This position will use exceptional observation and decision-making skills to protect the security of the Cooperative’s Benson campus complex. This position will assist the Legal & Corporate Services functional area to ensure that compliance requirements for physical security the Cooperative is subject to are adhered to. The goal is to help the Cooperative in maintaining excellent working conditions by keeping our facilities safe and secure. This position would be based in Benson, Arizona.
Maintain professional image that includes greeting visitors and employees as they enter the building in a polite and friendly manner.
Issuing badges and access cards, and maintaining secure logs.
Enforcing access control procedures.
Assisting with receiving certain mail deliveries with a requirement to inspect packages.
Act as the Emergency Coordinator for the site which includes managing the site’s emergency action plan, emergency preparedness training including onsite drills.
Performing general surveillance of the campus including patrolling the interiors and exteriors of campus looking for signs of intrusion and security access points.
Maintain a working knowledge of all emergency policies, procedures and regulations to be able to respond to alarms, incidents and emergency situations.
Operating multi-line phone system.
Managing the fleet reservations for employees who need access to a vehicle for business purposes.
Assist with monitoring control systems for building access including grant access to approved vendors/contractors at the gate entrances to the campus.
Helping with emergency response, and other front desk security related responsibilities
Assisting with developing safety and security procedures/guidelines and report writing.
Performing NERC Compliance activities that are related to physical security, access control, and alarm monitoring.
Ability to assist with training on safety topics to employees and/or contractors.
Able to adapt to addition assignments as required and necessary.
Associates degree in criminal justice, security management or occupational science or closely related preferred.
Excellent surveillance and observation skills.
Knowledge of basic security procedures.
Physical strength and mental clarity to handle emergency situations.
Ability to conduct safety awareness training for new employees and contractors on our site.
Understanding of office technology and office software.
Good interpersonal skills, comfortable approaching and communicating with people.
Strong communication skills with the ability to de-escalate situations.
Must be or have the ability to successfully complete CPR, First Aid and AED training and certification.
3-5 years of work experience, preferably in physical security or related field. Strong preference given to previous military or law enforcement experience.
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience can be substituted for these requirements.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Arizona G&T Cooperatives
We are Member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, our employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives provide power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, we own and operate Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. We also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Our transmission system operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations reaching out from our Apache Generating Station, across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. We also operate more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and data relay services by our member cooperatives and customers.