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Marriott Security Supervisor in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Job Number 23195086

Job Category Loss Prevention & Security

Location W Edinburgh, 1 St James Square, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Non-Management

W Edinburgh is hiring its first Security Supervisor to join the pre-opening team! We invite you to play an integral part in bringing to life this unique project, opening November 2023.

Explore an exciting new career path at W Hotels where your natural talent is celebrated. W Hotel’s work culture is uniquely designed to spark your imagination and curiosity while bringing the W experience to life for guests.


Ignite Curiosity, Expand Worlds. W Hotels are a place to experience life. We’re here to open doors and open minds. With us, there’s always more. We dare to deliver a different kind of luxury. One that revels in bold ideas and indulges in the unexpected. We believe luxury is the freedom to be yourself and explore desires: whatever, whenever.


Reporting to the Security Manager of W Edinburgh, as Security Supervisor you will play an integral role in ensuring the safety and security of all guests, employees and the property, including accident and fire prevention and response.

Joining the pre-opening team means you will be instrumental to the success of the hotel’s opening and beyond. We are looking for someone who is organized, detail-oriented and dedicated!

As Security Supervisor, key aspects of your role will include:

  • Create a positive working environment, while providing support and guidance to the security team

  • Monitor Closed Circuit Televisions, perimeter alarm system, duress alarms, and fire life safety system

  • Conduct daily physical hazard inspections

  • Respond to accidents, contact Emergency Medical Services or administer first aid/CPR as required

  • Assist guests and employees during emergency situations

  • Complete and generate incident reports, ensure proper record keeping as per W standards, policies and procedures

  • Notify appropriate individuals in the event of accidents, attacks, or other incidents

  • Defuse guest and employee disturbances.

  • Complete incident reports to document all Security related incidents.

  • Escort any unwelcome persons from the property without interrupting the orderly flow of property operation.

  • Complete a Security shift summary/daily activity report

  • Maintain confidentiality of all Security and property reports/documents

  • Conduct investigations and gather evidence, including interviews with relevant parties.

  • Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.

  • Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible.

Our ideal Security Supervisor is someone who has:

  • The ability to stay calm under pressure

  • The ability to inspire confidence in others

  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Previous experience working in five star, luxury hotels

  • A positive mindset

  • A genuine passion for working in hospitality

In return for your hard work, we give you:

  • World class training and development, including leadership development

  • Unlimited career opportunities (internationally and locally)

  • Wellness and mental health programmes

  • Discounted accommodation, food and beverage in over 9,000 hotels all over the world!

  • Discounts for your friends and family

  • Specially curated discounts in thousands of shops

  • Discounts for your friends and family


W Edinburgh will bring bold architecture and a vibrant lifestyle offering to the Scottish capital. Behind a façade featuring a winding steel ribbon – reflecting the city’s festival spirit – this 12-storey structure will be the centerpiece of Nuveen Real Estate’s Edinburgh St James Quarter, incorporating retail, leisure and entertainment facilities along with residential apartments.

This W hotel aims to help redefine the city’s hospitality landscape. Accordingly, it’ll fuse the brand’s signature amenities with modern design and W Happenings, highlighting what’s new in design, fashion, music and culture.

The new W hotel will accommodate guests across 244 stylish guestrooms, including 45 suites. While staying here, guests will benefit from the brand’s signature Whatever / Whenever service philosophy.

A real highlight of this property will be its rooftop bar and outdoor terrace, pairing exciting cocktails and cuisine with 360-degree views over the historic city. Among the other noteworthy amenities planned are the W Lounge, a restaurant collaboration with SUSHISAMBA, a FIT workout facility and an AWAY spa, with special functions hosted in 2,450 sq ft of modern event space.

If this sounds like the perfect place for you, apply to be a Security Supervisor with us today!

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

W Hotels’ mission is to Ignite Curiosity, Expand Worlds. We are a place to experience life. We’re here to open doors and open minds. We are constantly inspired by new faces and new experiences. A tuned-in, up-for-anything spirit is at our core and has made us renowned for reinventing the norms of luxury around the globe. Whatever/Whenever is our culture and service philosophy that brings our guests’ passions to life. If you are original, innovative, and always looking towards the future of what’s possible, welcome to W Hotels. In joining W Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.