AECOM Access Control Officer in Las Vegas, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Las Vegas

Job Summary

This is a full-time temporary position with an anticipated duration of 10 to 12 months.

Performs all-encompassing Access Control Officer (ACO) duties, which involves effectively recognizing and reacting to diverse situations, including physical and mental duress. Verifies current access authorization of all personnel entering classified areas of designated company or customer facilities.Monitors activities of individuals entering unclassified areas of company facilities.

Maintains a chronological log of all activities and/or incidents, which occur during the assigned shift.

Makes physical checks of classified security containers including vaults, safes, approved file cabinets and all external doors.

Monitors card access computer system, multi-zoned alarm system, emergency fire alarm panel and closed circuit security monitors.

Provides after-hours protection of incoming classified material.

Conducts security inspections of personnel entering and exiting company facilities.

Handles the receiving/transferring of telephone calls within the assigned facility.

Performs other duties related to physical security as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Must possess and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance. Minimum of three (3) years professional armed security experience, gained through any one or a combination of the following: military police, civilian police, commercial armed access control/facilities protection. Possess experience and ability to; deal professionally with situations involving mental and physical duress; effectively analyze and react to diverse situations; comprehend both written and verbal instruction and take appropriate actions. Incumbent must possess excellent knowledge of and qualify annually with the designated weapon. Incumbent must provide the firearm and appropriate holster. Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

The position requires periodic walking, running, bending, stooping, climbing and lifting up to 50 pounds. If approached by a physical threat, the individual must be able to utilize appropriate self-defense and/or apprehension techniques to ensure the safety of self, others and property. Must be able to work any of the scheduled shifts, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Most work is performed in an office setting. However, the patrol route includes contact with mechanical and electronic equipment and may require patrolling exterior property during inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications

Active DoD TS clearance

Local candidates preferred (no relocation assistance available)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Security / Force Protection

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198941BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.