Centerra-Los Alamos, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for DOE/NNSA and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The Security Police Officer I (SPO I) is an armed position that provides security protection for Special Nuclear Material (SNM) and components, classified matter, government property and facilities, utilizing specialized training in weapons and tactics in accordance with Department of Energy (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Centerra-Los Alamos (CLA) orders, policies and procedures. The position works under general supervision to protect LANL security interests and property from theft, vandalism, illegal entry and other acts that adversely impact national security or the health and safety of the laboratory's employees. Additionally, the SPO I assesses and processes the perimeter intrusion detection alarm system and executes force options as appropriate. The SPO provides armed responses and resolves security incidents, alarms and crisis situations..
Salary: $18.38/Hourly - Increased to $35.42 after two years of employment
Required Education and Experience:
Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):
Recruitment and Assessment Steps:
Candidates are required to complete multiple recruitment and assessment steps to be considered for the Security Police Officer Position. Failure at any step will result in dismissal from the recruitment process. These steps include, but are not limited to, the following:
The hiring team will assess all scores related to the recruitment process to include the applicant's qualifying physical fitness, firearms assessment and interview scores. The top final scoring applicants will be considered for a contingent job offer.
All applicants are required to attend the onsite recruitment assessment on July 2, 2020. This onsite event is conducted in Los Alamos, New Mexico at an altitude of approximately 7,400 feet. Travel arrangements and costs are not organized or reimbursed by Centerra-Los Alamos and are the responsibility of the applicant. Inability or failure to attend the required assessment date results in an automatic withdrawal of your application. COVID-19 requirements will be followed. Guidance and requirements are evolving and direction can change at any time. Up-to-date requirements will be included in the Assessment event invitation.
Final Job Offer Requirements:
If you receive a contingent job offer you must complete additional steps prior to a final job offer with Centerra. These steps include, but are not limited to, the following:
Internal applicants are not required to submit a new employment application. Please do not apply via this link. Qualified, interested internal applicants MUST submit a resume and cover letter clearly describing how your experience meets the "Required Education and Experience" and the "Desired Education, Certifications and Experience" requirements. Email your resume and cover letter to by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 17, 2022. Please contact Genaro Romeri at or 505-667-4686 if you have questions.
Apply at https://www.constellis.com/careers and Search by Location: New Mexico or by Title: Security Police Officer I.
Position Close Date: June 17, 2022 at 5:00 pm.
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