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Security Guard

Company: Western Nevada College
Location: silver springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Security Guard (Night Shift) Nevada Automotive Test Center

Description : The Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) is currently seeking talented candidates for a Security Guard role at our Silver Springs, NV location. At NATC, our security guards supports a team of engineers intent on designing, manufacturing, and testing innovative automotive mobility solutions.

Founded in 1957, the Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) is a privately owned, independent test, evaluation, design and engineering facility offering development and certification testing to customers worldwide. We have substantial international experience, which allows us to evaluate products intended for global markets knowledgeably and objectively. NATC has compiled an extensive database of worldwide operational and infrastructure conditions allowing accurate definition of user duty cycles and creation of test programs that are representative of service environments around the world. NATC is a leading innovator in translating real-world conditions into validated virtual proving ground simulation and virtual prototyping.

NATCs location in the great basin of Nevada allows our team to access terrain that can represent 85% of the world within a 150 mile radius, providing an excellent test bed for off-road mobility. NATCs operational area includes 1200 sq. miles of natural terrain, that when coupled with 6,200 acres of privately owned test courses, create an unparalleled testing area available to our engineers to innovate and solve our customers problems.

Position Summary:

This position works under the direct supervision of the Facilities Manager and responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, customers and all visitors. Duties include performing security patrols, enforcing Company badge procedures, protecting property from theft, sabotage, fire and accidents, investigates and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations. Provides any needed assistance to customers, employees and visitors according to Companys procedures. This position will also be called upon to help support the duties of Janitor including maintenance and housekeeping services to the buildings and grounds. In the absence of the Janitor this position will assume all the janitorial duties on an as needed basis.

Essential Functions:

1. Tours company buildings and property of the Company.
a. Examining doors, windows, and gates to assure they are secured.
b. Verifies lights are off, thermostats are set proper temperature and the safety of facilities.
c. Patrols designated areas by vehicle or foot to check locks, alarms, fence gates, and restricted areas or other barriers to make sure they are not breached.
2. Investigates anyone or anything that may appear to be suspicious or out of the ordinary, potentially perceived to be a breach or violation of security, and/or harm the Company.
a. Requires constant vigilance to prevent against theft, fire, vandalism, pilfering, sabotage or unauthorized trespassing.
3. Coordinates assistance with the local authorities - Sheriffs Office and Fire Department.
4. Inspects premises for signs of intrusion and interruption of utility service.
3. Inspects burglar alarm and fire extinguisher sprinkler systems to ascertain they are set to operate. Answers alarms and investigates disturbances.
4. Ensures all gates are closed and locked after normal working hours.
5. Identifies and admits traffic/personnel utilizing a system of identification badges and/or vehicle decals.
6. Provides control of persons entering and exiting Company Property.
7. Assists access to appropriate areas and verifies security procedures are followed.
8. Issue passes in accordance with Company Policies and procedures.
9. Inspects outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorized removal of company property or products.
10. Prevents entry of illegal items such as fire arms, drugs and alcohol.
11. Maintains log of activities and prepares reports concerning significant activities, visitors, discrepancies, security violations, etc as directed by company policies and procedures.
12. Responsible for some janitorial duties as assigned.
13. Assume all janitorial duties in the absence of the Janitor.
14. Responsible for other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Marginal Functions:

1. Assists in special projects.
2. May perform the duties of a test vehicle operator.
3. Maintain serviceability, cleanliness and Security of facilities buildings and grounds..
4. Work is performed inside and outside with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations. Shift work and weekends may be required.

Job Information
  • Qualifications : Minimum Qualifications:

    1. High school diploma or equivalent required plus any Security/Law Enforcement experience preferred.
    2. Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment and enforcement procedures.
    3. Must have a clean criminal record.
    4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
    5. Must be computer literate.
    6. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
    7. Ability to effectively communicate, verbal and in writing.
    8. Ability to observe proper safety precautions.
    9. Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.
    10. Able to work in excess of 40 hours per week with varied work shifts.
    11. Must possess a current Nevada Drivers License and clean driving record for the past three (3) years.
    12. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    13. Must have excellent organization and time management skills.
    14. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.

    AAP/EEO Statement:
    Nevada Automotive Test Center (NATC) values a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunity Employer, NATC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status legally protected by Federal, State, or Local law. NATC assures you that your opportunity with this Company depends solely on your qualifications and other job-related factors.

    Important Notice:
    This position is not limited to those duties in the job description. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or deleted to meet the business needs of Hodges Transportation, Inc./NATC. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Notify the Human Resources manager if you require any accommodation (s) to perform any of the essential functions of this position.

    All employees of this Company are employees at will and, as such, are free to resign at any time without reason. The Company, likewise, retains the right to terminate an employee's employment at any time with or without reason or notice. Nothing contained in this document or any other document provided to the employee is intended to be, nor should it be, construed as a guarantee that employment or any benefit will be continued for any period of time. Any salary figures provided to an employee in annual or monthly terms are stated for the sake of convenience or to facilitate comparisons and are not intended and do not create an employment contract for any specific period of time.
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • Job Length : Permanent
  • Start Date : Tuesday April 6, 2021
  • Compensation Type: : Hourly;
Employer Information
  • Employer Name : Nevada Automotive Test Center
  • Employer E-mail :
  • Phone : 775-629-2000
  • Address : 605 Ft. Churchill Rd
    Silver Springs, NV 89429
Employer Information
  • Apply : Please visit our website at to complete an application.
  • Date Added : April 6, 2021
  • Post Until : May 6, 2021

Please Note : The Online Community Job Board is a free service of Western Nevada College. WNC makes no particular recommendations regarding employers or students applying for jobs. The presence of job announcements on this web site does not indicate an endorsement by the college. The College reserves the right not to post any information which is not in keeping with WNC policies.

WNC is guided by the principle that there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons because of race; color; national origin; religion; age; gender, including a pregnancy-related condition; gender identity or expression; sexual-orientation; protected veterans status; disability; or genetics; and that equal opportunity and access to facilities shall be available to all. Similarly, there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons who file charges of discrimination, participate in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise oppose discrimination. It is our policy to comply fully with the non-discrimination provision of all state and federal regulations with regard to recruitment, admission, financial aid, activities, hiring, promotions, training, terminations, benefits
and compensation

Keywords: Western Nevada College, Sparks , Security Guard, Other , silver springs, Nevada

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