Captain – FPS PA

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Job Description

Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA



This position is under the direct supervision of the Contract Manager for assigned duties of the Security Department and is responsible for the supervision of the Security Supervisors and the Security Protective Security Officers (PSOs) in Philadephia. The Captain must be able to successfully interact with all Triple Canopy personnel, clients and all visitors.


  • Responsible for the day to day security operations.
  • Assist the Contract Manager with supervising the security operations.
  • Responsible for providing direct oversight and supervision of subordinate supervisors and security officers.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of efficient security schedules specifically designed to ensure all sites/posts are covered and operational by a trained security officer.
  • Enforce company policies and procedures relating to security and ensures that all breaches of security and policy are properly reported.
  • Ensure all requirements are enforced relative to the contract guard responsibilities, as stipulated in the Statement of Work.
  • Prepare and conduct performance evaluations of security officers and subordinate supervisors.
  • Ensure personnel are properly uniformed and present a neat and professional appearance as referenced in the PSO National Lesson Plan.
  • Ensure PSO’s are thoroughly knowledgeable of their duties and demonstrate the ability to act effectively during emergencies and other unusual situations.
  • Inspect PSO’s to ensure they possess all necessary permits and credentials as required by the contract, state and local law.
  • Ensure that all supervisors and PSO’s are knowledgeable of, and understand the post orders.
  • Ensure overtime is kept to a minimum, foresees staffing needs and reports personnel issues to the Project Manager.
  • Assist the Contract Manager in the hiring process, to include the review of resumes and the interview process.
  • Initiate all clearance packages for assigned personnel.
  • Administrative duties to include, but not limited to: scheduling, writing memos, issuing commendations and/or disciplinary letters, reconciling daily hours worked, filling out training certificates/exhibits, maintaining inventories and completing monthly reports for the Contract Manager.
  • Perform other work related duties as may be assigned by the Contract Manager.



  • Two (2) years of experience in law enforcement, military or security in the last five years.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of successful experience in field supervision (civilian community law enforcement, military service law enforcement or commercial/industrial security force service).
  • Prior experience on an FPS security contract
  • Ability to pass a contract required medical and drug screen.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Highly proficient with a computer to include Microsoft Office software.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of security operations and safety practices in a business environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public; to prepare, understand, and follow standard operating procedures; to perform duties in a professional manner; to write and investigate required reports; to make independent and good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedures and to maintain all contract required credentials.



  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 200 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must have visual and audio acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, machines 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
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, often without breaks, and may be required to climb stairs or ladders and walk up inclines and on uneven terrain.
  • Must meet all physical and psychological standards as required by the contract
  • Travel may be required




With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 22,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places. For more information, visit www.constellis.com.