Security Officer

Job ID
Posted Date
3 months ago(1/5/2023 7:46 AM)
Regular Full-Time


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

We are pleased to accept resumes for Armed Security Guards.

This is a full-time or part-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 o


  • Must have an active DCJS armed certification or willing to obtain/renew.
  • Must have their own weapon. 
  • 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.
  • 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


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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