Nuclear Security Officer - ANO

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Russellville, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 


This job posting has twelve (12) vacancies available*


Job 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 enter 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 areas of mishap until relieved.
  • Perform as armed escort for persons or vehicles as required by the Security Plan.
  • Operate company vehicle during patrol of 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 emergency or other call-ins and work in adverse weather conditions.


Minimum qualifications for the position:


Minimum education and experience required of the position:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age (required age for necessary firearms permits)
  • 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.
  • 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: Commercial, military or law enforcement security experience.
  • Desired: Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.


Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville
Job Function: Nuclear
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: ANO - UGSOA Loc 23 - Security-A05
Number of Openings: 14
Req ID: 107893
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


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.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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