Military Security Officer

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General summary

First-level security work protecting aircraft, equipment, persons, base buildings and grounds, and military resources located at the assigned base, against loss or damage from theft, fire, vandalism, or other causes. Maintains order and proper behavior of individuals and groups for a National Guard base. Works under direct supervision and governed by detailed procedures and practices.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

Knowledge of security procedures, policies, rules, and regulations established for the assigned base. Knowledge of applicable military regulations, policies, and directives. Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines regarding base flightline security. Ability to display proficiency in firearms usage. Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Typical qualifications

Completion of a training program from a certified law enforcement training academy and eligibility to be commissioned as a peace officer.  

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