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Zero Hours, National Living Wage, Flexible

Security Officer – Zero Hours

We are currently seeking motivated person to join our Security Team on a zero hours contract.

As a Security Officer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the safety and security of Historic Dockyard Chatham’s historic estate, collections and the safety and welfare of customers, tenants, residents and visitors.

You will be responsible for monitoring access points, monitoring CCTV, conducting regular patrols, and responding promptly to any security incidents or emergencies that may arise.

The role will provide as-required cover for the in-house Security Team and will be essential in providing resiliency by covering staff absence holiday, sickness and assisting with security cover for other activities based on our site.

Application Criteria

Essential elements:

Desirable elements:

Selected applicants will be asked to complete a short written assessment. Those attaining the required standard and attributes will then be offered the opportunity to attend for an interview.

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV.

Completed application forms can be emailed to or posted to:

Matthew Goldsmith
Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to contact all unsuccessful candidates.

It’s all in the detail

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please take time to read the job description and person specification.

You can download the application form by clicking on the link below.

If you require assistance in completing the form or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact Matthew Goldsmith on on 01634 823800 or email:

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Feeling a little unsure?

Not sure if you meet all of the qualifications? Let us make that decision.

Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend not to apply for jobs when they feel like they don’t meet every qualification, when often they do. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Equal Opportunities

As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we aim to ensure a balance of representation and lived experience across our teams. We are committed to providing our employees with a work environment free from discrimination in which all can develop and thrive.

We acknowledge and value the benefits of a diverse workforce and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. The application process aims to ensure that no real or perceived barriers exist and we are committed to ensuring the process is transparent, fair and as inclusive as possible for all applicants.