Armed Special Police Officer (Secret Clearance) District of Columbia, Washington DC

Akal Security
June 7, 2018
Job Type
Start Date
Full Time with various shifts
Company Location
Espanola, NM


This job reports to the Project Manager
This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift, 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekends.


Coastal currently employs over 1,400 security professionals through ongoing client contracts. With the constant development of new clients and projects, employment opportunities with Coastal are excellent. In addition to security officers, we also employ construction surveillance monitors (overseas positions), management and administrative support.
Job Skills/Requirements
Support the security of the building and agency by withholding the integrity of the statement of work and abiding by all rules and regulations as a Special Police Officer.
Be familiar with all state requirements and with the local jurisdictional criteria for Special Police Officers.
Not inclusive - Man post in accordance with government Post Orders
Perform vehicular searches to detect unauthorized material and prevent its access into the building
Serve as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions
Detect suspicious activities and watch for criminal acts or client rule infractions at or near assigned post which may be a threat to the property, client or employees at the site
Report all incidents, accidents or medical emergencies
Respond to emergencies, such as medical and bomb threats, and alarms, such as fire and intrusion, by following emergency response proceedings
Physically control violent or unruly crowds
Attempt to subdue person in case of life and death situation
Operating a motor vehicle if on applicable post
-Shall be US citizen
-Shall be at least 21 years of age
-Shall be able to speak read, write and understand English.
-Meet all Medical Requirements to include drug screening
-3 years security experience within the last 5 years or
-3 years military with a honorable discharge or
law enforcement/correction's officer with certificate of accredited law enforcement or
-Possess a current, valid armed DC Special Police Officer (SPO) commission
-Meet and Maintain all required credentials and certificates in accordance with the GAO contract
-Additional training/credentials may be required
Clearance and Certification Requirements
-  Must hold an active Secret Clearance
– SPO Armed License

Any of the following:
  • MEB Certificaiton
  • Adult & Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification

Education Requirements
– High School Diploma
Additional Information/Benefits
What we look for in all of our candidates is intelligence, an aptitude for learning, enthusiasm, and character. In return, we offer:

    • A competitive salary
    • Medical and dental benefits
    • A group 401K plan
    • Paid vacation, sick and family leave
  • If you are seeking security employment with a company respected the world over, please apply with Coastal today. We offer an environment where you can grow in your skills and career, and serve our nation at the highest levels.
    Coastal is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability and other protected categories.
    Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Credit Check, Physical Exam
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