Security Officer



Are you an enthusiastic individual who enjoys learning and welcomes on the job training? Do you have great problem-solving abilities and a meticulous eye for detail? Are you adaptable, being able to work well in a team and by yourself? If so, our Security Officer position based in Immingham may be the perfect position for you.


Working a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 2 days 2 nights, this role boasts a great opportunity for you to immerse yourself into the security team at DFDS Immingham. You will be maintaining high levels of ISPS Security to DFDS Seaways and logistics and monitoring the Port Facility to ensure that there is no ISPS breaches, including overnight parking in restricted areas. Having good written and verbal communication skills, you will be working with the team to complete reports for any damage found to DFDS property and ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed for evidential purposes.


It is preferred that you have a minimum of 3 years Security/Police/Military experience and have had previous search training of Persons, Vehicles and Cargo. Your role will involve assisting with traffic management and acting as a path finder for emergency services. Being trained in conflict management, you will be controlling of access to Port facility, including Searches of Persons, Vehicles and Cargo.


Now about what we can give you.  You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing


Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded

in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.


Interested? Apply now!   If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!



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