Security Police Officer - LANL
Los Alamos, NM 
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Job Description

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.

Position Overview

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

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 19 years of age and a US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid, unrestricted New Mexico driver's license
  • Must not have any convictions of a misdemeanor offense related to domestic violence
  • Must not have any felony convictions
  • Must not have a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) conviction within the last 5 years
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a DOE Q level security clearance. Please note -- Illegal drug use within the previous 12 months of submission of security clearance paperwork will hinder an applicant's ability to complete the security clearance process. This includes medical and recreationasl marijuana use.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in the Human Reliability Program (HRP)
  • Meet and maintain the physical fitness certifications required under 10 CFR 1046 and DOE Order 473.31

Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Military, security or law enforcement experience

Additional Information

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:

  • Complete the online application at . Include a resume
  • Successfully pass the online Wonderlic Assessment, a test of general cognitive abilities. You may practice the Wonderlic at https//www.test-guide.com/free-wonderlic-practice-tests.html. An official invitation to take the final test will come directly from Wonderlic.
  • Participation in an onsite Recruitment Assessment event on July 7, 2022. An invitation with detailed instructions, along with any required forms, is emailed to eligible applicants prior to the event. During the assessment event you must:
    • Pass various physical fitness testing including:
    • Advance Readiness Standards as specified in 10 CFR 106
    • One mile run in eight (8) minutes thirty (30) seconds or less
    • Forty-yard (40) dash, starting from a prone position, in thirty (30) seconds or less
    • Additional Centerra-Los Alamos requirements
    • Push-ups and sit-ups -- maximum repetition in one minute for each
    • Pass a Firearms Simulation assessment on your basic understanding (safety and control) and manipulation of weapon systems. This is a demonstrated assessment in a virtually simulated environment
    • Complete a question and answer panel interview with the hiring team

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:

  • Pass a comprehensive physical exam, including drug and alcohol screens
  • Pass a pre-employment background check to include a consumer credit inquiry

Internal Applicants:

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.

External Applicants:

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.

Why Constellis?

With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world's most demanding places


With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world's most demanding places.

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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