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Watchstander Security Officer

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Newport, Oregon - Newport, OR

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Description:

• Responsible for the protection and physical security of the property, materials and equipment aboard the assigned scientific research vessel. • Conduct hourly patrols to assigned areas: • Remaining observant for signs of fire or ship flooding/water damage • Patrol the interior and exterior of your assigned scientific vessel and remain alert for any equipment malfunctions, high water levels, excessive strain on mooring lines, unauthorized persons, display lighting, unsecured doors/hatches, and other safety/security factors of the scientific vessel. The guard may be required to use a ship provided electronic device to physically verify access to ship areas (training provided) • Follow the designated patrol routes • Check gauges/dials on generators, pumps, refrigerator/freezers, compressors or any other specified machinery (training provided) and notified appropriate parties immediately if temperature/readings are outside specified limits or should an incident occur. • Maintain a shift activity log • Prevent unauthorized personnel from boarding the vessel and issue GOV keys to authorized personnel • Patrol the pier and monitor safety concerns • Advise all private vessels to stay clear of the scientific facility/ship • Record authorized and unauthorized visitors in the ship’s logbook • Raise and lower the scientific vessel’s flags at appropriate times. • Operate vessel’s security lights at designated times. • Maintain confidentiality of operations while monitoring phones. • Other duties as assigned Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Requirements:

• Must be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to legally work in the United States • Must have a H.S. Diploma or equivalent • Proficient in the English language, both orally and written • Shows mature judgment, reliability, dependability, tactfulness, and self-control • Ability to retain composure and perform under pressure and to know when to call for assistance • Ability to meet and deal effectively with the general public and with visiting dignitaries • Ability to give instructions clearly and concisely, firmly but diplomatically • Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations • Ability to wear and use all protective equipment • Must be able to pass in-depth client background check PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to provide documentation of fit for duty or pass a physical exam • Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, climb (running when necessary) • Ability to work in extreme weather like rain, snow, and extreme heat or cold • Must possess good vision, depth perception, distinguish basic colors • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through clear speech and hearing

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