Job: Security WatchStander – Newport, OR

Title Security WatchStander – Newport, OR
Categories Security WatchStander – Maritime
Salary 18.00 + per hour
Start Date 2019-09-01
Location Newport, Oregon
Job Information
Diversified Expertise

Diversified Expertise

The Watch Stander is responsible for protection and safeguarding the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration fleet of research vessels in Newport, Oregon. The Watch Stander must be at least 21 years old, have at least a high school diploma or equivalent and must be able to demonstrate the following characteristics;

Watch Standers must:

  • Be certified to perform security services for the State of Oregon;
  • Must be United States Citizens;
  • Must be able to obtain a US Government “Public Trust” Security clearance
  • Must be fluent in the English language and be able to comprehend and comply with written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision during any shift;
  • Flexibility of work schedule to support Watch Stander requirements when ships are in port.
  • Must display Mature judgment at all times;
  • History of Reliability and Dependability;
  • History of Tactfulness and self control;
  • Ability to Observe, Respond, Recall, and Report incidents;
  • Ability to retain composure and perform under pressure, and to know when to call for assistance;
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with the general public and with visiting dignitaries;
  • Ability to give instructions clearly and concisely, firmly but diplomatically;
  • Good general health and physical fitness including ability to climb ladders, Must pass medical and drug screen;
  • Be able to negotiate narrow passageways and transit other areas of the ship as required for security rounds;
  • A personal history free of Conviction of a felony crime of violence or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;
  • An aptitude and respect for a uniformed services environment;
  • Zero history of anti-government or military demonstrations, sentiment, or paramilitary activities;
  • Understanding or willingness to learn and comply with maritime ship protocols and customs
  • ** Other qualifications may be required**
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