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We have an opening for a Central Alarm Station (CAS) Trainee/Operator. You will operate and monitor security-related systems and alarms; dispatch routine and emergency assignments and tasks within Sites 200 and 300; and work cooperatively and effectively in a confined environment. This position is in the Protective Force Division (PFD) within the Security Organization (SO).
- Participate in efforts to ensure the integrity of alarms and computer systems; perform alarm system testing, help to identify anomalies and to initiate appropriate actions for repair and security response measures using established procedures, under close supervision.
- Follow standard practices and procedures to implement comprehensive security response procedures.
- Communicate with system managers, programmers, and technicians regarding system malfunctions; participate in troubleshooting and help to identify solutions to difficult problems associated with maintaining databases.
- Operate and monitor radio communications with security police officers, alarm technicians and maintenance personnel during routine and emergency situations and record activity.
- Dispatch appropriate security and safety personnel in accordance with plans, policies, procedures, and mutual aid agreements for routine and emergency responses, possibly with guidance of more experienced CAS operators or management.
- Operate and monitor closed circuit televisions, LLNL’s security alarm system (Argus), and access control system; and access the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System.
- Initiate and prepare various reports, records, forms and logs in accordance with established procedures.
- Develop and maintain knowledge of and comply with applicable Department of Energy (DOE) and LLNL security procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the 653.1 Level
- Responsible for ensuring integrity of alarms and computer systems; performs alarm system testing, identifies anomalies and initiates appropriate action for repair and security response measures.
- Implement and understand comprehensive security response procedures.
- Prioritize and dispatch appropriate security and safety personnel in accordance with orders, policies and procedures, and mutual aid agreement procedures for non-emergency/emergency responses.
- Ability to successfully complete a basic CAS training course designed to provide the minimum level of skills and knowledge to perform tasks associated with the CAS duties and responsibilities.
- Experience applying established organizational plans, policies and procedures and the ability to understand DOE access requirements, and SO and PFD plans, policies and procedures.
- Ability to exercise patience, tact, and courtesy when dealing with people and to perform effectively in stressful situations.
- Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with diplomacy patience and tact with a wide variety of people in difficult situations.
- Experience working cooperatively and effectively with coworkers and the ability to work effectively in a confined environment under periods of intense activity.
- Organizational skills to independently determine and set priorities in a fast paced environment and ability to complete multiple projects and assignments in a timely manner.
- Experience with computers and the ability to use radio systems or emergency response dispatching systems and equipment.
In Addition at the 653.1 Level
- Experience with computer and radio systems and/or emergency response dispatching systems and equipment.
- Knowledge of DOE access requirements, and Security Organization and PFD policies and procedures.
- Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal skills during routine and emergency situations to interact with diplomacy and tact with a wide variety of personnel and disciplines internal and external to the Laboratory. Experience exercising patience, tact, and courtesy when dealing with people and to perform effectively in difficult situations; experience exercising good judgement and making sound decision in emergency situations. Advanced organizational skills to independently determine and set priorities in a fast-paced environment and complete multiple projects and assignments in a timely manner.
- Familiarity with the Argus security system and LLNL's access control system.
- Current certification in the use of California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System.
Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.
Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.
Security Clearance: This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire.
Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.