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We're Recruiting Security Guards Now

SLS are currently recruiting hands-on security guards to work with us on a contract basis in the film and TV sector within Scotland, mostly covering the Glasgow and Edinburgh areas and their surrounds. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced and dynamic industry where you will get to see TV dramas and films being made, and even meet some stars.


The ideal candidates will be trustworthy, work on their own initiative, be polite and respectful to the cast, crew, and the general public.


We have a large contract starting in March 2024 which will be filming around the Glasgow and surrounding areas and our in-house Location Manager will be on the ground to support you. There will be a number of shoot locations so we do require a willingness to travel.



- Conduct road closures

- Safe guarding expensive vehicles and kit

- Patrol and monitor premises regularly to maintain a safe and secure environment

- Act as a visible deterrent to prevent unauthorized access or activities

- Respond promptly to alarms and incidents, including investigating and documenting any suspicious activities

- Monitor and control access at building entrances and vehicle gates

- Conduct security checks of crew, vehicles, and bags as necessary

- Maintain accurate records of security-related incidents and report any unusual occurrences to the appropriate authorities

- Provide assistance to cast, crew, visitors, and contractors as needed

- Operate CCTV systems and other surveillance equipment to monitor activity on the premises

- Collaborate with law enforcement agencies in the event of emergencies or incidents


- Must be registered as self employed

- SIA licence is essential and must be always visible whilst on site

- Proven work experience as a Security Guard or relevant position

- Knowledge of security operations and procedures

– Familiarity with CCTV systems, access control, and other security equipment

- Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and effectively

- Strong observation skills and attention to detail

- Excellent verbal communication skills

- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

- First Aid/CPR certification is preferred but not required

- High school diploma or equivalent

- Willingness to travel to various locations around Glasgow and Edinburgh (for example Port Glasgow)

- As you will be a representative of the company, we are looking for trustworthy, hard working individuals who will look after our clients in a professional and helpful manner.

If you'd like to apply, we'd love to hear from you! Please email us at


Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the role.



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