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    Security DHS/US Coast Guard security compliance specialist officer

    Port Security Services, Inc.
    Carteret, NJ 07008
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Security Officers Needed!– Maritime Industry – Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem Work Available

    • TWIC ( Transportation Worker Identification Credential ) License is REQUIRED for this position!
    • Immediate openings
    • Great position for someone looking to start or enhance career in the private security sector or for those who look for additional income.
    • DAYTIME and OVERNIGHT positions available.
    • Overnight shifts available during the weekdays and weekend.
    • 1st and 2nd shift weekdays.
    • 2nd shift hours available on the weekend.
    • Bonus after successful probation period!

    Availability of hours may vary depending on the week but usually range from 16-40 depending on availability. Semi-permanent schedule possible.


    Possess a valid NJ Security Officer License (SORA) and valid TWIC ( Transportation Worker Identification Credential ) card? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! This is an excellent opportunity for flexible individuals seeking work to become a Homeland Security Specialist protecting our nation’s maritime ports.

    Our Security Officers are responsible for providing security services at critical infrastructure facilities, regulated under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 while complying with stringent government regulations. Our guards work in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Patrol, and the United States Coast Guard securing our ports and waterfront facilities. Work sites include high profile locations. Working at critical infrastructure maritime facilities requires a working knowledge and understanding of Maritime security duties and functions. As a result, accepted job applicants will receive training at various posts to become a port security specialist.

    Security Officer's must be mature, responsible and reliable. Must be able to read, speak and write English fluently. Daily journals as well as incident reports will need to be written, attention to detail required. Must have valid NJ Security license (SORA), NJ Driver's License, possess TWIC card, reliable transportation and clean criminal background. A TWIC Card IS required for this position but can be easily obtained by visiting https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic

    Applicants with Petroleum Marine Terminal experience is highly preferred and may be considered for additional responsibilities within the company.

    Port Security Services is a professional organization, comprised of honest, hard-working individuals. We take pride in the work that we do, and strive for customer satisfaction with every action that we take. Our mission is simple: Build a relationship with our customers and employees based on trust, honesty, lawfulness, and discretion. We provide top-quality security professionals, rigorously trained and mentored by top-quality management personnel. We never sacrifice quality for quantity. Our mission isn’t to be the biggest security company. It’s to be the best.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Provide Homeland Security services at critical infrastructure maritime port facilities while complying with stringent government regulations
    • Ensure personal safety of staff, visitors and property
    • Maintain working knowledge of locations of various buildings, access routes and admitting requirements
    • Respond and investigate appropriately to situations reported
    • Check identification and badges of persons entering the facility
    • Screening of individuals and baggage when necessary
    • Conduct vehicle inspections when necessary
    • Open and close facility, ensure that visitors have left the premises
    • Report any maintenance or security issues to the proper authorities
    • Maintain logs and records of occurrences
    • Complete any necessary paperwork and potentially utilize a computer to input or update data for incident reports
    • Secures premises and personnel by providing access control; monitoring surveillance equipment; permitting entry and restraining trespassers, and providing customer assistance.

    Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

    • Possess VALID NJ Security Officer License (SORA)
    • Have a VALID TWIC card
    • Have a valid Driver’s License
    • Minimum High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent experience - Higher Education is a plus
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Be able to pass a Drug Test and Background Check
    • Be fluent in English (read, write and speak)
    • Have basic computer knowledge

    Shifts are VARIABLE and may include some Weekends

    Minimum of 6 months-1 year of prior security experience

    Pay: $11.50 to $13.00 per hour consummate with experience with a 3-month probation period and a $100 BONUS (After 90 days of employment)

    Opportunity for Advancement -- Bonus of a MTSA Security Escort Opportunity with excellent flat rate pay for individuals who prove worthy and capable based upon probationary work effort with company

    COVID-19 considerations:
    Port Security Services, Inc. (PSS) has implemented a full COVID and HAZ COM Plan including mandatory Haz Com Trainings for all employees. In addition, PPE is given to employees for their use on site including masks, sanitizer, gloves, cleaning materials

    Company Description

    Provide security services is in a niche industry enjoying the necessity of providing non routine services to highly regulated industries including Maritime Ports in many states, Schools, Towns, Cyber , International consulting and services. Also provide TSA Pre Check, Haz Mat license endorsements and finger printing services. Every day is unique and challenging as opposed to the typical mall guard service. Be part of a specialized team protecting our ports and electrical grid systems.
    Posting ID: 577157372Posted: 2020-10-23