• Armed Security Guard - DCJS certified - Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(6/27/2019 12:28 PM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Security Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Armed Security Guard.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    • Writing daily reports regarding the activities and any disturbances
    • Verify identification badges of employees, visitors, subcontractors, and temporary employees
    • Check tool bags and vehicles that are entering and exiting the shipyard and its premises
    • Log all visitors
    • Confirm property passes when material is removed from the facility
    • Escort terminated employees, or any person requiring removal, from the facility
    • Investigate and report suspicious activity
    • Push open and close parking lot gates, approximately weighing 100 lbs.
    • Conduct thorough patrol, both foot and vehicular for entire shipyard, vessels, dry docks, buildings, piers, mobile offices, off-site properties and trade shops
    • In case of fire and other emergencies, contact fire departments or other appropriate service providers.
    • Check lights, alarm systems, windows, doors, and gates for proper functioning
    • Provide First Aid/CPR in the absence of Safety Personnel and maintain qualifications for First Responder
    • Works in conjunction with Captain / Corporal of Security in overseeing subcontracted supplemental Security Officer


    • Must be available to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
    • Minimum of 2 years patrolling experience
    • Must have reliable transportation, maintain a valid Drivers License with a record that allows the operation of company vehicles
    • Must have an active DCJS armed certification.
    • Must have their own weapon 
    • VADCJS Armed Security Officer Arrest Authority preferred
    • Stable employment history
    • Capable of passing a physical fitness test, health exam, background investigation and periodic drug test
    • First Responder/CPR qualified
    • Understand and act upon instruction
    • Able to climb metal stairs, inclined gangways, and vertical ladders up to 40 feet in case of an emergency.
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and , when necessary, respirator
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance
    • Other duties, as assigned


    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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