Armed Security Guard/ NAVSEA
Bering Straits Native Corporation

Washington, District of Columbia

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Bering Global Solutions, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Armed Guard for Washington Navy Yard Installation. These armed posts are a mix of static and roving posts with varied shifts and hours. The operational requirement is 24/7 located within multiple facilities on the Washington Navy Yard complex. The guards are responsible for access control and exit, response to emergency situations and conducting checks of their facilities as described within post orders. All guard posts shall be manned by a Guard (Occupational Base) and classified at the Guard II level.


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

All Security Guards assigned to Washington Navy Yard Installation (NAVSEA) will comply with the contract, Post Orders and Standard Operating procedures. Personnel must be proficient with weapons and access control procedures. Security Guards must be courteous, polite, patient, helpful and considerate of those they encounter during a tour of duty. The attitude and tact Guards display will reflect his/her professionalism and will normally result in the overall cooperation and understanding of those we serve. Foot Patrols shall be continuously on the alert. Security Guards controlling access are responsible for ensuring all individuals are authorized and properly badged. When directed physically inspect all incoming/outgoing hand-carried items and act if unapproved/undeclared items (e.g., prohibited items, unapproved ADP equipment) are discovered. Direct personnel who do not possess appropriate badge media to the Visitor Control Office. Respond to and properly handle all emergency situations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum) Qualifications

Active Secret Security Clearance• All Contractor personnel assigned guard duties must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination performed by a licensed health care professional and annually thereafter. The examination evaluates the applicant's ability to successfully perform moderate to arduous physical exertion. Physical examinations include these medical requirements applying to all applicants: good near and distant vision, ability to distinguish basic colors, and ability to hear the conversational voice.• All Guard employees must pass the semi-annual physical fitness test as a condition of their employment.• All guards must take psychological pre-employment testing to identify psychological conditions or patterns of behavior that are critical in determining occupational suitability• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent or pass an equivalent performance examination designed to measure basic job related mathematical, language, and reasoning skills. Possess the knowledge and ability to perform all required guard services duties. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Must be able to orally communicate clearly over a radio and telephone. Must be able to read and understand printed and computer screen documents, such as regulations, detailed orders, training instructions and material. • Must be able to compose records and reports, which convey complete information.• Have no felony convictions and no convictions that reflect on the individual's reliability, including those crimes classified under the Lautenberg Act.• Be 21 years of age or older or be an honorably discharged veteran. Must be 21 years of age to be armed.• Be a citizen of the United States.• Possess a valid automobile drivers license (all positions herein may require the use of a motor vehicle).• Have no record or history of illegal drug use, sale, possession, or manufacture during the previous five years.• Shall not have been diagnosed with any mental illness that would cause conflict or create unsafe working conditions for the employee and or citizens. If the employee has been diagnosed with a mental illness the employee must provide proof that the illness can be controlled by medication and that the employee is taking the prescribed medication. Cessation of prescribed medication against a physician's advice shall result in immediate termination.• Must be in and maintain a fitness level consistent with the job duties.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to follow established procedures and policies. Post orders to include enforcement of client/company rules, policies, and/OR regulations.
  • Excellent attention to detail, good verbal and written communications, including legible report writing.
  • Ability to provide quality Customer Service.
  • Ability to analyze and produce course of action reporting and escalate issues to management in typical and crisis situations.
  • Ability to work independently OR as part of a small group to resolve urgent issues, process orientated with high attention to detail, and triage a problem quickly providing precise/clear information while working under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the position which may include long periods of sitting, walking, standing, climbing stairs, OR driving with OR without reasonable accommodations.
  • Ability to see, hear, and smell in order to respond to alarms and detect emergency situations.
  • Ability to use computers and Microsoft office (Excel, Word, etc.), monitor security cameras, and send and receive email using MS Outlook.
  • Reliable and have a strong work ethic.
  • Reliable transportation and current Driver's License
  • Guard/Clearance card
  • Gun/OC/Baton permit
  • CPR/First Aid/AED


1. Each guard service employee shall be in good physical condition; be able to protect themselves and othersand withstand sudden emotional stress and physical exertion in the apprehension of suspects and violators. Pursuit may beon foot, requiring running, jumping, climbing, and/or crawling, followed by physical contact to overpower the violator asnecessary.2. Visiona. Distant visual acuity in each eye shall be correctable to 20/30 (Snellen or equivalent) in the better eye and20/40 in the other eye with eyeglasses or contact lenses.b. If uncorrected distance vision is not at least 20/40 in the better eye, the individual shall carry an extra pair ofcorrective lenses.c. Near visual acuity, corrected or uncorrected, shall be at least 20/40 in the better eye.d. Field of vision must be at least 70 horizontal meridians in each eye.e. The ability to distinguish red, green, and yellow colors is required.f. Loss of vision in one eye is disqualifying.g. Glaucoma shall be disqualifying unless controlled by acceptable medical or surgical means, provided suchmedications, as may be used for controlling glaucoma, do not cause undesirable side effects which adverselyaffect the individual's ability to perform assigned security job duties, and provided the visual requirementsstated above are met.h. On-the-job evaluation shall be used for individuals who exhibit a mild color vision defect.i. Where corrective eyeglasses are required, they shall be of the safety glass type.j. The use of corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses shall not interfere with an individual's ability to effectivelyperform assigned security job duties during normal or emergency operations.3. Hearinga. Individuals shall have no hearing loss in the better ear greater than 30 decibels average at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hzand 2,000 Hz, with no level greater than 40 decibels at any one frequency (by ISO 389 \"Standard Reference Zerofor the Calibration of Purtone Audiometer\" (1975) or ANSI S3.6 - 1991 \"Specifications for Audiometers\")b. A hearing aid is acceptable, provided suitable testing procedures demonstrate auditory acuity equivalent tothe above-stated requirementc. The use of a hearing aid shall not decrease the effective performance of the individual in an assigned security jobduties during normal or emergency operations.4. Diseases Individuals shall have no established medical history or medical diagnosis of epilepsy or diabetes, or, weresuch a condition exists, the individual shall provide medical evidence that the condition can be controlled with propermedication so that the individual will not lapse into a coma or unconscious state while performing assigned guardservice

  • This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation "safety-sensitive" functions.

Interior posts.

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations
  • Must able to obtain OR possess any applicable security guard or weapons permit necessary
  • Must be able to pass a background check covering the last 10 years and pass a drug screening due to the nature of the position.
  • Must be able to pass a physical agility test if applicable; complete required training and pass examination.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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