Department Of Defense (Dod) Cleared Security Officer FT

Allied Universal Security Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

We are North America's leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. In fact, over 65% of our managerial positions are filled by internal candidates.

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

Job Description

An Allied Universal Department of Defense (DOD) Cleared 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 Department of Defense (DOD) Cleared 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 Department of Defense (DOD) Cleared 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.

The Armed Security Officer is a deterrent to criminal activity by remaining visible and presenting a neat and professional appearance in properly worn uniform and associated equipment.

The Armed Security Officer may be asked to perform many essential functions at the facility where they work, although not an exhaustive list, these are a few of them:

  • 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

Physical and Mental Functions:

  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

  • Run as needed

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

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

  • 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 of the investigation when issuing a clearance. If you have any questions regarding these requirements, you may request consultation with 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, step brother, step sister, in laws and non-family cohabitants; If the applicant is unmarried, applicant cannot be cohabitating with 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 filed in last 5 years

  • Applicant must be willing to disclose if s/he has ever been arrested, investigated, detained, or charged with any criminal offense, 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 use of 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 condition other 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 property repossessed 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 individual has 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.

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Closing

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 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Requisition ID2019-305032


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