Centerra Group LLC.

Armed Security Officer (Guard II)

US-CA-Ft. Irwin
Job ID
Security Services - Fixed Site


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 for our NASA/Goldstone contract to work at Fort Irwin National Training Center.

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


• Knowledge of NASA/Goldstone Security and Plant Protection policies and regulations; knowledge of protective devices; physical security protective systems including inspection and monitoring operations of each system; able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; knowledge of municipal laws and arrest authority; able to exercise sound judgment in applying laws and regulations under stress conditions; be trustworthy and reliable; meet minimum physical standards prescribed in the prevailing NASA/Goldstone Security Operating Instructions, including any updates or revisions thereof; and meet all qualifications standards of training.

• Enforce security directives and regulations; prevent, detect and apprehend violators; provide aid and comfort during emergencies; control entry to facility closed and restricted areas; perform traffic control duties; provide escort of visitors as required; take appropriate action in event of fire, disorder or emergency threatening life or property; assist outside law enforcement agencies while on Goldstone premises; perform special patrol and/or surveillance duties; investigate accidents and incidents and submit accurate and complete written reports; protect NASA/Goldstone property, personal and sensitive information; and conduct inspections of vehicles, briefcases and packages to prevent unauthorized removal of government property.

• Fulfill working level security officer functions under direction of the Subcontractor’s shift supervisor and be capable of independent actions under limited supervision.

Hourly wage is $20.22 (includes H& W)


• Minimum 2 years Armed experience in the area of security and plant protection
• U.S. Citizen
• Successfully complete a National Crime Information Center (NCIC) background check
• Successfully complete a physical and psychological examination
• Successfully complete the NASA Federal Law Enforcement training basic academy and periodic refresher courses
• Possess a valid California Gun and Guard Card
• Possesses a valid California Drivers License
• Be willing to work any shift


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