Security Officer in Wick

Location: Wick
Salary: £10.90 per hour
Job Hours: Full-time

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Wilson James have been raising standards in security, construction logistics, aviation services, and technology for over 30 years. With 5,000 employees and a presence across over 300 client sites all over the UK, we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions and top-tier customer service. As a leading managed service provider, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Joining Wilson James offers the excitement of working with diverse, vibrant clients, making for a dynamic and engaging workplace.

We are looking for a Security Officer to join us at our client site in Wick, working at one of the global leaders in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. Our innovative client prides itself on one of its key values of safety, working every day to make sure all their people are safe, and you will play a key part in this.

As a Security Officer you are an integral part of the team and you can make an impact with your skills to protect, deter and respond to any security matters, whilst providing an exceptional customer service experience. 

What do you get from us:  

  • The Role –Fixed term end date 15th September 2025.
  • Pay : £10.90 per hour
  • Lifestyle Benefits – Mortgage and financial advice, vouchers for various shopping outlets and food stores, employee referral scheme. 
  • Learning & Development – we actively encourage progression and offer various eLearning courses, progression, training whilst on site, apprenticeships, and in-house training courses.
  • Health and Wellbeing – Access to mental health support specialists 
  • A typical day in the life as a Security Officer:

  • Ensuring the building is safe and protected by carrying out both internal and external patrols, actively preventing any security concerns.
  • Checking, and verifying entry passes, monitoring of alarm systems, access control and investigating any suspicious activity or behaviour.
  • Interaction with customers, meeting and greeting both staff and visitors; listening to requests, taking an interest in what they have to say, show empathy, and be prepared to answer questions and follow up where you feel you might be able to help. It's about going that extra mile to show people we care.
  • What are we looking for?
    We are looking for people who are passionate about helping others and keeping those around you both safe and secure.

  • SIA Licence 
  • Experience in a security environment is beneficial but not essential, we are willing to put the time and resource into someone who may be recently licensed to give you the first step you might need. 
  • Hard work and excitement for your job, we love to see people enjoying their role
  • A positive attitude with experience in a customer service role.
  • Apply today and secure your future with Wilson James! 

    Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis. For information about Wilson James' commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion,


    Wilson James provides safe, secure, customer-led solutions to more than 300 clients across the UK and Europe.

    With 5,000+ employees, we have been raising standards for 30 years across three core service lines; security, construction logistics and aviation services.

    In security, we employ more than 1,500 SIA licenced security officers who provide protection for a business, its assets, people and reputation. Our experts advise on the latest security technology including CCTV, alarm systems and data, as consultants help mitigate risk whilst adding genuine value to each client.

    In logistics, we provide a range of services to support large scale construction projects. A highly flexible approach enables us to combine the expertise of different logistics management fields such as transport, storage, material movement and people flow.

    In business services, we supplement client operations with security and logistics consultancy and services that improve safety, efficiency and the customer experience.

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