Armed Security Officer

Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 12-07-2017
GovHire is currently seeking seasoned Armed Security professionals to serve in positions supporting the Federal Protective Services at a classified location in Maryland. The Armed Security Officer protects some of the nation’s most critical facilities, personnel, and equipment. The Armed Security Officer works in a dynamic team environment on a cleared program for our client on a classified government contract.
 
Geographic Location: Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Job Duties: The responsibilities of the position include working shifts up to 12 hours on the following tasks: Security patrols, access control, security related personnel escort duties, traffic, parking control, law and order duties, as well as security and fire safety surveillance. Other duties as assigned.
 
***Candidates with a current Maryland Handgun permit and the minimum requirements below are strongly encouraged to apply for immediate consideration and interviews.

Required Experience:
 
  • Three (3) years of security experience within past five years, or…
  • Three (3) years of military service, or…
  • Successful completion of a state certified Law Enforcement Education and Training or Police Officers’ standard training course
  • Entry/Exit Access and control of visitor personnel
  • Familiarity with securing facilities and/or vehicles at a fixed location.
  • Valid Maryland handgun permit
 
Other requirements:
 
  • Proficiency in English (Written or Spoken)
  • Pass Urine Drug Screening and show proof of negative results
  • Provide training certificate and proof of current employment
  • Firearms training and firearms qualifications, and company certifications.
  • Meet state certifications and pass suitability requirements

Our client offers a full benefits package including, competitive pay, a 401k program, paid holidays, vacation with pay, promotion opportunities and much more.  

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