managerial functions including staff one to ones, setting objectives, monitoring team and individual performance, authorising leave and arranging cover, dealing with sick absence issues, and dealing and resolving other staff issues commensurate with this supervisory role.


Where required you will deputise for the Facilities & Systems Manager and liaise with contractors and suppliers in relation to any equipment / services used at the site.


There is a requirement to hold the Security Industry Authority Door keeping Licence or to be prepared to work towards it and  then maintain a valid licence throughout employment with Birmingham City Council.

For any informal enquires please contact Lee Mills,Facilities and Systems Manager on 0121 303 6667 or email


Ref: BCC000159


“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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