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Security Officer - Night shift


Des Moines, IA, Midwest United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Do you have a passion for safety and security? Are you ready to seek a new challenge? Then our Johnston IA Security Officer position (NIGHT shift midnight to 8:00 am) at Corteva Agriscience may be the perfect opportunity for you. At Corteva, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the world’s food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. Our Security team is responsible to promote and provide a safe and secure environment for employees by physically protecting property and facilities. This is a hands-on physical job; we patrol property on foot as well as driving through campus in a company vehicle. Job tasks are rotated, so team members enjoy a variety of both desk work and patrolling responsibilities throughout each shift.

*Please note there is NO relocation allowance or visa sponsorship available for this position.


Let’s peek at how you can grow your well-being, health, and future at Corteva!

  • Enjoy competitive wages based on qualifications, education, and experience.
  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits; new hires start with 4 weeks off each year. We also have excellent paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.
  • Prepare for your future with our generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your VERY FIRST day of employment.
  • And much, much more!

Responsibilities What You Will Do:

  • Investigate security and safety incidents (thefts, property damage, unsafe practices, etc.), prepare reports, and review information with Security Manager.
  • Provide security services when potential external or internal risks exist. Inform and coordinate with police as necessary.
  • Provide surveillance, physical protection assignments as needed.
  • Conduct building tours and check designated property to prevent vandalism, spot fires or other hazards, and control the access of unauthorized individuals.
  • Conduct facility and premise monitoring. Includes the following: assure doors/windows/vaults are locked and secure, quarterly test inspection and documentation; check to see that equipment is operating, monitor various building parameters, assure company assets are secure, monitor weather situations – ready to activate employee notification procedures, monthly building notification system inspection, report maintenance issues.
  • Provide and promote safety at all times. Attend, participate, and complete all required safety programs; e.g. Security Dept. training, quarterly CS Safety programs, frequent driver, and learning & development.
  • Provide traffic control and other services for special events/functions as assigned.
  • Prepare written time log and accident/incident reports.
  • Respond to all campus emergency calls.
  • Report security system maintenance and repairs.
  • Various other duties as assigned.


Requirements – Who you are:

What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?

  • You have your High School diploma/GED.
  • You are willing and able to work in different environments from extreme cold to extreme hot; walk long distances and be mobile for an eight-hour period. Move easily at a quick pace; move up and down stairs quickly, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, observe surroundings in dimly and brightly lit areas.
  • You are willing and able to obtain and maintain certification in first aid techniques including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • You respect yourself and your team by always being punctual and reliable.
  • You are willing and able to successfully complete Corteva security training.
  • You have a valid US driver’s license so you are able to drive a company vehicle to monitor property when needed.
  • You are highly engaged and always complete your work to the absolute best of your abilities.
  • You are willing and able to work weekends. While this position is primarily assigned to work the night shift you are open to opportunities in the future to move to other shifts based on business needs and employee preference.

Preferences – It Would Be Great If You Have:

  • Previous security, military, law enforcement, EMS, and/or corrections experience.
  • Certifications and completed college courses or degrees related to law enforcement and security. 

Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.  Start by applying to this opportunity today!

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Job Post Date: 08/12/22
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