At Vast, our mission is to contribute to a future where billions of people are living and thriving in space. We are building artificial gravity space stations, allowing long-term stays in space without the adverse effects of zero-gravity. Our initial crewed space habitat will be Haven-1, scheduled to be the world’s first commercial space station when it launches into low earth orbit in August 2025. Our team is all-in, committed to executing our mission safely and on time. If you want to work with the most talented people on Earth furthering space exploration for humanity, come join us.
Vast is looking for a Part Time Security Officer to support our Long Beach, CA site. As a Security Officer, you will work directly with the Principle Security Officer to develop and implement security procedures for our test site. This is a non-exempt position based out of our Long Beach, CA facility.
We are currently hiring for the below schedules:
Weekend Night Shift: Saturday and Sunday: 7pm-7am
Assist guests with the ENVOY check in process
Verify ID and POC of visitors
Issue the appropriate visitor/temp employee badges
Patrol all buildings and sites
Observe and report all suspicious activity
Report and document all incidents to Security Management
Escort vendors on/off site if requested
Assist other departments as needed
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
CA BSIS Guard card
2+ years of professional experience in security operations in an industrial environment
Preferred Skills and Experience:
High level of customer service skills
Articulate and polite
The ability to verbally de-escalate a situation
BSIS or other security training
The ability to work independently
Must be available to work all required shift hours, overtime, and weekends, to support critical mission milestones
Must be able to work in severe climate conditions: heat, wind, and cold
Security Officer: $20.00 / per hour (+10% hourly rate differential for night shift)
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks.
U.S. EXPORT CONTROL COMPLIANCE STATUS
The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a “U.S. person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.