Title:  Nuclear Security Officer

Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Legal Entity:  Entergy Operations, Inc.-EOI

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 the 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 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 incidents until relieved.
  •  Perform as an armed escort for persons or vehicles as required by the Security Plan.
  •  Operate company vehicle during a patrol of the Owner Controlled Area.
  •  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 holidays and weekends.
  •  Must be able to respond and report to work during an emergency or other call-ins and work in adverse weather conditions.




Minimum education required for the position:

High school diploma or GED


Minimum experience required of the position:

Desired: Commercial, military, or law enforcement 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 the ability to understand and effectively react to situations of adversity with people and resolve them with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.
  • Desired: 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



Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: WF3 - SPFPA Loc 709 - Security-W05
Number of Openings: 10
Req ID: 103387
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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.

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