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We're Recruiting Facility Security Officers

Explore a career in Facility Security and work with G4S and a major energy provider.

About Facility Security

Our security services for a major energy provider ensure they have a safe, secure and hazard-free environment to operate in.  With teams located in Karratha and Perth, Western Australia, we provide asset protection, access control, maritime security, concierge services, CCTV operators, and foot and vehicle patrols.

The role of a Facility Security Officer
Facility Security Officers are skilled and trained to support our energy client in delivering energy services safely.  In a varied role, their primary responsibility is to ensure the immediate safety and security of the premises and all people on the premises. 

They patrol vast areas and are part of an Initial Response Team for emergency responses where they assist paramedics.  They provide surveillance and deescalate abnormal incidents and liaise with Police, perform drug and alcohol tests, assist all staff, visitors and contractors onsite, and undertake maritime duties.

They ensure all facility security services and systems are compliant, follow work health and safety policies, procedures and instructions, and submit written reports on all safety and security hazards or breaches to the on-duty Security Supervisor.

Facility Security Officers are paid $35.87 an hour when working on a full-time basis, or $40.76 an hour when working on a casual basis. In addition to this, penalty rates are paid for working nightshifts between Monday and Friday, and on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. 

  • Weekday Shift: $35.87
  • Night Shift: $41.70
  • Saturday: $49.30
  • Sunday: $62.74

In addition, a first aid allowance of $32.10 is paid per week.

How to Apply
The first step is to register and apply online via  You will receive a confirmation email once you have successfully submitted your application.  A member of the Talent Acquisition Team will then guide you through the recruitment process below.  If you require assistance, please email
Recruitment Process

The application process involves a face-to-face interview and background checks, including a National Police Check, a Reference check, a Medical Assessment, and Security Qualifications + ID form. 

Before starting work all candidates must also complete Industry Safety Induction training and our energy client's Online Learning Modules.

Candidates will need to travel to attend a face-to-face interview in Karratha. For Medical Assessments, our providers work with candidates to select the most suitable available location.

What to expect on the first day
We’ll get you on site 4-5 days before your first day to get you set up and ready to go when you do start.  You’ll receive an email from us, confirming your accommodation, flights, uniform size, roster and the arrival process.  You’ll pick up your uniform, complete the relevant site induction/s and meet your supervisor, who will explain what your first shift will look like. 

On your first shift, you’ll meet the team and other recruits and get your ID sorted out.  You’ll be paired up with an experienced team member and work 4 consecutive day shifts, shadowing your buddy and learning the role and tasks you’ll be responsible for.  You will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions and complete the online elements of your induction as you learn on the job.
What training is provided?

The induction is a 4 week, fully paid, purpose-built training program.  To equip you with the skills and knowledge to excel, it includes a mix of classroom learning, on-the-job training, shadowing, and practical skill development.  You'll start with an Industry Safety Induction, which is a one-day training course to prepare you to work at energy facilities in Western Australia.  You will also complete a number of training modules and courses run by our energy client to ensure you are safe and understand the relevant protocols required at each site.

Further training is split into 4 week blocks, where you will spend time learning online systems, getting familiar with the site you’ll be working at, and completing online training modules and externally-run training.

For example, your training roster might include one week training at one site in Karratha over four days and three nights, followed by three weeks at another site in Karratha.

As part of your ongoing training, you will also receive specialised, role-specific training, run by supervisors.  This practical training will help you learn how to manage complex situations that may arise and give you experience and confidence to manage all aspects of your role.

What does the Medical Assessment involve?
  • Consent form + medical history review
  • Height, weight and extrapolated BMI
  • Blood pressure and heart rate
  • Drug and alcohol test
  • Neural Lumbar assessment
  • Review range of motion
  • Kneeling x5 | 5 second hold
  • Unilateral lift and carry
  • Step test
See our flyer for information on How to prepare for a Medical Assessment
Benefits of the role
  • Gain experience working within the energy sector. 
  • Great work life balance with 7 days on, 7 days off Monday to Sunday. 
  • Additional training is provided for further qualifications.
  • Career development in security and risk management. 
  • Work outdoors.
  • A supportive, diverse workforce.
Eligibility Criteria


  • Hold a Western Australian Driver's License.
  • Hold a Western Australian Security License - Static Guard/Crowd Control
  • Certificate II in Security Operations
  • Have received or renewed your CPR cert within the year


  • Hold a Maritime Security Identification Card (if not, we will support you in obtaining one).
  • Provide Advanced First Aid – HLTAID014 
  • Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy – HLTAID015
  • Fire Awareness & Extinguisher Course

It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be and remain vaccinated against Covid-19.

Apply Now
To apply please visit, search for Facility Security Officers then follow the prompts. 

If you require assistance, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by emailing

About G4S

Integrated Security Services

Our Integrated Security Services support major government, industry and corporate clients. In every contract, we tailor security solutions for individual operating environments to protect critical assets, infrastructure, services and people.  These staff work in various settings, from government, education and health, to retail, telecommunications, resources and energy, as Court Security Officers, Concierge/Corporate Security, Facility Security Officers, Control Room and Speed Camera Operators.

By managing risk, we help governments, business, judiciary and community services operate with peace of mind and efficiency.  Clients include State Government Departments, Courts and Tribunals, Youth Justice Centres, Police, and banks and energy companies, in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
G4S celebrates and supports diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace.  Our culture is one of inclusiveness and our goal is to welcome and retain staff who represent the whole community.  People from diverse backgrounds bring valuable perspectives, experiences and knowledge.  We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and walks of life. 
Jobs for First Nations People
G4S is committed to ensuring our workforce is not only reflective of the communities in which we operate but is equipped and capable of providing the best support for our employees, those in our care and their families.  This includes respecting and supporting First Nations employees at G4S and working to increase their representation in our workforce.  To improve employment outcomes and increase First Nations recruitment and retention, our jobs for Aboriginal people include access to a Cultural Mentoring Program, Aboriginal Employee Network, and Professional Development.