JPL Security Officer
in CA - Pasadena

Job Attributes

Job Id:

94283115661

Job Location:

4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA  91109

Job Description

Paragon Systems is currently hiring for a Security Officer to support our NASA located in Pasadena, California. The position of full-time non-exempt Security Officer which is responsible for developing, coordinating, and conducting physical security services; which may include security surveys/ inspections, and emergency. Any interested candidates must be individuals of unquestionable integrity who display a mature attitude and exercise good judgment. This position requires a self-motivated individual with the ability to function independently and possess excellent organizational and attention to detail skills; and may include working with armed members of the law enforcement profession.

  • Knowledge of NASA / JPL Security policies and regulations: knowledge of protective devices and physical security protective systems (including inspection and monitoring operations of each system).
  • Able to exercise mature judgment in applying laws and regulations under stress conditions.
  • Enforce security directives and regulations.
  • Prevent, detect and apprehend violators.
  • Control entry to facility closed and restricted areas
  • Perform traffic control duties.
  • Issue JPL parking and traffic citations.
  • Take appropriate action in event of fire, disorder or emergency threatening life or property.
  • Manage and maintain the personnel check-in/out process and packages.
  • Provide uniform assistance to the JPL Security Investigations Office.
  • Assist outside law enforcement agencies while on JPL premises.
  • Perform special patrol and / or surveillance duties.
  • Investigate accidents and incidents and submit accurate and complete written reports.
  • Protect NASA/JPL property, personal and classified information and conduct inspections of vehicles, briefcases and packages to prevent unauthorized removal of government property.
  • Fulfill working level security officer functions under direction of the Subcontractor’s shift supervisor and be capable of independent actions under limited supervision.
  • Check-in processes include indoctrination briefings, personnel security file creation,
  • Assist with the transmittal of security clearance information to support inbound or outbound visit requests as they occur.
  • Assist in implementing, and monitoring policies, document marking, safeguarding, and use; personnel access controls; need to know criteria; physical storage and control; security education; and transmitting, transferring, reproducing, downgrading, and destroying information.
  • Assigned personnel must be capable of operating a variety of office automation equipment, including copy machines, facsimile machines, networked computers, laser printers, shredders, scanners, and other electronic equipment.

Job Requirements

The Security Specialist must also meet the requirements listed below:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the area of security.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and read, write, and speak English.
  • Must possess a current fully adjudicated Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must have completed the NASA Federal Law Enforcement training basic academy and periodic refresher courses.
  • Must possess a California driver’s license.
  • Must possess a California Gun Card.
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Meet minimum physical standards prescribed in the prevailing NASA / JPL Security Manal, including any updates or revisions thereof.
  • Ability to work any shift.
  • Ability to follow established procedures and policies. Post orders to include enforcement of client/company rules, policies, and/or regulations.
  • Excellent attention to detail, good verbal and written communications, including legible report writing.
  • Ability to provide quality Customer Service.
  • Ability to analyze and produce course of action reporting and escalate issues to management in typical and crisis situations.
  • Ability to see, hear, and smell in Order to respond to alarms and detect emergency situations.
  • Reliable and have a strong work ethic.
  • Reliable transportation and current Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work independently OR as part of a small group to resolve urgent issues, process orientated with high attention to detail, and triage a problem quickly providing precise/clear information while working under minimum supervision.
  • Received a High School diploma, OR received a GED, OR shows HS graduation/equivalent education on a DD-214, OR completion of 60 credit hours in related field from learning institution recognized by Dept. of Education, OR successfully graduated from a federal/state certified law enforcement education/training course that may result in a LE appointment OR commission.
  • Must be able to pass a background check covering the last 10 years and pass a drug screening due to the nature of the position.
  • Must be able to pass a physical agility test if applicable; complete required training and pass examination.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATION: Driver’s license, Social security card or birth certificate, and any other certification (guard/clearance card, applicable state/local gun/California Guard Card and Gun Card, OC permit Baton permit, CPR, First Aid.)

WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands):

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with emotional or confrontational circumstances.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensate and confidential information.
  • Required to use vehicle for the performance of duties.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.

 

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Job Attributes

Job Id:

94283115661

Job Location:

4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA  91109