Entergy Nuclear Security Officer in Buchanan, New York

Date: Apr 11, 2018

Location: Buchanan, NY, US

Company: Entergy

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .

Primary Location: New York-Buchanan

Job Function :Power Plant

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :IBT (International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 78807

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

*This is a Strategic Requisition to fill future vacancies*


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Control entry processing of all individuals into protected and vital areas of the plant by verifying identity and authorization to enter.

  • Conduct personnel and vehicle searches that are required in accordance with plant security requirements.

  • Respond to intrusion alarms as directed by the response team leader or as a security officer on patrol.

  • Deter attempts by unauthorized persons seeking to gain entry into protected or vital areas of the plant.

  • Make scheduled and unscheduled patrols of the owner controlled, protected and vital areas of the plant.

  • Report all observed security and safety violations.

  • Keep a record of patrols.

  • Secure, protect, and assist at accidents, fires, and similar areas of mishap until relieved.

  • Perform as armed escort for persons or vehicles as required by the Security Plan.

  • Operate company vehicle(s).

  • Conduct operational tests of intrusion detection and contraband detection equipment according to documented procedures.

  • Must be able to work a rotating 12-hour shift which includes nights, days, holidays and weekends.

  • Must be able to respond and report to work during emergency or other call-ins and work in adverse weather conditions.Sequestration events are subject occur in which prolonged stays at facility occur.


Minimum education required of the position:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Desired: B.S. in Criminal Justice

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Commercial, military or law enforcement security experience.

  • Previous Nuclear Security Experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Must meet requirements of NRC psychological testing regulations.

  • Must satisfy all nuclear regulatory elements to obtain and maintain unescorted access.

  • Have physical stamina for walking, climbing, etc., as required in Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulations.

  • Demonstrate ability to understand and effectively react to situations of adversity with people and resolve them with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • Valid state driver's license and ability to meet company driving standards.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to comprehend and pass all tests in accordance with the Security Training and Qualification Plan.

  • Must be able to obtain initial and maintain annual weapons qualifications


EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: White Plains

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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