Nuclear Security Officer Jobs

Nuclear Security Officer Jobs Overview


Nuclear security guards are tasked with preventing theft, damage and trespassing at nuclear facilities. Their primary tasks involve preventing unauthorized individuals from entering restricted areas and permitting authorized individuals to enter. This process generally means checking both the persons and vehicles of entering and exiting personnel. Nuclear Security Officers are also responsible for patrolling nuclear areas for suspicious or unauthorized actions or presences. This involves both on-foot patrolling and security cameras. Security guards are also responsible for alerting appropriate figures, such as emergency workers, when dangerous or suspicious activity occurs.

Because Nuclear Security Officers work in such a sensitive environment, they are responsible for maintaining communication and compliance with several government agencies and their regulations. They must be sure that their security plans meet the standards set by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration. Nuclear Security Officers are generally required to carry weapons and may be required to use one should an emergency arise.

Nuclear Security Officer Job Education and Requirements


Nuclear Security Officers must possess at least a high school diploma. Many positions require applicants to possess an associate degree or above. Officers must be able to pass government background checks and may be required to pass physicals as well.

Nuclear Security Officer Job Outlook


Nuclear Security Officers play a major role in ensuring national security by protecting some of the country's most valuable, powerful and potentially dangerous resources. They are responsible for providing both physical and strategic security measures that are essential to the well-being of their employers, communities and the nation. As the need for national security increases, the number of job positions for security guards will increase. Statistics suggest that employment for security guards is set to grow about 12 percent within the next decade. Other similar job positions include Corporate Security jobs.

Nuclear Security Officer Salaries


Salaries for nuclear security guards range from $27,000 a year to around $62,000 a year depending on the location and their experience.
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10 Nuclear Security Officer jobs found on Monster.

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Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Armed Nuclear Security Officer. A Nuclear Security Officer provides physical protection of nuclear power generating facilities against intrusion and acts of sabotage. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas ...
Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for an Armed Nuclear Security Officer in Waterford, CT. A Nuclear Security Officer provides physical protection of nuclear power generating facilities against intrusion and acts of sabotage. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power pla...
Marten Transport Southport, NC
Title: Nuclear Security Officer - Brunswick Nuclear PlantLocation: North Carolina-Southport-DE Progress-Brunswick,NC (4094)Job Number: 121930Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.Armed Nuclear Security Officer The Armed Nuclear Security Officer is responsible for providing...
State of Georgia Waynesboro, GA, 30830
High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have a valid state security officer license, if applicable. No Experience Required 12 Years Education Preferred Skills None Given Job Description Under direct supervision, the Security Officer position patrols assigned areas to ensure protection of clients, visitors, property and equipment. Responsibilities include: Watches for irregularities, ...
Southern Company Atlanta, GA, 30301
With demand for energy growing each year in the Southeast - one of the most economically vibrant regions in the nation - it's an exciting time to work for Southern Company. Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates three top performing nuclear plants. Southern Nuclear consistently achieves exemplary ratings for safety and power output and ranks among the premiere nu...
State of Georgia Waynesboro, GA, 30830
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must have a valid state security officer license, if applicable. No Experience Required 12 Years Education Preferred Skills None Given Job Description Under direct supervision, the Security Officer position patrols assigned areas to ensure protection of clients, visitors, property and equipment. Responsibilities include: Watches for irregularities, ...
Progress Energy Inc New Hill, NC
Description : Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy. Armed Nuclear Security Officer The Armed Nuclear Security Officer is responsible for providing physical protection of the nuclear power plant/facility and public against radiological sabotage, through compliance with...
Progress Energy Inc Hartsville, SC
Description : Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy. Armed Nuclear Security Officer The Armed Nuclear Security Officer is responsible for providing physical protection of the nuclear power plant/facility and public against radiological sabotage, through compliance with...
Progress Energy Inc Southport, NC
Description : Depending upon the desired qualifications of the successful candidate, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy. Armed Nuclear Security Officer The Armed Nuclear Security Officer is responsible for providing physical protection of the nuclear power plant/facility and public against radiological sabotage, through compliance with...
Job Introduction: The world’s leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Traditional Security Officer. G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more. G4S off...

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