Areas of Responsibility

The security officer will ensure the safety and security of visitors, tenants, and employees at the Brooklyn Navy Yard while providing excellent customer service at various posts throughout the Navy Yard.

  • Be aware of, and inspect, post(s) or section(s) for conditions requiring attention; and report immediately to the supervisor and the Command Center any unusual crime, occurrence, accident or condition
  • Render all necessary service in assigned area and as directed
  • Familiarize self with the everyday routine of individuals doing business or frequenting post or section
  • Investigate suspicious conditions on the post
  • Give attention to hazardous conditions
  • Maintain activity log and completes daily reports
  • Monitor radio
  • Be responsible for, become familiar with, and have working knowledge of Post Orders
  • Be governed by CPR, Courtesy, Professionalism, and Respect

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Good writing and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills


  • 8-hour Security Training Certificate required; Security License preferred (Security License required within 90 days of hire)
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License required


Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter as an attachment to

BNYDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression) sexual orientation, genetic trait, actual or perceived status of a victim of domestic violence, or as victim of sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status, age, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, military status, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected classification.