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Protection Service Officer

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

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Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.


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A Brief Summary of This Position:

This individual contributor position is responsible for the performance of four basic functions: Site security and safety, First Aide and Resuscitation services, observation of property and equipment for abnormalities, and primary point of contact for employee and non-employee questions related to site access and security. These functions are to be performed with a continual sense of company policy and liability.  The incumbent must be able to maintain confidentiality.  It is especially important that the incumbent demonstrate the ability to work effectively with the various staff and third-party individuals which they will interact with during the course of their duties. The incumbentâ??s performance contributes to the overall mission of Valmont.

Hours: 6:00PM-6:00AM

Essential Functions:

  • This role requires the incumbent to be able to work a rotating shift, 48 hours one week and 36 hours the following.
  • Provides  CPR, First Aide and AED services to individuals on campus
  • Serves as a source of information for employees and non-employees.
  • Must demonstrate outstanding integrity throughout the performance of the duties assigned.
  • Must possess and use excellent judgment and a sensitive dimension in dealing with questions, problems, and situations requiring direction to solutions and services in the spirit of company policy and goals.
  • The incumbent must evaluate each call for this service in an accurate and decisive manner in accordance with Nebraska State Medical and Department Protocols. The performance of this duty requires a constant updating of training and protocol.
  • This position reports into the Manager of Protection Services.

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • The Security duties require self-motivation and relentless dedication to confidentiality. 
  • Responsible for monitoring CC TV/Security systems, fire systems and remote access monitoring systems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to act on situations with respect to Valmontâ??s policies and goals.
  • Observes, questions, reports and acts on possible improprieties that may occur.
  • Acts swiftly and confidently in emergency settings to gain control and minimize, if not prevent injury, or loss of life. Monitors property and equipment and reports abnormalities or concerns according to defined protocols.
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment in dealing with questions, problems, and situations requiring direction to solutions and services. On many occasions the incumbent will temporarily be the company representative with customers and visitors. The incumbent will be expected to direct problems and inquiries to the proper Valmont contacts for resolution. The attitude and demeanor of the incumbent should reflect the concerns and mission of Valmont.
  • EMT certification required within 1 year after hire date

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • High School diploma and 2+ years of related work/educational experience. 
  • Knowledge in the following areas: basic law, physical security methods, site access control, confidential information control, theft control and investigation, incident investigation, high security lock repair-installation, alarm monitoring and systems, safety procedures and policies, fire protection methods and systems, and C-TPAT procedures.
  • Must have and maintain a valid vehicle operatorâ??s license.
  • Knowledge of emergency first aid and rescue, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods
  • Professional attitude and demeanor reflecting the concerns and mission of Valmont Industries, Inc. is necessary.
  • Annual training review of the facilities hazardous waste management program.
  • Must have the ability to learn and recognize safe and un-safe operating conditions.  This may include, but is not limited to, boiler systems, key production equipment, gas storage, and hazardous waste storage.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Criminal Justice Degree (Bachelors or Associates)
  • Certifications (CPP or PSO)
  • Prior experience in a security role.
  • Valid EMT or EMR state or national license

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and familyâ??s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.


Due to the nature of Valmontâ??s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Incumbent will be working at the Valley, Nebraska facility.  The facility is approximately 400 acres and 40 buildings and the incumbent will spend a large portion of his/her time outside and in the manufacturing areas.  This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat and cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris, confined spaces, and working in high areas.  Employees must be able to wear any PPE required to protect against noted hazards and be able to complete related safety training.  Must possess valid vehicle operatorâ??s license and be able to operate motor vehicles for much of their shift. While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and may infrequently be required to lift or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.  Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position. 

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Date Posted January 12, 2023
Date Closes February 11, 2023
Requisition R16984
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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