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Part-Time Armed Security Officer

Career Area: Security
City: Atlantic City
State: New Jersey
Country: United States
Job Description

Position Overview


Provide Armed Security Guard services at the FAA William J Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport, New Jersey




  • Provide security protection and access control for all government property, classified material, and personnel within assigned areas of responsibility to preclude unauthorized access, theft, or intentional destruction.
  • Report/respond to unusual or emergency situations.
  • Be alert for potential security, property or safety concerns and initiate the appropriate actions.
  • Control ingress/egress into and/or out of posted/controlled/security areas.
  • Prevent/report all violations of security and safety rules and regulations.
  • Respond to protective alarm signals or other unusual/suspicious activities.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all security and guard orders, written and oral, pertaining to the assigned duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • US Citizenship is required
  • High School education or GED
  • At least 21 years old
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen
  • Two (2) years’ prior work experience in armed security or equivalent in the military or law enforcement
  • Effective oral and written communication ability
  • NJ driver’s license
  • NJ State Armed Security Officers Registration Act (SORA) license
  • NJ State Firearms Permit to Carry
  • Physically fit and in good general health without any physical defects or abnormalities, able to perform guard duties and pass a physical abilities test
  • Ability to handle office related material such as, computer equipment, printout paper, notebooks, ledgers, badge printer.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Homeland Security Suitability certification.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements


  • Duties require lifting more than 10 pounds, bending twisting, standing and some activities that
  • involve standing for long periods of time, often without breaks
  • Requires conducting foot patrols and response to alarms in varied weather conditions. 90% of the
  • work will require some sort of physical activity
  • 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
  • May be required to climb stairs or ladders and walk up inclines and on uneven terrain