Armed Security Officer

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Job Description


Staff armed security posts and provide security for the personnel and property of, and visitors to, assigned U.S. Government property. May also work in a Control Center on the USS Constitution in Boston, MA.



  • Man armed security posts for U.S. Government property, protecting personnel and property in a professional manner
  • Interact diplomatically and politely with the general public and visitors
  • Effectively and efficiently screen and process visitors
  • Identify, report, delay or detain persons who violate rules and regulations
  • Conduct internal and external roving foot patrols
  • Conduct and control traffic
  • Maintain excellent detection rate on x-ray machine
  • Detect and respond to alarms and emergencies
  • Secure entrances and exits during emergencies
  • Control keys and lock combinations
  • Communicate and remain accessible via two way radio or company issued cellular phone
  • Understand and comply with all requirements defined within company documents to include: Post and General Orders, plans, policies, procedures
  • Observe and report all offenses/incidents
  • Complete all reports and paperwork as required
  • Provide first aid, CPR, and assist during emergencies as necessary
  • Maintain mandated training requirements in accordance with company guidance
  • Maintain physical fitness, agility requirements, and weapons qualifications
  • Ensure safety requirements compliance and safe work practices
  • Support safety programs
  • Participate in Quality and Process Improvement programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Regular, in-person attendance is required


  • Must possess a MA Class A Large Capacity LTC prior to being hired on the contract
  • Active DoD SECRET (or higher) personnel security clearance preferred. Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance or higher. Priority consideration will be given to U.S. military veterans, current Reserve Component servicemembers, and those with a current active DoD Secret clearance
  • Minimum combined 2 years of security, law enforcement, or military experience
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be a citizen of the United States. Dual citizenship is strictly prohibited.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak English
  • Must pass a background check, pertinent medical and psychological assessments, drug screening, physical fitness test, and weapons qualification
  • Must be 21 years or older, or a U.S. military veteran with an honorable discharge



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Health and Welfare Pay



  • Must be able to wear protective body armor as a part of the duty uniform
  • May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs
  • Requires intermittent standing, walking, climbing stairs or ladders, and walking up inclines or on uneven terrain
  • Requires sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday
  • More than 90% of the work involves some kind of physical activity.
  • Must have visual and audio acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, such as fire equipment and apparatuses, firearms, and clearing barrels.



  • May be subject to outdoor conditions including extreme temperatures and weather
  • Subject to high noise levels
  • Subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to high heat, or exposure to chemicals
  • May be required to be fitted for, and/or wear, a respirator
  • Travel may be required