SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


The Supervisor, Security effectively oversees the daily management of the site security force in order to keep the entire facility safe, secure and operational. In the absence of the Security Manager, the Security Supervisor handles administrative duties and attends meetings as needed. They facilitate the duties of security officers ensuring that their duties and job requirements are being met.


  • Monitor all security systems to include access control, intrusion detection, CCTV, and other electronic measures put in place, and become familiar with common trouble shooting measures
  • Work with other site personnel to maintain these systems to include some installation and troubleshooting work if needed
  • Maintain appropriate liaison with local law enforcement jurisdiction(s) and/or contract security vendor
  • Adapt procedures and practices to maintain an appropriate security posture in a high profile, fast paced industrial environment
  • Assist in maintaining company values and corporate policies as they relate to security
  • Assist in training site security staff in emergency measures, security procedures and compliance by security staff
  • Accountable to all security incidents and appropriate reporting requirements on a 24/7 basis
  • Implement security improvements to benefit the protection of company assets with management approval
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with all company personnel, visitors and vendors
  • Supervise the security team independently
  • Assist in maintaining various compliance and site access requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 years of security experience
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory role


  • Associates degree or higher; years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education
  • 3 years of supervisory security experience strongly preferred
  • Prior security training
  • Familiar with Department of Homeland Security C-FATS (Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standards)
  • Able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing requirements for security officers
  • Law enforcement training
  • Military experience
  • Familiar with security officer requirements and best practices
  • Public safety experience, such as First Aid / CPR training
  • Windows based operating systems, basic to intermediate level proficiency
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), basic to intermediate level proficiency
  • Experience with video management, access control, incident reporting, visitor management, and other security system software
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with various security system electronics


  • Availability to work rotating schedule of 4 days on, 4 days off, 12 hours/day
  • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, when needed
  • Ability to lift or carry moderate loads of equipment or gear (15 lbs.)
  • Typical work day may involve exposure to extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
  • Work may occasionally involve exposure to loud noise, odors and/or fumes
  • Ability to travel occasionally in support of the SpaceX mission to other sites/locations as needed
  • Schedule varies depending on site operational needs
  • Must be available 24/7 for emergencies
  • Ability to work all shifts and holidays if needed and maintain appropriate security coverage for the site through proper staffing
  • Prepared for working indoors and out in all weather conditions
  • May involve standing for long periods of time and/or actively patrolling site property in a vehicle or on foot
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.  

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