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Security Officer

The Scottish Parliament are hiring Permanent Security Officers based at Holyrood, Edinburgh.

The Security Office is responsible for maintaining a safe, secure and welcoming environment for those who work in and visit the Parliament.  We provide a visible and reassuring presence throughout the building 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We’re also responsible for security vetting and the issue of passes, monitoring the Parliamentary estate, responding to incidents in the building, facilitating protest, and managing entry and movements around the building.  The Office also provides security advice to Members and their staff.  

For full information about the role, have a look at the job description(this will open in a new window) and application pack(this will open in a new window).(this will open in a new window)

You can also find a video regarding the role here(this will open in a new window).

We’re holding a recruitment event at the Scottish Parliament to meet the team, understand more about the role and how to apply – come along and join us between 9:30am and 12pm on Monday, 19 February 2024. You can find out more information and register here(this will open in a new window).

Contract length



£32,467 - £35,232


The Scottish Parliament

Closing date

28th February 2024

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