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Health, Safety & Security Assistant

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Loss Prevention & Security

Job Description

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Posting Date May 14, 2018
Job Number 180011Z2
Job Category Loss Prevention & Security
Location Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

We are currently recruiting for a Health, Safety & Security Assistant to join the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is one of Scotland's leading 5 star hotels and we also have the biggest banqueting and meeting facilities of any hotel in Edinburgh.

Job Summary:
Assists in the management of the daily functions of the department to provide protection of property assets, employees, guests and property.  Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures.  Assists in the training of staff in established emergency procedures and implements accident and fire prevention procedures.


Health, Safety & Security Operations
  • Report direct to the Health, Safety & Security Manager.
  • Support the Health, Safety & Security Manager in the delivery of the Health, Safety and Security operation.
  • Assists in conducting hazard and risk assessments at the property to include quarterly safety audits, incident tracking, and the hazard reduction process.
  • Complies with applicable state and local law and safety regulations.
  • Maintains logs, certifications and documents required by law and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Supervises and reviews initial incident investigations and promote a timely responses for all reported incidents.
  • Follows correct key control guidelines in loss prevention and in the property.
  • Assists with promotion and implementation of accident and fire prevention procedures.
  • Incorporates into patrols, which encompass all areas of the property's interior and exterior, an inspection tour of recording system.
  • Follows up on all unusual activities in and around the property that would impair the wellbeing of guests and associates.
  • To be fully aware of all crisis management procedures and know your function during such time.  
  • Handles complaints, settles disputes, and resolves grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiates with others.
  • Promotes action plans to monitor and control risk.
  • Oversees all loss prevention operations to include but not limited to patrol process, emergency response, investigations (initial and follow up) for all guest and employee related incidents, shipping and receiving process (makes recommendations for improvement), electronic key system and manager on duties responsibilities.
  • Taking the lead in first aid for guests and employees.

We are looking for someone who is energetic and self-motivated and who is ready to take the next step on their career path. Ideally you will have at least 1 year experience within a Health & Safety/Security department within a similar industry. Our expectations are that you are able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.Have a strong desire to improve on your skills and knowledge as well as these basic competencies:

  • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

  • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

  • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

  • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Use of Equipment - Ability to operate hand held two-way radio and computer.
  • Having Marriott experience is a distinct advantage
Other key requirements
Must be a Team Player – Demonstrate experience of building positive working relationships and promoting team spirit.
A proven experience of 1 – 2 years in the safety & security related background is an advantage.
Licenses or Certificates
Ability to obtain and/or maintain any government required licenses that are required for this role, certificates or permits. Current CPR certification and First Aid training required. SIA door supervisor’s card is a requirement of this role.
To be flexible to meet the security requirement of the full business needs. This could be providing cover for major event to aiding/working with external security companies that visit the hotel. 
Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.


In return we offer you a competitive salary unlimited career opportunities, industry leading benefits (including: complimentary laundry, free meals on duty, dental and optical plans, discounted hotels and F & B), and an environment where your development is our priority. We offer a monthly training calendar full of developmental courses designed to aid career progression.


Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Assist with moving, lifting, carrying, and placing of objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move at a speed that is required to respond to work situations (e. g., run, walk, jog). Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g., small print). Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e. g., to identify defects). Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with others using clear and professional language, and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
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