Part Time Security Officer, Weekend Night Shift

Vast

At Vast, our mission is to contribute to a future where billions of people are living and thriving in space. We are building artificial gravity space stations, allowing long-term stays in space without the adverse effects of zero-gravity. Our initial crewed space habitat will be Haven-1, scheduled to be the world’s first commercial space station when it launches into low earth orbit in August 2025. Our team is all-in, committed to executing our mission safely and on time. If you want to work with the most talented people on Earth furthering space exploration for humanity, come join us.

Vast is looking for a Part Time Security Officer to support our Long Beach, CA site. As a Security Officer, you will work directly with the Principle Security Officer to develop and implement security procedures for our test site.  This is a non-exempt position based out of our Long Beach, CA facility. 

We are currently hiring for the below schedules:

  • Weekend Night Shift: Saturday and Sunday: 7pm-7am

Responsibilities:

  • Assist guests with the ENVOY check in process
  • Verify ID and POC of visitors
  • Issue the appropriate visitor/temp employee badges
  • Patrol all buildings and sites
  • Observe and report all suspicious activity
  • Report and document all incidents to Security Management
  • Escort vendors on/off site if requested
  • Assist other departments as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • CA BSIS Guard card 
  • 2+ years of professional experience in security operations in an industrial environment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • High level of customer service skills
  • Articulate and polite
  • The ability to verbally de-escalate a situation
  • BSIS or other security training
  • The ability to work independently 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be available to work all required shift hours, overtime, and weekends, to support critical mission milestones
  • Must be able to work in severe climate conditions: heat, wind, and cold

Pay Range:

  • Security Officer: $20.00 / per hour (+10% hourly rate differential for night shift)
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
 
Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks.

U.S. EXPORT CONTROL COMPLIANCE STATUS

The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a “U.S. person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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