Security Alarm Monitor (Full-Time) – GVA

Career Area: Security Domestic
City: Chantilly
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Job Description

The Alarm Monitor position provides physical security, by monitoring a detection, intrusion monitoring system. Close Circuit TV (CCTV) monitoring; dispatch; visitor processing; and administrative services.


  • Perform all duties of an Alarm Monitor.
  • Report suspicious activities and persons.
  • Operate Intrusion Detection system, fire alarm system, radio transmitter and receiver, and telephones: Receives incoming fire calls by telephone or through alarm system.
  • Questions caller, observes alarm register.
  • Determines type and number of units to respond to alarms and/or emergency.
  • Relays messages from emergency scene, such as requests for additional help and medical assistance.
  • Records date, time, type of call and destination of messages received or transmitted.
  • Maintains activity, code, and locator files.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • High School education or GED equivalent.
  • Background investigation and pre-employment drug screening is conducted.
  • Possess a Top Secret Level Clearance with a polygraph (Counter Intelligence or Full-scope).
  • Must be approved by the customer to work in this position.
  • Minimum of 6 months prior physical security experience.
  • Ability to handle office related material such as, computer equipment, printout paper, notebooks, ledgers, badge printer.