Site Security Associate - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Site Security Associate
At Raytheon we regard the security of our employees, its assets, tangible and intangible, to be of primary importance to our continued growth, profitability and success. The establishment of security controls and procedures is essential for the protection of employees, the preservation of assets, and the effective enforcement of rules and regulations.

The Site Security Associate is responsible for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime and the general enforcement of company physical security policies. Duties normally consist of routine patrol, preliminary investigation and traffic regulation. Security officers also may be assigned duties to support other areas of security such as training, investigations, document destruction, and dispatch, and may assist with conducting incident and accident investigations. Provide on-site armed response capability for security incidents and to assume control over situations beyond the capabilities or contracted responsibilities of the contract guard force.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Applicants may be considered for the Senior Site Security Associate position (G03) or the Site Security Specialist (G04) position based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and position responsibilities.

Officers will be expected to perform the following functions under the supervision of Security Team Leaders:

  1. Collaborate with peers and supervisors to solve problems
  2. Assist other officers as appropriate to maintain high levels of performance
  3. Monitor the overall security status of company facilities, including the performance of contracted security personnel
  4. Respond to calls for public service, e.g. motorist assists, escorts to and from parking lots and offices, handling stray animals, etc.
  5. Maintain a working knowledge of the NISPOM, ICD705, JAFAN, and other government regulatory documents
  6. Respond to employee queries about security issues accurately and helpfully
  7. Properly receive, handle, safeguard, and store classified materials
  8. Stand by to preserve the peace when requested by Human Resources or managers when issuing disciplinary actions, terminations, or having difficult conversations
  9. Provide escorts to the Medical office for evaluation of employees experiencing emotional difficulties or displaying concerning behavior
  10. Take control of any situation involving a firearm, e.g. a firearm found by contract security personnel during a vehicle inspection
  11. Conduct sweeps of office areas to check for improperly stored information, impound it when found, store it properly, and submit a complete report
  12. Provide patrols, bunker openings, escorts, and standby at the Missile Integration and Test Facility
  13. Direct traffic and provide aid and assistance at accidents and traffic hazards
  14. Respond to and mitigate acts of violence consistent with applicable laws and training
  15. Maintain proficiency with issued firearm; attend firearms training as scheduled
  16. Maintain defensive tactics proficiency; attend defensive tactics training as schedule
  17. Ability and flexibility to rotate shifts and days off, based on assigned schedule
  18. Physical ability to undergo defensive tactics, firearms, and tactical response training of moderate intensity
  19. Provide first aid to ill or injured employees consistent with Raytheon provided first aid, CPR, and AED training
  20. Able to wear body armor while performing all security activities
  21. Ability to move ill or injured adults to administer first aid and CPR, and to conduct CPR for extended periods while awaiting medical response
  22. Ability to stand for long periods, walk long distances, and climb stairs and ladders. For example, climb onto dump trucks and other high profile vehicles to conduct thorough inspections
  23. Ability to lift and move articles and equipment to gain access to areas and to conduct inspections
  24. Ability to bend over frequently to inspect under car seats and car bodies, for example
  25. Other duties that may be carried out in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  26. As directed, conduct preventative patrols of company property to detect intruders, safety hazards, crimes, and security violations, and take appropriate actions to mitigate and report them
  27. Respond to actual or suspected security violations, conduct field investigations, and submit high-quality reports to Investigations for follow up
  28. Respond to criminal activity such as thefts, vandalism, threats, etc. and provide guidance to employees regarding protective measures, or reports to law enforcement and insurance companies. Gather information and evidence and submit reports to Investigations
  29. Be able to testify professionally in court or at in-house or external administrative hearings
  30. Respond to calls referencing difficult, disruptive, or threatening persons, de-escalate such situations, and make appropriate notifications to Human Resources, Workplace Violence Team, Investigations, and law enforcement. Document such incidents in written reports
  31. Proactively participate in community policing activities such as building council and safety council meetings, security events, directed enforcement, and foot patrols and lobby, vehicle, and gate inspections

REQUIRED Experience, Skills, & Education:

  • Senior Site Security Associate – High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years security experience
  • Site Security Specialist – High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years security experience
  • Ability to obtain a minimum of a Secret DOD security clearance
  • Minimum of 4 years security experience
  • Firearms (handgun) proficiency
  • Tactical response proficiency
  • Less-lethal proficiency
  • Knowledge of contract security guard force management
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teaming abilities; the ability to work well with others
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required
Desired Experience, Skills & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 years security experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Current DOD Secret clearance, or higher, preferred
  • Knowledge of the NISPOM, JAFAN, and ICD as applicable
  • Knowledge of co-employment issues

Security Clearance: This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a Secret security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.