Security Officer
Doyon Universal Services - North Slope, AK

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Under supervision of the Security Captain, the employee will provide security related duties and other infrastructure support functions unique to a North Slope facility based on the contract requirements.


Minimum of two years of experience in an officer position or above with a municipal, state, or federal law enforcement agency, military unit with security related duties, corrections, or private security company.

“Experience requirement may be waived based on particular skills the applicant possesses”

High school diploma or GED

Valid driver’s license

State of Alaska armed security officer certification (or ability to obtain)

Emergency Trauma Technician certification (or ability to obtain)

Ability to pass expanded background investigation

CDL with passenger and air brake endorsements



Work safely and understand that working safely is a condition of employment

Make an arrest if necessary using handcuffs

From a variety of body positions, load, unload, aim and fire handguns, shotguns and other agency firearms under conditions of stress that justify the use of deadly force and at levels of proficiency prescribed in certification standards

Perform searches of people, vehicles, vessels, buildings, and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects, and walking over uneven terrain for long periods of time

Confront suspicious persons, assess intentions, and take action as appropriate

Extinguish fires by using a fire extinguisher and other appropriate means

Effectively and coherently communicate over radio channels while initiating and responding to radio communications

Utilize clear and appropriate communication skills when communicating with people by giving information, mediating disputes, advising of processes and rules, and de-escalating altercations

Gather information in investigations by interviewing and obtaining the statements of all participants and witnesses. Reduce the results of those investigations into written form so as to clearly and accurately reflect the information obtained

Read, comprehend, and employ policies and procedures

Utilize clear and appropriate communication skills in formal and informal settings

Exercise sound judgment in determining appropriate action when there is a reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest, and when force may be used and to what degree

Comprehend, evaluate, and correctly respond to oral information received from a wide variety of sources such as supervisors, witnesses, victims, or through a variety of other means such as personal statements, radio, or telephone transmissions

Maintain composure and control of the situation while enduring verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of people encountered in an antagonistic environment

Conduct visual surveillance for extended periods of time

Observe, recall, and distinguish characteristics of persons, suspects, automobiles, location, property, etc. to include colors, shapes, sizes, height, weight, abnormalities, changes or differences since last observed, and other distinguishing characteristics

Perform TSA screening of passengers boarding outbound jet aircraft

Willingness to perform others duties as required

Willingness to work at various locations as required

Vehicle Operations

Safely operate large passenger buses with airbrakes, pickup trucks, vans, or other assigned vehicles in remote settings and in hazardous road conditions caused by factors such as rain, snow, sleet, ice, fog, smoke, and dirt roads

Drive long distances in often changing climate conditions transporting passengers, patrolling are of responsibility, surveillance of well pads and pipeline, and performing other tasks as assigned

Transport personnel to and from various destinations as requested

Fill out daily vehicle maintenance checklist and perform daily preventative maintenance checks

Keep the interior of the vehicle clean including windows

Keep the exterior of the vehicle washed or rinsed off as weather and conditions require

May lift luggage, freight and personal belongings to and from vehicles

May assist passengers in and out of the vehicle

Emergency medical

As first responder, perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include administering emergency medical aid, lifting, dragging and carrying people away from dangerous situations and securing and evacuating people from particular areas as well as directing traffic for long periods of time.

Assist other emergency responders in emergency treatment situations

Transport patients and emergency responders

Monitor communications equipment and maintain contact with co-workers

Remove or assist in removing victims from the scene of catastrophes

Support the existing medical facility as directed by Security Captain


Commitment to Excellence : Identifies what needs to be completed and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations

Corporate Values : Understand, embraces, and integrates DUS corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities

Safety and Security : Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers

Customer Service : Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external customers

Teamwork : Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside and outside the organization


Adaptability : Adapts to changing conditions and work assignments, sets priorities and manages multiple assignments, and tasks

Analytical Skills : Visualizes, articulates and solves a variety of problems and concepts and makes appropriate decisions based on available information

Communication Skills : Listens, writes, and speaks effectively, and positively relates and interacts with co-workers and others

Conflict Resolution : Prevents, manages, and/or resolves conflict

Independence : Works with little or no supervision

Problem Solving : Anticipates and identifies problems, distinguishes between symptoms and causes, and determines alternative solutions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk


Full time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance (medical/dental/vision), life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan and short term disability through AFLAC. Full-time regular employees are provided access to our employee assistance program.


The employee will be required to live and work in a remote and confined workspace for extended periods of time and e xposure to work assignments consisting of twelve-hour days and able to work day or night shifts as required. T he majority of the work is performed in a remote setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.


The employee’s work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. There is a lack of immediate access to critical medical services as well as urban community services.


It is DUS’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Doyon grants preference to Doyon Shareholders and shareholders of other corporations that grant a similar preference to Doyon shareholders, such as Alaska Native Corporations. The preference applies in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training. A preference will be granted to qualified Doyon shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other corporations which grant a similar reciprocal preference to Doyon shareholders, such as Alaska Native Corporations.

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