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Nuclear Security Officer
Entergy | Bains, Louisiana
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Job Description

Primary Location: Louisiana-St. Francisville
Job Function: Power Plant
MRV Minimum Salary: $17.50
MRV Maximum Salary: $22.70
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code: RB - SPFPA Loc 707 - Security-R05
Number of Openings: 2.00
Req ID: 71382
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%



 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Control entry processing of all individuals into protected and vital areas of the plant by verifying identity and authorization to enter.
  • Conduct personnel and vehicle searches that are required in accordance with plant security requirements.
  • Respond to intrusion alarms as directed by the response team leader or as a security officer on patrol. 
  • Deter attempts by unauthorized persons seeking to gain entry into protected or vital areas of the plant. 
  • Make scheduled and unscheduled patrols of the owner controlled, protected and vital areas of the plant. 
  • Report all observed security and safety violations.
  • Keep a record of patrols. 
  • Secure, protect, and assist at accidents, fires, and similar areas of mishap until relieved. 
  • Perform as armed escort for persons or vehicles as required by the Security Plan. 
  • Operate company vehicle(s). 
  • Conduct operational tests of intrusion detection and contraband detection equipment according to documented procedures.
  • Must be able to work a rotating 12-hour shift which includes nights, days, holidays and weekends.  
  • Must be able to respond and report to work during emergency or other call-ins and work in adverse weather conditions.Sequestration events are subject occur in which prolonged stays at facility occur.



Minimum education required of the position:

High school diploma or GED


Minimum experience required of the position:

Minimum of 21 years of age.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Commercial, military or law enforcement security experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Must meet requirements of NRC psychological testing regulations. 
  • Must satisfy all nuclear regulatory elements to obtain and maintain unescorted access. 
  • Have physical stamina for walking, climbing, etc., as required in Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulations. 
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and effectively react to situations of adversity with people and resolve them with tact, diplomacy, and courtesy.


 Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical understanding of nuclear generation principles and operation.


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • Valid state driver's license and ability to meet company driving standards. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Must be able to comprehend and pass all tests in accordance with the Security Training and Qualification Plan.
  • Must be able to obtain initial and maintain annual weapons qualifications


EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.


Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatt of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Utility and Non-Utility Nuclear. In addition to its two primary, reportable, operating segments, Entergy also operates the non-nuclear wholesale assets business. The non-nuclear wholesale assets business sells to wholesale customers the electric power produced by power plants that it owns while it focuses on improving performance and exploring sales or restructuring opportunities for its power plants. As of December 31, 2009, Entergy delivered electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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