Security

Keep the Port Safe

Monitor, inform, and protect!

Be part of a security team that ensures the safety of the second-busiest port in the United States. The Port of Long Beach’s Joint Command and Control Center works 24 hours a day committed to protecting the port complex that is a vital national economic engine. With 400 cameras, the Port’s security team and partners play an essential role in threat detection and incident response and recovery operations. Join the team.

 


What it Pays

  • $26.82 median annual for entry-level experience in Los Angeles County
  • $22.98-$37.20 hourly range in California, based on experience

What You'll Need

  • Education:
    • High School Diploma (Required)
    • Bachelor’s Degree (Recommended) from an accredited four-year college or university with emphasis in criminal justice, homeland security, public administration or related field.
  • Required Experience:
    • Closed-circuit television (CCTV)
    • Access control software
    • Alarm monitoring
    • Security or public safety dispatching
  • Desired:
    • Radar experience
    • Maritime knowledge or experience
    • Prior military experience
  • Recommended Certifications:
    • POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate – post.ca.gov
    • TLO Certification
    • Incident Command System (ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, SIT/STAT)
    • Microsoft Office software
    • Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO) certified*
    • *Only available to current law enforcement, fire and public health representatives

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