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Security Police Officer (36433)

Law Enforcement and Security

Police Officer



Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Job Summary

Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of Amentum, is seeking candidates for a rewarding career opportunity to support the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and be part of the nation’s only repository for the disposal of nuclear waste known as Transuranic (TRU) waste. We seek Security Police Officers in Carlsbad, NM.

**There are multiple postings for this position. Applying to more than one posting will not increase your chances of being selected. Please only apply to one posting.**

The successful candidate will serve as a Security Police Officer in support of Protective Force operations at the Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Provide physical security for a nuclear facility to include protection of nuclear/ radiological materials, employees and visitors, government property, and sensitive information. Respond to security and non-security related incidents, and interface and coordinate with other first-responders. Investigate security-related incidents and interview witnesses, reporting persons, and victims, and complete detailed Security Incident Reports. Conduct vehicle and foot patrols and detect unusual activities; control and search materials, vehicle and pedestrian traffic and restrict access to those without proper identification and access authorization. Operate government vehicles, communications equipment, camera systems, and other special purpose security equipment and systems. Enforce standards of conduct and adherence to laws, orders, and regulations. Ensure that daily administrative documentation is kept concise and complete at all times; maintain all daily assigned equipment in functional and presentable condition. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager. The Security Police Officer position requires demonstrated effective oral, analytical, and written communication skills, and the ability to be professionally assertive when required in the performance of duties. Completion of a satisfactory medical examination and physical fitness testing prior to start date in accordance with 10CFR1046 is required. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to pass the Basic Readiness Standards (BRS). The BRS consists of completing the half-mile in 4 minutes 40 seconds or less and the 40-yard dash from the prone position in 8.5 seconds or less. After you are hired, you must be able to pass a Federal background investigation and obtain a DOE “Q” Security Clearance within two (2) years of your start date, and maintain that clearance to continue employment. You must maintain the ability to pass all medical and physical fitness standards as well as other required job-specific qualification programs to continue employment.

Note: As a federal contractor, NWP will require all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first day of employment. You will need to show proof of vaccination and completion of a Certificate of Vaccination will be required.

This is a NWP IGUA Bargaining Unit Position.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Must have practical experience and be proficient in software applications such as MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook.
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Active Top Secret or Q security clearance is a plus.
  • Two (2) years of military, Security, and/or Law Enforcement experience is desired.
  • Previous WIPP Project experience is a plus.