Guard

US-MA-Cambridge
2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-2958

Overview

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.

 

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   

 

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.

 

Responsibilities

Standing a fixed post during normal business hours or serving as a roving detail guard.  Functions include checking badges of incoming employees and contractors; issuing badges to visitors who have been vetted through Visitor Control; ensuring that Lab and personal property is signed in and out of the facility as required; assisting visitors and employees; monitoring and responding to alarms; monitoring CCTV systems; monitoring of Physical Plant and Safety systems, Fire and smoke alarm panels, lab-wide Safety monitoring system handling emergency calls from employees; dispatching guards, safety personnel, maintenance personnel, EMT's and HAZMAT teams as required; and escorting visitors and contractors as required; operation of baggage screening equipment, walk through metal detector, handheld metal detector and various other duties associated with the screening of visitors and record keeping.

After-hours patrol of Draper facilities Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:  Walking designated tours encompassing the Draper buildings (interior and exterior),  garage,  and other locations inside and outside of Cambridge. Identifying and reporting any security, facilities and/or safety related issues such as leaks, smoke, fire, abnormal temperature conditions, suspicious individuals or activity, etc. Other security related duties may be made available.

 

Shift - 7AM-3PM Wednesday-Sunday

 

Qualifications

High school diploma required. Associates degree or specialized classes or training in Law Enforcement or Security preferred. 1-3 years previous Security, military or Law Enforcement required.

Experience using a PC necessary and knowledge of DSX Access Control Software is a plus.

Ability to interact with people in a professional manner and ability to communicate effectively is a must.

First Responder, CPR, AED certification desired.

Experience in the use of bagage xray, walk through and handheld metal detectors prefered.

Ability to stand, sit or walk for extended periods required.

 

Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.

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