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Armed Security Officer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number PAC17-0034  
Category Security  
Division PacArctic LLC  
Location PAC Gaithersburg  

PacArctic is hiring part time Armed Security Officers to support PAC and our customer in Gaithersburg, MD. The officers must possess Maryland Armed Security Guard Credentials and hold a Top Secret Clearance. We are currently looking for Part time Day availability.

The Armed Security Officers will perform access control functions to the Government facilities by ensuring positive personnel identification and control through the verification of identification media.  They will monitor compliance with the Government’s established rules and regulations. They shall take all reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of persons, and promptly correct unsafe conditions, procedures or activities.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Uniformed, armed, security force members will interface directly with the security Site Supervisors (SSVs) and Program Manager (PM) and be responsible for overall contract performance, customer satisfaction, security force compliance, attendance, problem resolution, reporting, inspections, and other duties as assigned.
  • Security Officers will provide access control to the Government facilities’ parking areas, as well as, conducting foot patrols of the grounds, parking lots, garages, and adjoining public areas of various facilities and promptly reporting unsafe conditions, procedures, or activities to the
  • Security Officers will also monitor access inside facilities by ensuring positive personnel identification and control through the production, issuance and verification of identification media. Security Officers are expected to work alongside the Government employees and follow directions given to them by designated Government Points of Contract (GPOC). 
Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A high school diploma or GED is required. 
  • Must hold a Top Secret Clearance
  • Must have Maryland Armed Guard license.  If the candidate needs only this requirement, the company can assist with training – contact us for details and support.
  • Two years of demonstrated experience in uniformed, armed, security services.  Federal contract security, law enforcement, military, or private security.
  • Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first-aid (Course A, Bi- Stander Adult Rescue, or Red Cross equivalent) by American Heart Association or Red Cross certified courses. Each candidate must also be trained in the use of an Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED).
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of employment on this contract.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate.  The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The work load may require the incumbent to stand for extended periods of time.  The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Includes travel to local, remote and out of state locations.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.  This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

Travel Requirements No travel  
Security Clearance Must hold a Top Secret Clearance  
About our Company

PacArctic provides high-end federal acquisition support services, cultural resource surveys, professional facility management and critical infrastructure protection, as well as business transformation and process improvement services. Additionally, PacArctic provides program management of specialized IT services such as employee assistive technologies, photogrammetry utilization for native rock art recording, and geographic information systems (GIS) program management for transportation planning needs.

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Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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