Armed Security Guard/ Bethesda, MD

Bering Straits Native Corporation
Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
OverviewVisit our website at to apply!SUMMARYBering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking qualified Armed Security Guards in Washington, DC. The Armed Security Guard position will be under the supervision of the Program Manager working with Department of Transportation and Federal Protective Service, and will be responsible for protection of federally owned/leased facilities.ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESAll Security Guards assigned to Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) will comply with the contract, Post Orders and Standard Operating procedures. Personnel must be proficient with weapons, computers, computer programs (Word, Excel and Access) typing, verbal communication and filing. Guards are responsible for reviewing applications for NDW/NSAB badges for employees, contractors and visitors; conduct criminal history and background checks; greeting and directing visitors to various locations on NSAB. Guards shall be up to date on all parking regulations, permits, documents and badges used at NSAB. Provide traffic control/access over vehicles entering the garage. Screen personnel entering the garage and deter/prevent unauthorized parking by patients or visitors; minimize traffic congestion during peak periods of personnel arrivals and/or departures Conduct random foot patrols in parking areas, elevator lobbies, and walkways within their area of responsibility maintaining all security measures to include the protection of life and property. Security Guards must be courteous, polite, patient, and helpful to those they meet during the day.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Required (Minimum Necessary) Qualifications (applies to both this section and KSAO\u2019s) Active Secret Security Clearance All Contractor personnel assigned guard duties must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination performed by a licensed health care professional and annually thereafter. The examination evaluates the applicant\u2019s ability to successfully perform moderate to arduous physical exertion. Physical examinations include these medical requirements applying to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice. All Guard employees must pass the semi-annual physical fitness test as a condition of their employment. All guards must take psychological pre-employment testing to identify psychological conditions or patterns of behavior that are critical in determining occupational suitability Possess a high school diploma or equivalent or pass an equivalent performance examination designed to measure basic job related mathematical, language, and reasoning skills. Possess the knowledge and ability to perform all required guard services duties. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Must be able to orally communicate clearly over a radio and telephone. Must be able to read and understand printed and computer screen documents, such as regulations, detailed orders, training instructions and material. Must be able to compose records and reports, which convey complete information. Have no felony convictions and no convictions that reflect on the individual's reliability, including those crimes classified under the Lautenberg Act. Be 21 years of age or older or be an honorably discharged veteran. Must be 21 years of age to be armed. Be a citizen of the United States. Possess a valid automobile drivers license (all positions herein may require the use of a motor vehicle). Have no record or history of illegal drug use, sale, possession, or manufacture during the previous five years. Shall not have been diagnosed with any mental illness that would cause conflict or create unsafe working conditions for the employee and or citizens. If the employee has been diagnosed with a mental illness the employee must provide proof that the illness can be controlled by medication and that the employee is taking the prescribed medication. Cessation of prescribed medication against a physician\u2019s advice shall result in immediate termination.Must be in and maintain a fitness level consistent with the job duties.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics Ability to follow established procedures and policies. Post orders to include enforcement of client/company rules, policies, and/OR regulations. Excellent attention to detail, good verbal and written communications, including legible report writing. Ability to provide quality Customer Service. Ability to analyze and produce course of action reporting and escalate issues to management in typical and crisis situations. Ability to work independently OR as part of a small group to resolve urgent issues, process orientated with high attention to detail, and triage a problem quickly providing precise/clear information while working under minimum supervision. Ability to perform essential functions of the position which may include long periods of sitting, walking, standing, climbing stairs, OR driving with OR without reasonable accommodations. Ability to see, hear, and smell in order to respond to alarms and detect emergency situations. Ability to use computers and Microsoft office (Excel, Word, etc.), monitor security cameras, and send and receive email using MS Outlook. Reliable and have a strong work ethic. Reliable transportation and current Driver\u2019s License Preferred Guard/Clearance card Gun/OC/Baton permit CPR/First Aid/AED PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Each guard service employee shall be in good physical condition; be able to protect themselves and others and withstand sudden emotional stress and physical exertion in the apprehension of suspects and violators. Pursuit may be on foot, requiring running, jumping, climbing, and/or crawling, followed by physical contact to overpower the violator as necessary. Vision Distant visual acuity in each eye shall be correctable to 20/30 (Snellen or equivalent) in the better eye and20/40 in the other eye with eyeglasses or contact lenses. If uncorrected distance vision is not at least 20/40 in the better eye, the individual shall carry an extra pair ofcorrective lenses. Near visual acuity, corrected or uncorrected, shall be at least 20/40 in the better eye. Field of vision must be at least 70 horizontal meridians in each eye. The ability to distinguish red, green, and yellow colors is required. Loss of vision in one eye is disqualifying. Glaucoma shall be disqualifying unless controlled by acceptable medical or surgical means, provided suchmedications, as may be used for controlling glaucoma, do not cause undesirable side effects which adverselyaffect the individual\u2019s ability to perform assigned security job duties, and provided visual requirementsstated above are met. On-the-job evaluation shall be used for individuals who exhibit a mild color vision defect. Where corrective eyeglasses are required, they shall be of the safety glass type. The use of corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses shall not interfere with an individual's ability to effectivelyperform assigned security job duties during normal or emergency operations. Hearing Individuals shall have no hearing loss in the better ear greater than 30 decibels average at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hzand 2,000 Hz, with no level greater than 40 decibels at any one frequency (by ISO 389 \'Standard Reference Zerofor the Calibration of Purtone Audiometer\' (1975) or ANSI S3.6 - 1991 \'Specifications for Audiometers\') A hearing aid is acceptable, provided suitable testing procedures demonstrate auditory acuity equivalent tothe above-stated requirement The use of a hearing aid shall not decrease the effective performance of the individual in an assigned security jobduties during normal or emergency operations. Diseases Individuals shall have no established medical history or medical diagnosis of epilepsy or diabetes, or, weresuch a condition exists, the individual shall provide medical evidence that the condition can be controlled with propermedication so that the individual will not lapse into a coma or unconscious state while performing assigned guardservice duties.COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENTSThis position is subject to federal or company requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing. Details to be provided by the hiring manager. Employees are expected to comply with all current and future federal and company requirements.WORK ENVIRONMENTWork Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No supervisory responsibilities. ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORSAs a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations Must able to obtain OR possess any applicable security guard or weapons permit necessary Must be able to pass a background check covering the last 10 years and pass a drug screening due to the nature of the position. Must be able to pass a physical agility test if applicable; complete required training and pass examination. Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job. Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.',

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