Contract Security Officer

Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City | US-VA-Arlington | US-VA-Alexandria | US-VA-Reston | US-VA-Falls Church
Job ID 2020-1094
Security Officer
Union / Non-Union
USD $29.30/Hr.
Health and Welfare
USD $4.54/Hr.


Diversified Protection Corporation (DPC) is a trusted provider of integrated security solutions for private and public entities. We offer a full spectrum of services from training and risk assessments to armed security guards. As a company with two decades of experience, our clients include the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Protective Services (DHS/FPS); Department of Defense, Pentagon Force Protection Agency (DoD/PFPA), Department of the Army and Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DoS/DS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ,and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Contract Security Officer for Pentagon Force Protection Agency


The ability to effectively interact with the general public, DoD personnel and all ranks of military, civilians and visitors. This position is under the direct supervision of the site Captain for assigned shift of the security department and is responsible for the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel, customers and all visitors.  


Essential functions

Be able to read and understand the English language to effectively carry out applied printed rules, detailed orders, instructions, and training materials. Have a command of both the written and spoken English language to properly and clearly communicate in person or via electronic devices (telephone and radio) with co-workers and the general public. The ability to maintain a professional, tactful and courteous demeanor under stressful situations security personnel routinely encounter. Be able to compose in the English language precise short paragraphs, written reports, and other reports as necessary.


Candidate Qualifications: 


Must be a U.S. Citizen 

Must Be 21 years of age

Must be high school/GED graduate 

Must have one of the following: 

3 years security experience OR

An Associates Degree or at least 60 semester hours of college coursework in any field of study OR 

3 years of military service (active duty or reserve) with and honorable discharge OR 

Successful completion of Police Officer's Standard Training (POST) course. 

Must posses a clearance level of Secret issued by U.S. Department of Defense 

Armed DCJS License preferred 


Additional Eligibility Qualifications:


The applicant is required to submit to pre-employment medical exam and drug screening.

The applicant must be able to pass an NLIC / State / Local Background check and Credit check (as applicable).

The applicant must be able to successfully complete a Physical Agility Test (PAT).

The applicant must be able to successfully complete a Firearms Qualification (FAQ).


AAP/EEO Statement 

Diversified Protection Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.We provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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