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Security Officer I - Plant Bowen/Euharlee, GA (Pre-Hire Testing Required)

Euharlee, GA

Job Description: Security Officer I - Plant Bowen

Plant Bowen Location: 317 Covered Bridge Rd SW, Euharlee, GA


Physical abilities & psychological testing required.

You MUST also qualify before (AND Annually) with your issued handgun & shotgun.

  • Please Read the DRIVING/LICENSE requirements at the bottom carefully prior to applying.




The Security Officer position is responsible for protecting personnel, assets, and interests throughout the Company’s footprint. This position employs armed physical security tactics, screenings, highly technical security event monitoring and security event response.


Bachelor's/associate degree preferred or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Training certification reflecting their knowledge of the business practices required by the industry standards.

Must be available to work shift work, holidays, overtime, during inclement weather, call out and able to work at designated Company location(s)*

Minimum 3 years law enforcement, military, private or industrial security preferred

Must pass the following job prerequisites: psychological test, drug test, firearms evaluation, and Internal Threat Program (for designated security positions).

Must qualify for firearm use and re-qualify annually with the semi-auto pistol and shotgun.

Must qualify for and obtain a valid state firearm permit and driver’s license.

Ability to obtain and remain appropriately licensed through the Georgia Secretary of State – Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies. Successful annual qualification with all companies issued firearms is required. GPC (Georgia Power Company) only.

Must be at least 21 years of age.


Knowledge of Software House CCURE is preferred.

Knowledge of Avigilon Video Management System (VMS) Software is preferred.

Understanding NERC (North American Electric Reliability Council) CIP-006 and CIP-014 security standards is helpful.

Have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Superior computer skills, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, multiple functional computer formats (in-house), etc.

Ability to work and make decisions with minimal direct supervision within the prescribed policies and procedures.

Ability to respond to complex technical inquiries regarding access application systems.

Ability to have technical proficiency with access application systems functioning at an operator level proficiency.

Ability to coordinate and liaison with Operating Company and Corporate Security groups.

Ability to evaluate and determine the appropriate action in response to Physical Security Perimeter (PSP) intrusion events.

Must be capable of using sound logic and reasoning to identify the alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals under highly stressful situations and perform various tasks simultaneously while working as a team.

Effective communication skills with the ability to build effective working relationships.

Ability to actively listen.

Must be able to multi-task and perform computer data entry while callers are on the phone.

Ability to stay current with relevant technology.

Ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

Must demonstrate strong ethics and experience handling sensitive or confidential information.

Ability to learn and enforce policies and procedures.

Ability to direct & control vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Ability to wear and maintain personal protection equipment.

Ability to perform physical activity, including but not limited to, running, walking, and lifting.

This position has been identified as a role that will require the use of a Georgia Power fleet vehicle. The following will be required if you are selected for this position:

  • Must have at least one year of verifiable driving experience (Must hold a valid driver’s license for the class vehicle to be operated. Driving permits are not typically considered a valid driver’s license).

  • Must have no revocation of driving privileges within the 36 months prior to application, no convictions of major traffic violations (DUI, hit and run, reckless driving, etc.) within the 12 months prior to application, or any pending charges for a major traffic violation at the time of application.

  • Must consent to a continuous monitoring of your Motor Vehicle Record

    Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable, and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 6503

Job Category: Security

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power


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