Security Coordinator

Wicresoft Billing   Fruitland, NM   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on July 13, 2022
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Arizona Public Service generates clean, reliable and affordable energy for 2.7 million Arizonans. Our service territory stretches across the state, from the border town of Douglas to the vistas of the Grand Canyon, from the solar fields of Gila Bend to the ponderosa pines of Payson. As the state’s largest and longest-serving energy provider, our more than 6,000 dedicated employees power our vision of creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.

Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity.

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.

The Four Corners Fossil-Fuel Generating plant is located 18 miles west of Farmington, a community of about 40,000, in the northwest region of New Mexico.

Because the Four Corners Fossil-Fuel Generating plant is on the Navajo Reservation, Navajo preference will apply in the job selection.

The Security Coordinator at Four Corners Power Plant, located in Fruitland, NM, performs a variety of security functions directed at protecting company assets and personnel. Provide a security presence at company facilities and events. Act as initial responder and/or phone contact to report and investigate situations involving theft, damage, fraud or threats to company personnel, property and critical infrastructure. Authors detailed incident reports and other written work product as required. Ensures compliance with existing security procedures and proposes enhancements to physical security systems, procedures and policy. Issues and manages access badges to secure areas. Works with personnel and contract security guard staff throughout the corporation to develop and implement physical security standards, policies and procedures. Serves as a liaison between the company and law enforcement agencies throughout the state.

Utilizes several computer systems to complete reports, manage access into APS facilities and to perform other essential job tasks.
Security Coordinators are armed and prepared to respond to emergencies on company property.
May be called upon to intervene in confrontational situations and utilize appropriate force to maintain safety and security of company assets.
May be assigned to work at any APS location and may respond to situations at any APS site.
Position will require evening as well as weekend work. Work hours are subject to change

Minimum Requirements
High school degree or GED plus five (5) years experience as a full time Certified Peace Officer and/or Military Law Enforcement Officer. Criminal Intelligence and Threat Assessment background preferred.
Must be able to meet the Arizona P.O.S.T. standards for firearms qualification with their assigned firearm, as this position is required to be armed. Must be able to perform duties all required duties while wearing personal protective equipment.
Must be able to maintain proficiency with all assigned weapons as required, be able to respond to unusual or emergency situations using only reasonable means of force to control and/or make the situation safe and must be able to perform all duties stated wearing personal protective equipment.
Must meet all requirements outlined in the APS Authorized Weapons Procedure, including passing an initial psychological evaluation.
It is highly preferred that any separation from a Law Enforcement Agency has occurred within five (5) years of the date of appointment to APS Corporate Security.

Major Accountabilities
1) Conducts preliminary investigations and writes detailed incident reports.

2) Uses Microsoft Office products to complete reports and other documents.

3) Creates and controls the issuance of identification badges for employees, contractors and contingent workers.

4) Maintains effective site security of corporate assets through utilization of contract staff, security systems and monitoring; ensures all security procedures, post orders and emergency plans are in place and implemented as situations dictate.

5) Ensures that proper site security and security systems exist system-wide through site audits and customer contacts.

6) Maintains communications within the Chain of Command structure to include affected business units.

7) Maintains confidentiality related to sensitive investigations and incidents

8) Ensures compliance with Company policies and procedures and State and Federal laws by maintaining a working knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, and laws including the Regulatory Compliance Requirements as they apply to the Corporate Security Department.

9) May act as the company’s liaison with local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies supporting crime-related investigations and other security matters.

10) Responds to call-outs on a rotational basis or as needed to support the Unit.

11) Responds to life safety issues (i.e., intrusions, fire alarms/evacuations or other unusual or emergency situations

12) Develops and delivers training on security related topics to employee and contractors

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Plant/Field Role:
This position requires work to be performed in the field and/or at the work site, due to the nature of work.

Location-Based Role:
This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.

Flex Role:
This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work. Employees will have two options to choose from:

APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.
Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.

*Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need.

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