G4S plc (formerly Group 4 Securicor) is a British multinational security services company headquartered in London, England. The company was set up in 2004 when London-based company Securicor amalgamated with Danish business Group 4 Falck. The company offers a range of services, including the supply of security personnel, monitoring equipment, response units and secure prisoner transportation. G4S also works with governments overseas to deliver security.
G4S is the world’s largest security company measured by revenues. It has operations in more than 90 countries. With over 570,000 employees, it is the world’s third-largest private employer, the largest European and African private employer, and among the largest on the London Stock Exchange.
G4S’s core services include ‘manned security services’ – where it provides trained and screened security officers. The company also provides ‘security systems’ such as access control, CCTV, intruder alarms, fire detection, video analytics and security and building systems integration technology. ‘Monitoring and response services’ is another core service, where G4S provides key holding, mobile security patrol and response services and alarm receiving and monitoring facilities.
G4S also provides ‘secure facilities services’ which includes integrated facilities services for entire sites or estates for commercial customers and governments. The business provides ‘risk management and consultancy services’ which also includes mine detection and clearance services. G4S also provides electronic tagging and monitoring of offenders at home or in the community.
The company provides back-office support functions for police forces, support for front-line policing, including the provision of custody suite services and forensic medical services. It also manages juvenile and adult custody centres. This includes the management of all aspects of a facility and those held within the facility – similar centres are also used for the detention of asylum applicants. Prisoner escorting is another core service. G4S transports prisoners and asylum applicants between courts, police stations and custody centers.
G4S segments its business into two areas
- Secure Solutions which includes services for commercial and government organisations in areas such as risk consulting, manned security, and security systems.
- Cash Solutions which is the outsourcing of cash cycle management for banks, financial institutions and retailers.
Careers availabe in G4S
- Security Jobs
- Risk management Jobs
- Logistics Jobs
- Event Steward
- Technology Jobs
- Risk management Jobs
- Site supervisor
- Care and management Jobs
- Functional Jobs
- Prison officer
- Cash solution Jobs
G4S have a diverse range of services to meet our customers requirements on a single, multi-service and integrated basis and have a broad geographic footprint to meet demand for security around the world. They offer trusted security advice, risk mitigation strategies, secure support and integrated solutions for strategic clients or those operating in complex or sensitive environments.
How to apply
Application is online which vary from role to role. From assessment days, group activities and competency based screening, You can search and apply below and hopefully embark on your G4S journey.