Security Guard

Location: Chorley

Salary: Competitive with benefits

Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays

Location – Chorley

Due to continued growth and development, an opportunity has arisen for a Security Guard to join the Armstrongs Group based in Horwich, Bolton – Security role based at our premises in Chorley.

Company Information

Operating from 5 quarries across the North West and Cumbria, Armstrongs are a reliable supplier of all forms of stone material from rock armor or cut dimensional stone down to aggregate.

Our quarries produce attractive shades of sandstone, with the exception of Shap in Cumbria which is the home of the famous Shap pink granite, all with good reserves to ensure continuity of supply. The Company has extensive sawing capabilities and can produce any form of cut stone requested from bricks to a solid stone ball, nameplates to fireplaces.

Armstrongs will also undertake other aspects of groundwork’s, e.g. muck away, and operate our own inert tip in Horwich, Lancashire. With an eye on sustainability we also produce recycled aggregate at our Head Office so customers can be confident their site clearance will be dealt with in an environmentally friendly way. We also supply high quality ready mixed concrete through our Amix subsidiary using our granite product to maximise strength.

Our locations are within easy reach of the regions motorways enabling us to supply aggregate across the whole north of England and the north Midlands and Wales.

Job Specification

 As Security Guard you will be reporting directly to the Security Manager based at the Horwich site.  The ideal candidate must have 2 years previous experience undertaking a security guard role, be flexible and able to work to a shift pattern of 4 x 12 hour night  shifts.   The successful candidate must have the ability to meet the challenges of the day to day issues associated with check calls, perimeter patrols and reporting incidents – they should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to carry out administration duties. .

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily patrols around the perimeter of the premises
  • Report any incidents – police obtaining crime numbers / log numbers etc
  • Communication with Security at Head Office
  • Be able to carry out check calls
  • Completion of log book – accurately and precisely


  • Previous experience in the security sector  is essential
  • Take ownership of your job role and responsibilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent  time keeping
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Have own vehicle

Pay and Benefits Package

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Holidays: 20 days per annum plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • Long-term security with a family run business