Plant Protection Officer (Security Guard)Rocket Center, WV

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

At Northrop Grumman , our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Plant Protection Officer - Security Officer to join our team in Rocket Center, West Virginia just outside of Cumberland, Maryland. The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center designs, develops and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL have supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies.

Pay Scale:

Entry Level Pay: $18.00 Progression to Top Rate $27.25

Position Summary:

  • Security provides 24/7 Plant Protection Security coverage consisting of 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts

  • Perform Employee and Visitor Access control

  • Issue employee and visitor security badges

  • Enforce Conditions of Entry to the Government Facility

  • Conduct badge inspections

  • Conduct Department of Defense Security Inspections

  • Enforce all Department of Defense and site specific Safety and Security policies

  • Must be able to clearly communicate and provide directions to personnel

  • Monitor Security Cameras, Fire alarm System, Answering Telephone'

  • Activate proper Plant Alarms, Initiating proper notification during plant emergencies and alarms

  • Maintain accountability of key control/issue as required by DOD/AAE

  • Provide medical treatment for all medical emergencies on the facility

  • Provide emergency fire response and be able to implement firefighting tactics

  • Respond to investigation of smoke, trespassers, strange vehicles, conducting patrols

  • Write accurate, detailed reports for medical and security incidents as required

  • Provide professional, courteous security services to all incoming customers, visitors and employees

  • Monitor cure bay and explosive operations and report malfunctions for corrective action

  • Provide traffic stops during explosives' movements

  • Protect the Northrop Grumman facility and employees from sabotage, espionage, theft, Insider Threat, Active Threat

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Must be Fire Fighter Certified and have current certifications.

  • Must obtain West Virginia Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification within 24 months of hiring. Company will provide EMT certification course thru certified State of WV instructors.

  • Ability to achieve Firearms Qualification - rifle, handgun and shotgun - within 90 days of hiring.

  • Active, valid driver's license.

  • Able to pass physician's physical and perform duties of a fire brigade member in accordance with NFPA and OSHA standards.

  • Ability to participate in specialty teams; hazwaste response, confined space rescue, as required.

  • Obtain and maintain an ATF EPQ.

  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance; U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree

  • EMT Certified and have current certification

  • 3 years of Fire Fighter active experience as volunteer or paid employee

  • Security, Law Enforcement or Military Background

  • 2 years or more experience, preferably in a defense manufacturing environment

  • Security, Law Enforcement or Military Background

  • 2 years or more experience, preferably in a defense manufacturing environment

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

Salary Range: $1 - $1

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.