Posted on 3rd April 2018

SIA Door Supervisor – Festivals and Events Team – £11.50ph

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £11.50ph
  • Deadline: 31st December 2022

Come and see what we at Vespasian Security have to offer you as an SIA Door Supervisor at Festivals and Events.

We are looking for outstanding SIA Door Supervisors join our festival and events team for the forthcoming UK summer festival season. Vespasian Security are based in Portsmouth with a strong northern regional team operating out of Manchester.

What will you get when you join the Vespasian team:

• A uniform pack including – jacket (your choice of softshell or all-weather), polo shirts, COVID PPE masks, licence armband, security officer notebook, company pin badge, high-visibility vest
• Paid holiday hours
• Monthly pay on a PAYE basis
• Company pension
• Free access to online Counter Terrorism training
• Access to heavily discounted training via our sister company, Broadside Training.

Vespasian Security are a family owned, multi award nominated business, where we pride ourselves on our excellent track record of caring for our staff, clients and the communities in which we operate. Established in 2006 our professional and well trained team members have welcomed millions of customers and secured hundreds of live events the UK and abroad.

If you want to be part of a great team, within a company that genuinely cares for their team members, as well as having the opportunity to work at exciting high profile events, this is the opportunity for you.

The role
We believe that every great Door Supervisor is always developing their skills by learning from their colleagues, from incidents and from feedback from the community and clients.
SIA Door Supervisors perform a complex role with duties including but not limited to:
• Being the welcoming face of an event working as part of gate team
• Response Teams
• Managing incidents
• Liaising with emergency services
• Protecting assets
• Deployments to VIP and backstage areas
• Managing large volume bar queue systems
• Working closely with clients

What do you need, to be the best candidate?
A professional and respected SIA Door Supervisor who specialises in events and festivals should be:
• SIA Door Supervisor licensed
• Appropriately equipped for camping for short periods on site at events
• Be able to arrange travel to event sites if located remotely from the Vespasian offices in Portsmouth and Manchester
• Assertive with a smile
• Smartly presented and have options on a range of appropriate clothing for outdoor work and varying weather conditions – Remember ‘Look sharp, stay sharp’
• Be able to remain calm under pressure

The Vespasian Security Portsmouth and Manchester teams are growing continually with opportunities for the right candidates opening constantly. Not only operating within the live event crowd management security sector, Vespasian Security have team members deployed to security duties in sectors such as licensed venue, night time economy, retail, facilities management and concierge services.
Additional roles such as Radio Control Room Operatives, CCTV Operators, Security Guarding and Supervisory positions within these sectors would be available to the right candidates.

Company benefits
• Team member discount at Internationally renowned patrol equipment supplier
• Above average level insurance cover totally £10m
• New technologies introduced regularly inc body cameras, staff App and metal detectors
• Team member social events
• Company pension scheme (NEST) in operation

Vespasian as an employer
Vespasian Security has a very diverse work force and we champion this as one of our greatest strengths. This is just part of our commitment to being an equal opportunities employer. We pride ourselves on our team members being drawn from every part of the communities within which we work.

SIA Door Supervisors
£11.50ph paid on a PAYE basis
Vespasian operate a company pension scheme through the government backed NEST Pension

How to apply: Contact our team
Call: 02392 295 503

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  • Andy Denny

    We have never worked with a contractor from ANY area of the festival who is so dedicated to providing a first class service.


  • Nick Byrne

    Glad to see some friendly faces. When security greet you with a smile and a friendly hello, it’s hard not to give back and treat them with respect. Starting exchanges on the right foot makes a difference. Glad to see a security team that give the impression that they’re on ‘our’ side.

    Festival Customer

  • Ben Miles

    Vespasian has been with us from the start and we work well together as a team. We meet regularly to discuss service provision and they are flexible enough to meet our changing needs. Their expertise and experience of the industry have been invaluable to us and to the success of our venue.

    Little Johnny Russells

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Vespasian Security Ltd. holds SIA approved Contractor Status for the provision of Door Supervision and Security Guarding services.