Allied Universal Services is currently searching for a Cleared Security Officer - Department of Defense (DoD). The Cleared Security Officer will be responsible for the protection of and access to highly classified and sensitive equipment, technology and information. Rigorous adherence and understanding of security protocols is mandatory, as is a US Government security clearance. The 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.QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:Be at least 18 years of age with high school diploma or equivalentMinimum of 3-5 years high-level security experience on DOD site or similar in militaryPossess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective mannerValid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local lawsBe able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) position appropriate level security clearanceDisplay exceptional customer service and communication skillsHave intermediate computer skills to operate innovative, wireless technology at client specific sitesAbility to handle crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficientlyAble to:Work in various environments such as cold weather, rain/snow or heatOccasionally lift or carry up to 40 poundsClimb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shiftStand or walk on various surfaces for long periods of timeEssential Tasks (list not all inclusive):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 situationsEnsure the highest quality security services in the protection of personnel, property and information with professionalism; fulfill duties politely, without fear or favorPreserve order and enforce rules, regulations and directives for the viability of the site and the safety of personnel, equipment and sensitive informationReport safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances, both through written and verbal meansKnow site-specific operations performance manuals and post ordersConduct personal sweeps in closed areas; monitor prohibited items in certain areasThis 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.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: .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/DisabilityAllied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Associated topics: canine detection, explosive detection, guard, loss control, monitor, patrol, public safety officer, secure, security officer, tsa
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