Protective Force Manager - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Location US-NV-Mercury
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Domestic Security - All Positions
Regular Full-Time


SOC is recruiting for a Protective Force Manager for the NNSS Protective Force Contract in Nevada.


  • Directs, manages, and controls PF activities to include the following functional areas: daily staffing of  posts;  overseeing PF Operations; coordinating with SOC Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU), and various SOC Department Heads on policies, procedures and PF duties; corrective action for a major portion of all customer-identified PF deficiencies to include overseeing, processing and approving all PF discipline issues.
  • Selects, hires, promotes, supervises, coaches and develops subordinates, and administers personnel actions (i.e. discipline, performance evaluations, salary administration, etc.) for department staff.
  • Management
  • Provides leadership, management and organizational support to staff.
  • Implements Company and DOE/NNSA/SOC operational policies and procedures. Interprets policies and regulations and instructs subordinates.
  • Provides daily operational support to the PF Operations Director, participating and assisting in the management of the daily business and department operations.
  • Develops and maintains department operating budget.


  • Knowledgeable in Federal and State Laws and Regulations, Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, Manuals, Guides, and Standards,  NNSA procedures, all NNSS site security procedures and policies to include extensive knowledge of the Security Incident Response Plan as they relate to Protective Force services, Special Nuclear and Classified Matter protections, and Operations Security     
  • Federal and State Laws and Regulations, Department of Energy (DOE) Orders, Manuals, Guides, and Standards, NNSS/NNSA and SOC policies, procedures, and orders
  • Supervisory leadership and management skills to include coaching, employee development, planning, organizing, scheduling, team building, problem solving, conflict resolution, and directing activities of section employees, conducting performance appraisals and inquiries that address employee performance
  • Intermediate-level computer skills that include all the Microsoft Office Suite of software
  • Knowledge in: Human Resource Labor Relations policies and federal/state laws and regulations;  EEO and affirmative action guidelines; collective bargaining agreement as it applies to special operations personnel; safety, health and security regulations, principles, procedures, practices, and processes, to include the ISM processes; root cause analysis methodologies and assessment of  issues to arrive at appropriate corrective actions.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Six (6) years’ experience in business, management or security-related field plus a minimum of five (5) years Protective or Security Force Management with counter-terrorist experience.
  • Successful participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP)
  • Valid US Driver’s License and be able to obtain a Nevada Driver’s License
  • DOE “Q” clearance authorization    


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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