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Careers with Campus Security

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The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, with the highest academic and research standards, being constantly present in the UK’s and the World’s top rankings. The campus is constantly evolving and expanding, so now is an exciting time to start your career with us.

Our campus welcomes over 27,000 students from over 150 countries, working alongside and learning from over 7000 members of staff. As such, Campus Security has a duty to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the university community.

As a security officer, you will be the ‘face of Warwick’, and a friendly and engaging first point of contact for the thousands of students, staff, business partners, and visitors that come to our beautiful, 750-acre campus every year from around the world.

  • Incident Response

Attending over 1000 fire, flood and other alarms annually

  • First Aid

Assisting staff, students and visitors with first aid incidents

  • Wellbeing support

Providing mental health first aid, our control room offers 24/7 support

  • Crime Prevention

Patrolling campus and the local area to provide reassurance and support to staff and students, registering bicycles with BikeRegister and supplying bike safety equipment

  • CCTV Monitoring

Responsible for monitoring over 700 cameras across campus

  • Access control

Protecting buildings and areas with appropriate measures including card access and physical means

  • Campus Events

Planning and delivering 100's of events on campus including royal visits, VIP guest speakers and major institutional or sporting events

  • Traffic and Parking

Operation and control of campus car parks and roadways during day to day operations and events


We offer an excellent salary that reflects the challenging nature of the role, and the professionalism we expect from our team. The salary is £27,599.00 to £29,322.00 depending on experience (made up from a base rate of £18,009.00, 5.5 hours of contractual overtime a week and a 25% shift allowance).

Start your next chapter today. To register your interest please send your CV to campussecurity at warwick dot ac dot uk