Allied Universal Security Officer - DoD Cleared in Patuxent River, Maryland
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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Allied Universal Services is currently searching for aDepartment of Defense (DoD) Cleared Security Officer.
An Allied Universal Professional Security Officer assigned to this specific job position will be responsible for the protectionof and access to highly classified and sensitive equipment, technology and information. Protection of this equipmentis extremely regulated in a controlled environment and only highly qualified Professional Security Officers are chargedwith this critical responsibility. Rigorous adherence and understanding of security protocols is mandatory, as is a USGovernment security clearance. The Allied Universal Professional Security Officer candidates for this position will undergoan extensive vetting process by Allied Universal, the client and the US Government (DoD). This mandatory process is lengthyand thorough.
Allied Universal Professional Security Officers perform many tasks including preserving order and enforcing regulations anddirectives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Officers may be required to patrol or respondto calls for service on the facility by foot, bicycle, or vehicle. Other duties required of a professional security officerinclude 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 deficiencyalarms, first responder; secure classified information, escort visitors and contractors, secure ingress and egresssituations
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
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
Have experience managing or leading a team of individuals
Understand accountability and lead by example
Be able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) position appropriate level security clearance
Basic requirements for the US Government clearance are as follows: The US Government adjudicators consider the totality ofthe investigation when issuing a clearance. If you have any questions regarding these requirements, you may request consultationwith the Allied Universal Services Compliance Manager/Facility Security Officer.
Applicant must be a US citizen
Applicant cannot hold citizenship in any country is addition to the US
Applicant cannot have any foreign property, business connections or foreign financial interests
Applicant’s immediate family must be US citizens; This includes spouse, parents, step parents, brothers, sisters, stepbrother, step sister, in laws and non-family cohabitants; If the applicant is unmarried, applicant cannot be cohabitatingwith a non-US citizen
Applicant must have very good credit, including no debt that is in default or not paid as agreed, and no bankruptcy filedin last 5 years
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever been arrested, investigated, detained, or charged with any criminaloffense, including under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever pled guilty or pled no contest to any charge (felony, misdemeanor,military code or traffic offense
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has been a part of any civil court proceedings within the last seven (7)years
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever had any disciplinary or counseling action related to their useof alcohol
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has EVER used, purchased or sold any illegal drugs
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has consulted with a medical professional about a mental health conditionother than marital, family, PTSD or grief counseling
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever defaulted on a loan, declared bankruptcy or had personal propertyrepossessed in the last ten (10) years
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has had ANY debt placed in collections in the last seven (7) years
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has EVER had a tax lien or wage garnishment
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he is currently delinquent on any taxes (federal, state or local)
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever been late or are currently delinquent on any child support payments
Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has deliberately misused an automated/computer information system
Applicant must be willing to disclose if, in the last ten (10) years, s/he had any of the following situations occur:
Fired from a job
Quit a job after being told they would be fired
Left a job by mutual agreement following allegations of misconduct
Left a job by mutual agreement following allegations of unsatisfactory performance
Left a job for other reasons under unfavorable circumstances
(NOTE: The government reserves the right to require an individual to take a polygraph at any time once the individualhas been approved for a security clearance)
This is a highly visible and trusted position for which ONLY qualified candidates will be considered. If you qualify based on the above requirements, please complete the position application.
If you do not qualify for this specific position, please feel free to complete an application with Allied Universal Services for another position.
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. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or.
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Category (Portal Searching)Security Officer - Secret Clearance
Workdays AvailableMonday - Friday, Saturday - Sunday
Shifts AvailableAfternoon, Evening, Morning, Overnight