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Security Specialist (Part Time) - Purina Farms
Nestle Purina | Gray Summit, Missouri
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Security Specialist (Part Time) - Purina Farms

Job Description

Purina Farms is located just 45 minutes west of downtown St. Louis, on more than 300 acres of rolling hills, Purina Farms is home to our well-known Visitor Center and the Purina Event Center. For more than 30 years, we've committed to showing the world the true potential of dogs and cats through pet-centric events. This family-friendly attraction offers pet lovers of all ages an opportunity to get up close and personal with barnyard animals and amazing dogs and cats. The Visitor Center offers a variety of kid-friendly activities including interactive exhibits, hayloft play areas, wagon rides, and exciting performances by rescued dogs. Our 84,000 square-foot Purina Event Center plays host to some of the most prestigious dog and cat shows in the country. It's the perfect place for pet lovers to play, learn, and compete.

As the Security Specialist (Part Time), you will provide support to Corporate Security aimed at mitigating risk, ensuring continuity of operations, and safeguarding Nestlé Purina's assets, reputation, and brand.


* Supports Corporate Security with matters relating to physical security, security risk identification, investigations, and executive security services.
* Supports Site Security needs, which may include event security and standing post at Purina Farms located in Grey Summit, MO.
* Providing transportation to VIP guests.
* Assist Corporate Security with Site Vulnerability Assessments.
* Excellent interpersonal skills to leverage while interacting with event attendees, visitors and Purina staff, which may possibly include executive leadership.
* The ability to exercise discretion when performing all assigned tasks and have a proven track record of using sound judgement when responding to emergencies that may present ambiguous and unsafe situations.
* A solid understanding of investigative processes and procedures and asset protection operations, to include emergency response procedures.



* Successful completion of a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certified Law Enforcement academy
* Currently commissioned in a Class A or B city, county or state.
* Ability to obtain a MO Corporate Security License through the MO Department of Public Safety.

Experience (Years/Type):

* 3+ years of verifiable work history in law enforcement, corporate security or related experience in the military.
* Possess a current law enforcement certification and firearm proficiency demonstrated through successful completion of a federal, state or local law enforcement agency qualification course.


* Knowledge and experience regarding related state, local and federal laws, regulations and proven security practices.
* Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal social skills.
* Conscious use of discretion and the ability to discuss and respond to sensitive issues.
* Working knowledge of investigation protocol, including interview techniques, reporting, collection of evidence, and legal requirements.
* Strong competence in the use of a firearm.

To our veterans and separated service members-you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission-you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

Job: Security Specialist (Part Time) - Purina Farms

Primary Location: Gray Summit, MO US

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Career Area: Hourly

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