Remote Security Officer - Maniilaq - #741116


Date: 01/15/2022 09:00 AM

City: Kotzebue, Alaska

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

About NMS

Built on a culture of safety and integrity, NMS delivers award-winning, integrated support services to a variety of clients in food service, facilities management, camp services, security and hotel management in Alaska and the continental U.S. We are proud to serve not only our original oilfield clients, but also clients from federal, state and local governments, corporate facilities, healthcare institutions, schools and universities, manufacturing centers, and the transportation and telecommunications industry. Our clients have peace of mind knowing we are committed to delivering best-in-class service, and we bring creativity, technology and experience to every project. Our mission is to provide management and support services at a level of quality, value, safety and expertise beyond our clients’ expectations. At NMS, we expect our employees to fulfill that mission in every aspect of their work


The Remote Security Officer provides services for a variety of large and small business clients in remote settings where health, safety and security is our #1 priority

All duties are to be performed in accordance with NMS’ mission, vision, and values

Housing and meals at the unit will be provided when working in Kotzebue. This is position will be a 2x2, rotations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Personally monitors and patrols either visually or electronically a variety of assigned buildings, areas, or grounds

Permits only properly authorized individuals to enter the property

Patrols premises and examines doors, windows, and gates to determine they are secure

Records data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, etc

Warns violators of rule infractions and may apprehend or expel violators

Notifies on-site individuals of visitors wishing to see them

Assists in properly responding to a variety of emergencies or disasters in order to preserve life and property

Operates camp billeting and access control systems and maintains a list of visitors or authorized companies/personnel who are allowed access to various areas

May check heating, lighting, sprinkling, security, ventilation, fire, etc., systems to make sure they are operational

Provides transportation services using a variety of vehicles ranging from standard passenger vehicles to large passenger buses and off-road vehicles

Provides emergency medical intervention including CPR, AED and patient movement

Notify supervisor if safety and sanitation standards are not being met

Other duties that are pertinent to the department or unit’s success also may be assigned

This position has no supervisory responsibilities


Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or GED equivalent

Must have at least three (3) years of full time professional security, law enforcement or military experience

Post-secondary education in a related field may be substituted for experience

A valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years to be eligible under NMS’ vehicle insurance policy

Must be able to obtain and pay the Alaska Guard License fee of $97.00 prior to beginning work

Must have basic computer skills to include but not limited to Microsoft office and contract specific software

Must pass all pre-employment contract requirements which may include but are not limited to: drug test, physical and fit for duty assessment and hearing test. Applicants not located near a testing facility are responsible for paying for travel to the nearest testing facility

Must be able to live in dormitory style settings and meet cleanliness requirements of the remote camp

Must be able to cooperate and work as part of a team with fellow employees, customers and clients

Must be able to make decisions in the moment with little to no supervision

Must be able to be on your feet for 12 hours per shift for the scheduled rotation

Contract requires employees to speak, understand, read and write English

Must meet and adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations set forth by the company and client

Must pass a fingerprinting background investigation that complies with The Crime Control Act, Child Care Worker Act and the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act

This contract requires all employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals that are offered positions and are prevented from being vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons will work closely with Human Resources to evaluate their specific situations


For the purposes of pre-employment testing, Anchorage will be considered the point of hire (with the exception of drug testing, which will be conducted near the candidate’s place of residence). Employee is responsible for any travel expenses and needed accommodations related to pre−employment tasks that need to be completed in Anchorage, AK. This includes, but is not limited to, any safety training requirements, required pre−employment testing and/or training such as physical, DOT physical/medical card, fit for duty, audiogram, and/or other testing required by contract/company (such as NSTC, APICC training, security licensing requirements, etc

Flights to Remote Locations:

All employees are responsible for all expenses related to reporting to point of hire (Anchorage, AK) for scheduled trips paid for by the company for remote locations

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Weather: Indoor/Outdoor. Frequently exposed to arctic conditions

Noise level: Moderate to Loud

Description of environment: Maniiḷaq Health Center- Kotzebue, Alaska

Must constantly be able to stand, walk, climb, push, pull use hands and arms, stoop, kneel and crouch

Physical requirements: Fit For Duty Test


: Lift 20 lbs. from floor to knuckle x 2,


: Lift 20 lbs. from floor to waist x 2,


Carry 20 lbs. with two hands for a minimum distance of 20 feet, self-paced but continuous,


: Kneel on one knee and stand. Return to kneel on opposite knee. Repeat alternate kneeling sequence x 3 for each knee, self-paced but continuous,

Stand from Supine Position Test

: From a supine, recumbent position,

while wearing arctic gear

, test recipient must be able to stand without assistance x 3, self-paced (this task must be accomplished safely without significant loss of balance or falling and without assistance). Allow one re-test when there is a loss of balance considered unsafe or a fall.)

Stoop & Twist:

Perform alternate cross over toe touches x 5 each side, self-paced but continuous,


: Walk on a treadmill at 3 MPH for 10 minutes with good balance


Climb up and down 10 steps x 2 for a total of 20 steps, self-paced


Customer Service – Provides outstanding customer service; manages difficult or emotional situations; responds promptly to customer needs; responds to request for service and assistance; meets commitments in a timely manner

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to other ideas

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings

Written Communication – Writes incident, logs and other reports clearly; able to read and interpret written information

NMS Core Values

Safety guides our behavior

Honesty and integrity govern our activities

Commitments made will be fulfilled

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect

The environment will be protected and sustained

Required Language

Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference

NMS is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran protected status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

NANA grants employment preference to shareholders of NANA and their spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law

It is NMS policy to conduct background checks, drug testing and a physical assessment, as applicable, once an offer has been accepted, in accordance with company and/or contract requirements

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