Land / Security Officer

Security · Unalaska, Alaska
Department Security
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation based on experience

Summary of Position

The primary duty of the part-time Land/Security Officer is to patrol recreational and other land properties belonging to the Ounalashka Corporation to assure safety, regulatory and Corporation guidelines are being followed by authorized users.


Essential Functions

  • Regularly patrol OC lands and facilities for trespass violations, abandoned property, pollution issues, damage, vandalism, and circumstance requiring management attention.
  • Monitor OC properties, buildings, and leased properties for damage, security, and compliance-related issues.
  • Maintain a written daily patrol, mileage log, write reports, document issues via photo as necessary.
  • Maintain a neat appearance and interacts with the public in a professional and effective manner. 
  • Work cooperatively with the City of Unalaska’s Department of Public Safety as well as other government entities in performance of duties.
  • Coordinates activities with other entities as needed.
  • Ability to decipher issues or tasks that need to be referred to supervisors/authorities such as Corporation management, City Health and or Safety Officers.
  • Understand land-use guidelines and recognize violations thereof.
  • Promote the image of the Corporation at all times and maintain corporate confidentiality, including, without limitation, executing, delivering and performing Corporation’s Standard Confidentiality Agreement
  • Clean up OC property of debris and garbage when observed.


Knowledge, Ability and Skills

  • Work is performed often outside in various weather conditions that may require walking over difficult terrain.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule may include weekends, holidays, and evenings as required.
  • Knowledge of Ounalashka Corporation landholding and its tenant’s desirable.
  • Ability to operate light-duty truck (manual transmission) vehicles using proper safety standards and precautions.
  • Perform manual labor, including bending, stooping, climbing, reaching, lifting heavy objects, and walking through rough terrain; and the ability to follow directions and complete assigned tasks.
  • Must have or have the ability to obtain and retain a valid Alaska Driver’s License before starting work – possess and maintain a good driving record free of any DUI or other major driving convictions.
  • Skilled driving ability, requires the ability to drive confidently on various types of roads in various conditions.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds and carry up to thirty (30) pounds occasionally.


Experience and Education


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted for the required experience.
  • Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public, to understand and follow standard operating procedures, to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance, to write and investigate required reports; to make independent and good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedures.


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements



Lifting up to 50lbs occasionally



Use of fingers/Manual dexterity


Work Environment

Indoors:           normal office conditions, 5% of the time

Outdoors:        varying conditions, 95% of the time, including driving vehicle and walking by foot in various weather conditions and through various terrain.

Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and outside patrolling the Corporation's land and property with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations. Shift work may be required.

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  • Location
    Unalaska, Alaska
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    based on experience