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SIA Door Supervisor

This is your opportunity to be part of the eagerly awaited return of live events!

In preparation for normal service resuming in the live events sector, Showsec is seeking SIA Door Supervisor licence holders to join us on a casual basis.

With Showsec you could find yourself working at a wide variety of live events from sports to festivals and venues. Events are already happening with COVID safe measures in place and we’d love to have you on board as we support the sector back to full strength.

Join our team in Leeds to work at a variety of events and venues including First Direct Arena, Leeds O2 Academy and both of the the city’s universities.

We have plenty of shift availability and whether you’re looking for 1 or 5 shifts per week (or anything in between), our casual contract offers you great flexibility. However, you must be able to work some Friday and/ or Saturday shifts (but not necessarily every week).

In addition to local work, you will have the opportunity to work at venues and events further afield if you are willing and able to do so! From Scotland to the South Coast you will have access to amazing opportunities at major events and festivals across the UK.

About Showsec…

Showsec is an award-winning venue and event security specialist dedicated to achieving excellence in crowd management.

Our services help organisers to create safe event environments and give audiences positive experiences.

Based on core commitments to safety and customer service, YOU could be joining our team of skilled professionals in servicing thousands of live events at over 450 venues every year, managing the safety of over 25 million people.

APPLY NOW to start your Showsec journey!

Please note:

  1. You must hold a valid in date SIA Door Supervisor licence to apply for this role
  2. You will be required to undertake a video interview so please only apply if you are willing to participate in a video interview Ref IND002

What you will be doing

  • Screening a person’s suitability to enter an event or venue
  • Searching of persons and/or property to prevent unauthorised or illegal items from entering the premises
  • Responding to incidents as they occur
  • Ejecting individuals from a venue, event or designated area
  • Maintaining security by guarding property and/or equipment
  • Managing queues of people
  • Assisting in any emergency procedures
  • Ensuring any venue policies and procedures are upheld and maintained
  • Monitoring for compliance of any COVID related policies

What Showsec can offer you

  • Pay up to £11.46 per hour comprising a pay rate of up to £10.23 (enhanced weekend rate from 1st July 2021) and indicative holiday pay of up to £1.23 per hour*
  • Plenty of shift availability
  • Flexibility to choose your own shifts and work around your existing commitments on our casual contract
  • 24/7 access to our online portal to plan your shifts and access to our team communications platform
  • Regular monthly pay by BACS into your account
  • A fantastic working team and culture to enjoy
  • We value development so you will have access to fully funded industry-leading training modules and courses through our eLearning platform and onsite training, mentoring and development
  • Plenty of career progression opportunities – as a licence holder you could progress to Supervisor, Head of Security and Operations management roles
  • The opportunity to join our casual staff pension scheme
  • (*Holiday pay is indicative because it is accrued at 12.07% for every hour worked in accordance with your average pay rate over the previous 52 worked weeks. If you work at a different rate the pay and holiday pay will change accordingly.)

What we need from you

  • A valid in-date SIA Door Supervisor licence
  • A successful Showsec SIA Door Supervisor has fantastic customer facing skills – attitude is everything!
  • The ability to handle confrontation and remain professional in such situations
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Resilience
  • We have a lot of weekend work so are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who can work Friday and Saturdays

Vacancy Details

  • PAY: Up to £11.46 per hour (inclusive of indicative holiday pay of £1.23 per hour – see below)
  • LOCATION: Leeds
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Need help? Call us on 0333 005 9555

Showsec is an equal opportunities employer committed to creating and celebrating an inclusive environment.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-engagement checks, training and screening in line with BS7858 standards.

SIA Licensed Roles: The role requires applicants to be 18 or over to hold an SIA licence, therefore we are unable to consider applicants under the age of 18 years.

Non-SIA Licensed Roles: Due to the restriction of working hours and shift times our clients require our services, and the legislation in place to protect young workers, we may not be able to consider applicants under the age of 18 years.


We are only able to accept applicants who are eligible to work in the UK.