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Job Opportunity

Security Officer

We are currently seeking motivated people to join our Security Team in an ‘as required’ role.

The successful applicant must be flexible and willing to work at short notice. They will be required to provide holiday and sickness cover as well as offering additional support for events and other onsite activities with no shortage of working opportunities.

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Security Team Leaders for the day to day security provision for the historic estate, collections and the safety and welfare of customers, tenants, residents and visitors.

Application Criteria

Essential elements:

  • A current SIA licence – (door licence).

Preferred elements:

  • A current First Aid at Work qualification.
  • A minimum of two years’ service within the security or equivalent industry.

Desirable elements:

  • CCTV operation and monitoring.
  • Training qualifications.
  • Conflict management course.

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:

Kerry Childs
Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard

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

We are an equal opportunities employer and 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 and are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is transparent, fair and as inclusive as possible for all applicants.

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