General Electric Proprietary Security Officer in Niskayuna, New York

Role Summary:

As a Proprietary Security Officer you are responsible for the protection of the people and assets of GRC. Proprietary Security Officers respond to, identify and attempt to mitigate all security and safety related incidents and emergencies that have a potential negative impact on the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

Proprietary Security Officers contribute to the protection of the people of GRC via a comprehensive physical security program and by taking the lead for or active role in site emergency response. Officers safeguard assets utilizing appropriate NISPOM, corporate security compliance, and site-specific EHS and physical security regulations.

You will:

  • Promote the security and safety of GE Global Research

  • Perform patrol tours to guarantee Company assets and people are properly protected

  • Staff site entry points to ensure access control requirements are met

  • Respond safely and appropriately to security, TGMS, fire, and utility alarms

  • Accurately document all incidents and unusual events as required by the Global Security Director

  • Generate ideas for, participate in and/or oversee programs designed to enrich the GEGR Security Department

  • Fulfill all designated shift duties including ensuring that contract security personnel performance in alignment with GEGR Security standard operating guidelines and procedures

  • Conduct yourself in a professional, courteous and competent manner at all times


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of relevant experience in law enforcement, military, fire services, emergency services or industrial security; OR an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related emergency services field with 7 years relevant experience in law enforcement, military, fire services, emergency services or industrial security; OR a high school diploma or GED with 10 years of experience in law enforcement, military, fire services or emergency services

  • Must be capable of: walking up to 5 miles in an 8 hour shift, lifting and carrying items up to 72 pounds, standing for extended periods of time, climbing ladders, traversing uneven, slippery surfaces, working in research industrial environments

  • Must be willing to work up to 12-hour shifts, nights, weekends and holidays

  • Proficient in the usage of Microsoft Office programs including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD “Secret” level clearance

  • Due to the nature of the work done at GE Global Research, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:

  • College degree preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and leadership skills

  • Team-oriented• Customer focused

  • Must be certified as a New York State Security Officer

  • Clear, competent and decisive thinker in a dynamic and stressful environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience as a Security Officer in a high tech business environment

  • Hazardous Materials Operations Level Training

  • ICS Level 100, 200 & 700 Certified

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; New York; Niskayuna

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.