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Security Officer - Temporary

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Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location(s): Palo, IA, US, 52324

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57637 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description


*This position is for a maximum 6 month period*

Job Overview

Employees in this role provide command, communications, and control functions for the 24/7 Security Operations Center including access control, alarm monitoring and assessment, dispatch and communications, emergency response and critical incident management. This job is also responsible for directing and staffing an assigned team of security personnel to carry out the daily operations of the department.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors command center systems for functionality and status, conducts basic troubleshooting and assessment prior to escalating problems to the Systems Support team
  • Works in conjunction with Systems and Physical Security Specialists to test and troubleshoot alarm and access control devices and infrastructure to ensure system integrity
  • Monitors and ensures full NERC CIP compliance relative to access control issues
  • Documents proper physical access to and from NERC CIP critical sites
  • Ensures proper notification and coordination for cyber incident reporting, business continuity and storm related activities
  • Manages access control issues to include processing of employee and contractor ID badges
  • Prepares written documentation on technical problems, incidents, front line investigative issues and other security-related matters
  • Administers contractor workforce database and coordinates contract security officer activities
  • Acts on all customer service related calls and either resolves them personally or refers issues to the appropriate individuals
  • Functions as command and control liaison during incidents and communicates their status to response members, senior management and other involved parties
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Temporary
Job Category:  Security
Organization:  NextEra Duane Arnold 
Relocation Provided:  No


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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