Centerra Group LLC.

Armed Guard

Job ID
Professional Services - Armed Security Officers


Centerra Group, LLC. is the world’s leading international government solutions group, specializing in sectors where security, safety and mitigation of operational risk are considered strategic necessities. Centerra has evolved beyond security and fire support services, and continues to diversify and expand offerings primarily through organic growth and select targeted acquisitions. Centerra is now recognized as a major provider of integrated facilities support services for government and top commercial customers. Centerra’s lines of business include Security, Nuclear Surety, Fire and Emergency Services, Base Operations Support (BOS), Facilities, Fleet, Construction and Training services.

Centerra is seeking an Armed Security Officer to work in the Independence, Missouri area.

EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Centerra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


• Provide for the security and safety of client property and personnel.
• Preserve order and act to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.
• Respond to routine and emergency situations.

• Standing a post for 8 to 16 hours while wearing duty equipment and personal protective equipment weighing up to 30 pounds (includes a required ballistic vest) while exposed to all weather conditions.

• Ability to properly and effectively wear or use personal protective equipment, including that used to prevent exposure to chemical, biological, or radiological agents.

• Acuity of senses and ability of expression sufficient to allow essential, accurate communication by written, spoken, audible, visible, or other signals.

• Ability to operate both as a member of a team and independently at incidents of uncertain duration.

• The ability to maintain mental alertness, deductive, and inductive reasoning, memory, and reliable judgment, to include operating a motor vehicle – even under emergency conditions.

• Ability to respond appropriately to routine and emergency situations of the job including
bending, reaching, dodging, crawling, climbing, rapid ascent of stairs, short to moderate sprints, and self defense if necessary while wearing protective equipment.

• Ability to mentally and physically endure emergency situations for extended periods of time

• Ability to handle, shoot, and qualify semi-annually with a .9mm pistol and shotgun

• Ability to complete and apply training (if necessary as self defense) MP Baton, Unarmed Self Defense, and non-lethal OC Spray. (Training for OC Spray includes direct exposure to the effects of this weapon.)

• Ability to pass an annual Physical Ability Test (PAT)
Standard PAT
19 pushups in 2 minutes
Run 1.5 miles within 17:30 minutes



• Must be at least 21 years of age
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Valid Driver’s License

Applicants are subject to a pre-employment and background investigation, including prior employment, personal references, criminal and credit screening, motor vehicle report, etc.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance, prior to training. (Adverse, false, incomplete, or missing information regarding personal, employment, criminal, or credit history, may delay this process.)

Employees are subject to random drug screening, annual background investigations, and must report any and all violations (including traffic tickets) and/or arrests.


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