Professional Security Officer w/ Active DoD Security Clearance

Employer
Allied Universal
Location
Sterling, VA
Posted
Feb 17, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Retail, Security
Hours
Full Time
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America’s leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program.? We promote from within our company!?You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal’s many success stories.

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Job Description:

Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Department of Defense (DoD) Cleared Security Officer.

An Allied Universal Professional Security Officer assigned to this specific job position will be responsible for the protection of and access to highly classified and sensitive equipment, technology and information. Protection of this equipment is extremely regulated in a controlled environment and only highly qualified Professional Security Officers are charged with this critical responsibility. Rigorous adherence and understanding of security protocols is mandatory, as is a US Government security clearance. The Allied Universal Professional Security Officer candidates for this position will undergo an extensive vetting process by Allied Universal, the client and the US Government (DoD). This mandatory process is lengthy and thorough.

Allied Universal Professional Security Officers perform many tasks including preserving order and enforcing regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Officers may be required to patrol or respond to calls for service on the facility by foot, bicycle, or vehicle. Other duties required of a professional security officer include working at an entry control point to a facility and answering phones, greeting guests and assisting employees.

Essential Tasks (list not all inclusive):
  • Protect persons, assets and information
  • Respond to and assess security alarms or emergency alarms, emergency situations, medical aid, fires, oxygen deficiency alarms, first responder; secure classified information, escort visitors and contractors, secure ingress and egress situations
  • Ensure the highest quality security services in the protection of personnel, property and information with professionalism; fulfill duties politely, without fear or favor
  • Preserve order and enforce rules, regulations and directives for the viability of the site and the safety of personnel, equipment and sensitive information
  • Greet guests and employees in a cheerful and welcoming manner
  • Answer questions and assist guests and employees
  • Patrol the facility, internal and external
  • Report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances, both through written and verbal means
  • Know site-specific operations performance manuals and post orders
  • Open/close, lock/unlock sensitive rooms and areas
  • Conduct personal sweeps in closed areas; monitor prohibited items in certain areas
  • Conduct “person lookups” for rights and permissions to specific areas and rooms
  • Correspond and interact with corporate security personnel regarding orders and execution
Foundational requirements:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years high-level security experience on DOD site or similar in military
  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate Degree or higher (preferred)
  • Ability to write clear concise incident reports
  • Understand proper radio protocol
  • Possess a good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Be articulate and able to explain a situation coherently
  • Be a leader and self-starter