Security Opportunities – 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

London ● Home Counties ● Coventry ● Manchester ● Cardiff ● Newcastle ● Glasgow ● Weymouth
Take your place in history working to keep the Olympic Games safe and secure.

  • We have a number of temporary security vacancies across all levels – asset protection, access control, patrol, response, search (people, bags, vehicles), CCTV and alarm monitoring, X-ray operating.
  • Many roles require no previous security experience as full training will be provided.

    G4S is proud to be the official security services provider to 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    We’ll be providing a range of security services to over 100 competition and non-competition venues across the country. We are now able to offer a fantastic opportunity for people who can remain calm under pressure, think quickly on their feet and are good with people. To be considered you’ll need:

  • A demonstrable customer service experience.
  • A good standard of verbal and written English (ideally you’ll have GCSE A-C or an NVQ at level 2 or above).
  • Eligibility to work in the UK (have a National Insurance number).
  • A valid passport or full length birth certificate with photo ID.
  • Five year’s verifiable work/education history.
  • To be able to work shifts.
  • To commit to training and be available to work throughout July, August and September 2012.

    If successful we will offer you:

  • Pay for attending pre Games training.
  • A Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence worth £220 and valid for three years’.
  • Salary starting from £8.50 per hour during Games time, with higher rates for senior or specialist positions.

    So whatever stage you are in your working life, this is your chance to ensure spectators, competitors and providers are secure to enjoy one of the greatest sporting events in the world.

    To find out more and to apply, please click on the Apply online button below. Although we have a number of opportunities across various locations, you will only need to apply for one role and attend one interview day, where we will discuss all the options with you.


  • Interested? Please click the ‘apply online’ button below

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