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AGS, an Akima Company, provides the people, equipment, and processes that safeguard federal buildings, military bases, and detention centers. We take pride in our ability to protect and support our customers' complex missions. We offer rewarding and challenging roles as well as competitive benefits packages and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Purpose:

The Sergeant serves as a First line supervisor monitoring and directing staff as necessary and perform administrative tasks including timekeeping, and report tracking.

General Description of Duties:

The Sergeant provides close first line supervision of personnel/security officers assigned to their respective shifts, functions, and facilities. In case of after-hours emergency situations, the Sergeant on duty responds and take initial command until higher authority arrives. They are empowered with the authority necessary to handle emergency events. Under no circumstances will Supervisors perform officer duties while working in a supervisory capacity.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Requires excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills for interacting with subordinates and customers and perform multiple tasks in tandem.
  • Requires the ability to work effectively without day-to-day on-site supervision.

Specific Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify and resolve day-to-day staffing shortages caused by call offs
  • Ensure breaks and relief are provided
  • Provide verbal counseling and initiate written disciplinary actions as necessary,
  • Provide direct oversight and close supervision of the security officers assigned to their respective areas, functions and facilities
  • Setting an example for subordinates in the areas of appearance, work habits, skill and attitude
  • Ensure that regulations and post orders are followed
  • Perform appraisal and analysis of work accomplishments for subordinates
  • Review all reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Ensure officers follow all work rules, maintain and display good discipline, and present a professional appearance by conducting random, unannounced personnel and post inspections
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Take immediate action to correct deficiencies and solve problems

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a US citizen or a person lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and have resided in the U.S. for the last five years
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a H.S. Diploma or GED.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • 1 years of full-time experience as a Security officer within the United States or;
  • 1 years of full-time law enforcement experience while employed by a United States federal, state, city or municipality law enforcement entity, or the United States Military, or;
  • 3 years of non-administrative United States military active duty AND;
  • Completion of a first line supervisor course.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the english language, including ability to prepare detailed written reports and fill out forms.
  • Must possesses a State specific Guard License for the State of employment;
  • Must be able to pass all training and obtain all required certifications.
  • Must be able to pass US Government background investigation for required security clearance.
  • Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968, Suitability applies .


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.

 

Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.

 

We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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