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Parsons Corporation Armed Security Officer (New Mexico) in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Job Description:

Vaxcom Services, a Parsons company, is looking for an amazingly talented Armed Security Officer to join our team of dedicated and talented security professionals.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Maintain professionalism, while ensuring the highest quality security services in the protection of personnel, property, and information.

  • Control access to facility by monitoring surveillance equipment, inspecting vehicles, and ensuring all personnel have the proper identification and authorization.

  • Preserve order and enforce rules, regulations, and directives as defined in post orders.

  • Perform patrol duties via foot, bike, or vehicle.

  • Respond to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents that may occur during day or night.

  • Observe and report incidents or suspicious activity.

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in written form.

  • Respond to situations using the appropriate escalation of force up to and including armed response by following established Use of Force policy.

  • Maintain proficiency and safety in the use of all assigned equipment, control devices, and weapon systems.

  • Complete regularly scheduled training and (re-)certification requirements.

    • All training hours are compensated. Uniforms and equipment are provided.*
**What Required Skills You'll Bring:**

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI polygraph.

  • Minimum of 21 years of age (required to carry firearm).

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Ability to pass basic physical fitness test (one mile run, crawl, push-ups, sit-ups).

  • Ability to complete New Mexico Armed Guard Level 3 certification (paid during training).

  • Ability to meet (and maintain) minimum standards with Glock 17 pistol and M4 style rifle.

  • Meet one of the following preferred requirements: two years of service in the United States Armed Services (including Reserves or National Guard); three years of experience in physical security as a security officer (armed or unarmed); Associate degree or higher in security related field; successful completion of an accredited police academy; or any combination of two years’ experience in physical security and military service.

  • Applicants not meeting the aforementioned criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis with an emphasis on familiarity with security concepts, customer service, and expressed/observed ability to assimilate to the job duties.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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