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Shift Sergeant

Career Area: Security
City: Washington
State: District Of Columbia
Country: United States
Job Description

Position Summary

Shift Sergeant (SGT)

Location Assigned: Germantown, MD and Forrestal Building, Washington, DC

Shift Sergeants perform administrative duties and supervise the Protective Force employees who provide access controls and protect the premises, facilities, property and personnel utilized by the Department of Energy in performing missions for the United States Government. Applicants with former military, civilian law enforcement or armed/unarmed security experience are encouraged to apply. Marksmanship experience is highly preferred as semi-annual firearms qualifications with a minimum standard score of 80% is required. Applicants must be U.S citizens and have a valid driver’s license. A rigorous background investigation including criminal history check, credit check, pre-employment drug screening, physical and psychological examinations will be conducted. Due to the armed nature of the position, personnel with arrests for domestic violence or who are the subject of a protective order will not be considered.



  • Serve as the first line supervisor to Operations security employees
  • Daily inventory and accountability of equipment
  • Conduct On-shift Performance Assessments, tactical exercises, and post audits
  • Command and control of security events
  • Provide support to Protective Force employees conducting access control duties
  • Assist Shift Supervisor, Central Alarm Station personnel, and management as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Education: Applicant must possess a high school diploma, or its state recognized equivalent.
  • Experience: Applicant must have demonstrated two (2) years of experience in providing advice and assistance to management in the area of security police officer operations or has demonstrated supervisory skills.
  • Clearance: At a minimum, the individual proposed must possess a DOE (Q) security clearance or must meet the eligibility requirements that will reasonably ensure a DOE (Q) clearance is obtained.
  • Training: Applicant must meet and maintain DOE Security Police Officer I standards as defined by 10 CFR 1046 and DOE Orders and Directives.
  • Applicant must be certified in Central Alarm Station (CAS) operations or meet certification requirements within 90 days of assuming the position
  • Applicant must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written Applicant must possess working knowledge of the protection of classified information, facilities, property and other assets.
  • Applicant must successfully complete or must have completed a DOE approved, or equivalent, Supervisor Development



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


Working Conditions

Work is typically based inside a busy government facility with some outside work on the facility grounds. Work hours are 12-hour shifts, days or nights, to include weekends and holidays.


Physical Requirements

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires extended standing, walking, sitting, squatting, and bending throughout the workday. Required to perform physical training twice per week.