Security Officer

Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre

Salary: £26,008.32-£26,407.68

Location: Glasgow

Reference: 169

Contract: Permanent, Annualised, 2496 per annum (based on 48 hours per week)

Salary: £26,008.32 – £26,407.68 per annum

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.

We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.

Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.

Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.

Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:

We strive for excellence

We are inclusive

We innovate

We collaborate


Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?

We are recruiting for a Security Officer to work within the GSC team. You will be responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for all staff and visitors to the GSC site by monitoring our CCTV, intruder and car park security systems. You will respond to fire alarms in line with departmental process and ensure that all security procedures are carried out safely and in accordance with the shift checklist.

You will have previous experience of dealing with the public in a security position, and experience of health and safety procedures and alarm systems.You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work to a 4 day/night shift pattern and provide holiday cover (28 days holiday per annum).

Full job description is available to download at the bottom of this page.

If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!


Please visit the Jobs and Volunteering section of our website for further information about working at GSC and a link to an application form for this role.

We are equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Application deadline: 19/01/2024

Application Deadline: Friday 19/01/2024