Security Officer

Responsible for all aspects of the of 24/7 security provision at P&J Live Aberdeen including the safety and security of staff, visitors, assets and buildings.


P&J Live is operated and managed by ASM Global, the largest venue operator in the world, which leverages the experience of managing and operating venues to provide consulting advice to owners, to deliver world-class venues.

ASM Global is the world’s largest and most trusted venue management and services company operating the most prestigious entertainment, sports, and exhibition venues spanning five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 stadiums, arenas, convention centres, entertainment districts, theatres, amphitheatres, and equestrian and recreational centres. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, our venues connect people through the power of live experiences.

This post is responsible for all aspects of the of 24/7 security provision at P&J Live Aberdeen including the safety and security of staff, visitors, assets and buildings.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide a 24/7 service, securing company staff, guests and property.
  • Provide cover in the Control Room and carry out other duties as assigned
  • Monitor the CCTV System in compliance with the venue CCTV policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all building systems including, but not limited to, fire system, and house radio, are fully functional and maintained.
  • Administer security applications and provide management information or evidence for the authorities, as required.
  • Assist with the development all venue security / emergency / evacuation / business continuity plans and procedures.
  • To manage access control systems for staff, tenants, visitors, contractors and productions.
  • To conduct internal external security patrols
  • Work with the Duty Manager during events should an emergency situation arise.
  • Liaise with emergency services as and when required.
  • Liaise with visiting production security for any breaches of house policy or procedures.
  • Assist with investigation into insurance claims.
  • Investigate and record accidents when reported on site.
  • Advise management of any external site issues.
  • Responsible for the receipt of goods and deliveries, ensuring that correct paperwork is obtained, and the relevant departments informed, whilst remaining vigilant in case of a suspect package.
  • Provide fire warden capability as required.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Current SIA Door Supervisors Licence
  • Current SIA CCTV Licence
  • First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Awareness of Counter Terrorism (ACT or Project Griffin)
  • The ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Fire Awareness Training
  • Must have excellent customer care skills
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and the confidence/ability to deal with difficult situations
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills - both written and verbal
  • Experience working in the event industry
  • Supervision, and/or Event Stewarding or Venue Security
  • Crowd management experience


  • Security: 1 year (preferred)


  • SIA Door Supervisor Licence (preferred)
  • SIA CCTV Licence (preferred)

CV and covering letter should be emailed to David MacPhail, Head of FM, HSE & Security: [email protected]

Posted on:


Full Time


Covering letter, detailing your experience in this field, and CV should be sent to:

By email

Ross McLeod, Venue Security Manager

Email: [email protected]

By post

FAO: Ross McLeod

P&J Live
East Burn Road,
AB21 9FX

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I buy Premium Hospitality tickets?

You can see our hospitality packages here. To discuss hospitality experiences or package options, contact our team.

How can I buy a VIP View Bar Upgrade?

You can purchase a VIP View Bar Upgrade to selected events here. It includes early access, fast-track entry, complimentary drink on arrival and access to the View Bar before, during and post-show.

How can I purchase tickets for a concert at P&J Live?

Tickets are available from our ticketing agent Ticketmaster on

P&J Live do not sell tickets directly.

How do I register for access to venue presale?

For certain events, venue presale tickets might be on offer. This means you'll be access tickets before they go on general sale.

To gain access to our exclusive venue presale, sign up to our newsletterhereand we will send you an email with the presale link for tickets go on general sale!

Tip: Also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay updated.

How can I book a table at 195 Bar & Grill?

Our 195 Bar & Grill offers a unique dining experience before selected shows at P&J Live. You can check availability and book a table here.

Will I be able to purchase food at P&J Live?

There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.

Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue. At P&J live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card payments, this is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction. There are therefore no cash machines on the TECA site.

Is there parking available at P&J Live?

Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pay for your parking at P&J Live

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks. Please note payment machines only take coins and not notes.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 24 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Surface Car Park.

You can also pay for parking via the APCOA website here, click which car park you parked in and then you will be able to pay for parking.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

At P&J Live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card and contactless payments. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

What bus can take me to P&J Live?

Regular buses will be coming in and out of the complex daily for public use. Details on bus routes and operators are still in discussion and any updates will be posted on the getting here page of the website.

Currently, the Stagecoach Bluebird Jet Service 727 runs regularly from Aberdeen City Centre to Aberdeen Airport, stopping in the TECA site.

How do I purchase accessible seating for a show at P&J Live?

All the tickets for our Special Access Platform are sold via our ticket agent Ticketmaster.

Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.

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