Security Police Officer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a fully qualified Security Police Officer (SPO) in the Protective Force Division within the Security Organization. You will be responsible for protecting the Department of Energy's (DOE's) security interests and property from theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and other acts that may adversely impact national security or the health and safety of the Laboratory's employees. Assignments may be at either Livermore or Site 300 during day, swing, or owl shifts, and may require overtime and holiday work. The SPOs are represented under the Security Police Officers Association (SPOA) Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Essential Duties

- Provide access control operations at fixed posts at the Laboratorys perimeter entry/exit points.

- Patrol premises by vehicle/foot to ensure doors, windows, and gates are secure and to check facilities for reportable emergencies and hazards.

- Inspect/search buildings, vehicles, and persons for contraband and illegal items using approved search techniques.

- Respond to security and fire alarms and emergency incidents.

- Write detailed reports describing incidents, emergencies, damage, theft, or unusual circumstances.

- Escort and observe persons/property to protect against thefts, irregularities, and unauthorized entry.

- Maintain knowledge of and comply with applicable DOE and LLNL security procedures.

- Maintain annual training requirements developed by the SO Training Group under the general guidelines of DOE orders and Federal regulations.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

- Current certification in the Basic and/or Advanced Readiness Standard with current medical certification in the respective readiness standard.

- Current Basic Security Police Officer Training (BSPOT) certification.

- Current DOE weapons qualification.

- Ability to secure and maintain, at a minimum, a DOE Q clearance.

- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with clarity and accuracy; to comprehend written instructions; to exhibit patience, tact and courtesy in dealing with people from diverse backgrounds to perform effectively in stressful situations; and to interact with a large population consisting of diverse disciplines and cultural backgrounds.

- Familiarity with computer skills and basic software applications, such as, Microsoft Word.

- Ability to work under extreme outdoor weather conditions (e.g., hot/cold, wet/dry). Engage in frequent activities such as prolonged standing and sitting, running, climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, crawling, twisting torso, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying 51+ pounds, other vigorous exercise, and execution of weaponless defense techniques. Capability to use both hands, arms, legs, feet, and wearing protective equipment such as: helmet, face shield, respirator, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, protective boots and body armor. Possess good peripheral, depth, and binocular vision as well as color discrimination. Hearing ability to discriminate speak and high-pitched sound.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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