NIH Security Officer (Unarmed)

Job Description


Paragon Systems is seeking Full-Time Unarmed Guards to work at our client’s site. Candidates must be available to work evenings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays. The ideal candidate will serve to ensure the protection of the client’s property, employees and their property, twenty-four (24) hours a day, 365 days a year, in a structured regimen, with emergency response capabilities.


Essential Function & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the clients property and its occupants are adequately protected against harm or loss by means of deterrence, detection, observation and reporting
  • Conduct security patrols as directed
  • Conduct access control functions as directed
  • Post familiarization, facility entry control, campus entry control, personnel/vehicle inspection processes
  • Knowledge of lost and found property and controlled property procedures
  • Produce and maintain security related documents, reports, forms and logs as directed



Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • A minimum of one (1) years’ experience in the security/law-enforcement/military field whose
  • Must pass and maintain all required training, certifications, and licensing
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age; fluent in speaking, reading, comprehending and writing English due to nature of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to withstand the physical demands of the position and be capable of responding quickly in an emergency situation.
  • Available to work evenings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Strong customer service skills


Applicants selected may be subjected to a Government background investigation and may be required to meet the following conditions of employment:

  • A favorable credit check for all cleared positions
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Successfully passing a background investigation
  • Successfully passing a medical and drug screen



  • Benefits include Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision available), 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave and Paid Holidays.