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Unarmed Security Officer

Career Area: Security
City: Washington
State: District Of Columbia
Country: United States
Job Description


We are currently hiring Unarmed Security Officers to work at the Department of the Interior satellite office located in Washington DC. Various full-time shifts are available for those who possess a minimum of two years security experience and are looking to become part of a team that allows career growth.



  • Duties include Information Receptionist, Command Center Duties, Perimeter Patrols, Roving Patrols, Managing Parking Entrances, Electronic Security and Fire Systems, Reports and Records, X-Ray and other Screening Equipment Operation, Emergencies, and Dispatch duties.
  • Are properly trained to perform duties assigned.
  • Perform all duties as specified in accordance with the Contract and the Post Orders.
  • Properly uniformed and present a neat, clean, and professional appearance as referenced in the SOW.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable about their duties and demonstrate the ability to act effectively during emergencies or other unusual situations.
  • Possess all required valid certification cards while on duty.
  • Possess all necessary permits, credentials, etc., as required by the Contract or by local or state law.
  • Capable of frequent and prolonged walking, standing, sitting, and stooping, up to twelve (12) hours per day, either indoors or outdoors, during daytime or nighttime. Outdoor posts may require the individual to withstand extreme heat, humidity, cold, and /or severe weather (e.g., snow, sleet, rain, hail, wind) for up to four hours without shelter.
  • Capable of frequent contact with the general public, law enforcement, and dispatch center.
  • Able to speak clearly and distinctly and remain calm in stressful situations (e.g., confrontations with angry, distraught, disturbed, or violent persons).
  • Possess and retain the ability to remain on post up to four consecutive hours without eating, or drinking (except for water).
  • Possess and retain the ability to maintain a high degree of alertness for up to 12 hours, with the ability to mentally and physically react quickly to a variety of unexpected and dangerous situations. Use of senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch) is necessary to discern unusual or dangerous situations.
  • Possess and retain the ability to use post security equipment, magnetometers, X- rays, screening wands, CCTV, CPU’s, ability to use handcuffs, baton, chemical spray, and (where required by post assignments) firearm at any time while on duty.
  • Possess and retain the ability to read and understand post assignments, legibly write reports, and respond to both routine and emergency dispatches/orders.
  • Possess and retain the ability to subdue violent or potentially violent or disturbed individuals, or intervene in a crisis (e.g., provide emergency first aid/CPR while waiting for arrival of paramedics or other emergency personnel).
  • Possess and retain the ability for occasional running, sprinting, lifting heavy weights, moving heavy objects, climbing stairs (e.g., responding to emergencies, ensuring timely and complete facility evacuations, giving pursuit, etc.).



  • Be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Be at least 21 years of age. While there is no limit as to the maximum age of the officers, all officers must be able to withstand the physical demands of the job and must be capable of responding to emergency situations without special accommodations by the Government. “Light duty” posts are not available.
  • Meet all Medical requirements to include drug screening.
  • Speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language fluently and compose coherent written reports in English.
  • Possess, at a minimum, either a high school diploma or a GED equivalency certificate, and meet one of the below requirements:
  • Three years of security experience within the past five years; or
  • An associate degree, or at least 60 credit hours of college coursework in in any field of study; or
  • Three years of military or National Guard (active duty or reserve) experience; or
  • Successful completion of Police Officer’s Standard Training; or
  • Any combination of the above (i.e., two years of security experience plus one year of college coursework).
  • Meet and maintain all required credentials and certificates in accordance with the contract and local laws.



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach



Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Employees must be able to work any of the positions and time slots with no stipulations.




May be required to lift and carry awkward items. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. Must be able to pass physical agility test and medical clearance certification.