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Diversified Protection Corporation Armed Security Officer -Iowa in West Branch, Iowa

$14.91 per hr. Health & Welfare $4.22

Diversified Protection Corporation

Diversified Protection Corporation (DPC) is a trusted provider of integrated security solutions for private and public entities. We offer a full spectrum of services from training and risk assessments to armed security guards. As a company with two decades of experience, our clients include the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Protective Services (DHS/FPS); Department of Defense, Pentagon Force Protection Agency (DoD/PFPA), Department of the Army and Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DoS/DS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE).

Armed Security Officer for The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum


This position is under the direct supervision of the Site Supervisor and is responsible for supervising Armed Security Officers, protecting, safeguarding and securing assets, personnel, customers and visitors to a federal facility. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Essential functions

Be able to read and understand the English language to effectively carry out applied printed rules, detailed orders, instructions, and training materials. Have a command of both the written and spoken English language to properly and clearly communicate in person or via electronic devices (telephone and radio) with co-workers and the general public. The ability to maintain a professional, tactful and courteous demeanor under stressful situations security personnel routinely encounter. Be able to compose in the English language precise short paragraphs, written reports, and other reports as necessary.

Job Duties

Performs security patrols.

Enforces access control procedures.

Protects property from theft, embezzlement, sabotage, fire and accidents.

Investigates and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations.

Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors following the department's procedures.

May perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Candidate Qualifications:

United States citizen

At least 21 years of age

HS diploma or GED

Possess at least three (3) years of security experience within the last five (5) years

Must be able to fluently speak, read, and write the English language.

Must possess or be able to obtain the Iowa State Security Guard Certification Card, Iowa Handgun Permit and firearms qualification permits.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

The applicant is required to submit to pre-employment medical exam and drug screening.

The applicant must be able to pass an NLIC / State / Local Background check and Credit check (as applicable).

The applicant must obtain client/site suitability approval

Additional training required.

AAP/EEO Statement

Diversified Protection Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Job ID: 2021-1286

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Union / Non-Union: Non-Union