Holtec Security International - Nuclear Security Officer

Holtec International
Holtec Security International is currently seeking an Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation ISFSI Nuclear Security Officer to join the team in Plymouth, MA.

The openings consists of one full-time and one temporary position with the temporary having the potential to transition to full-time depending on staffing needs.

We are proud of our reputation for professional and technical excellence, and we recognize that the key to upholding that reputation resides in the excellence of our employees. We are looking for talent who brings value to the organization and contributes in advancing our business and reputation.

The ISFSI Nuclear Security Officer is responsible for providing physical protection of the ISFSI and public against radiological sabotage, through compliance with all NRC security requirements as described in applicable Codes of Federal Regulations (10 CFR 73) and other relevant site policies and procedures. This is accomplished by the following:
  • Operating the Security Computer System and associated technologies to assess alarms, investigate and report suspicious activities and/or circumstances.
  • Assisting other site organizations to provide security support as described in established procedures.
  • Completion of all Security Logs and Security Journals.
  • Performing activities per ISFSI security procedures to provide physical protection of the facility, including personnel and vehicle searches; surveillance and foot/vehicle patrols in the Owner Controlled, Protected Areas; and armed response if needed.
  • Performing testing of security equipment and accounting for security keys and equipment.
  • Assisting in weekly, semi-annual, and other as needed maintenance activity on security equipment.
  • Maintaining compliance with all site policies, procedures, and directives
  • Identifying safety and/or fire hazards and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Reporting degradation, deficiencies, and accidents in accordance with current procedures and taking appropriate corrective actions as directed by Security Force Supervision.
  • Controlling access of personnel, vehicles and materials into the protected area and maintain appropriate log.
  • Performing all site and fire watch patrols and maintain appropriate logs.
  • Performing site maintenance as directed to include but not limited to snow removal, garbage removal, housekeeping, and landscaping duties.
  • Performing compensatory postings and escort duties as directed by Security Force Supervision and in accordance with current procedures and directives.
  • Maintaining shift schedule to cover a 24-hour/seven-day a week operation including mandatory overtime.
  • Participating in security drills, practical exercises and required training programs as directed.
  • Maintaining qualification of requirements including Radiation protection, Access authorization, Emergency plan, physical fitness and weapon requirements as required for ISFSI assignment.
  • Adhere to regulatory fatigue orders and work hours tracking requirements relative to ISFSI.
  • Ensure house-keeping expectations are met.
  • Maintain all required qualifications for site access.
  • All other duties as assigned.
The ISFSI Nuclear Security Officer, in addition to having the appropriate technical and tactical mindset, must be able to instill public and regulatory confidence in this role, and maintain necessary skills and qualifications.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Pass any State-required training or other qualifications for licensing.
  • Must possess a current and valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain initial and maintain annual weapons qualifications.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively.
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately.
  • Attention to detail.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and effectively react to situations of adversity with people and resolve them with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.
HSI offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; time-off programs; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. HSI is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.