Security Officer

Blue Origin Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a small, hardworking, and accomplished team, you will be responsible for ensuring and maintaining security at the Engines Production Facility. This will include access control, supporting of special events, and emergency situation response.

This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable human spaceflight.


  • Perform responsibilities as identified by Security Management and Security Officer Lead in the conduct of guard posts, i.e. control access to the site via Visitor Management System, respond to inquires and issues at guard posts, understand and execute all post orders assigned to guard position.

  • Support special events, emergent activities and ad hoc assignments as identified and assigned by Security Management.

  • Understand and comply with Blue Origin badging policies in order to properly categorize and appropriately issue visitor badges as required

  • Respond to emergency situations (fire/medical/suspicious person/etc.)

  • Execute roving patrols as assigned

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible schedule, to include nights, overtime, weekends and rotating


  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Possess or be eligible for a valid state security officer license

  • Possess a valid driver's license

  • Ability and willingness to occasionally stand in a static position for extended periods

  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills

  • Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heat

  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

  • Stand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of time

Preferred Skills:

  • Associate's degree

  • 2+ years experience in military, law enforcement, overseas security contracting, or corporate security

  • Aptitude for critical incident handling

  • CPR/First Aid certification

  • Computer based proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Extensive team-oriented experience

  • Impeccable character/integrity

  • Ability to de-escalate disputes and/or conflict(s)

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

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