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Southern Company Corporate Security Investigator - Montgomery in Montgomery, Alabama

Corporate Security Investigator - Montgomery


The incumbent will be responsible for providing support to the Southern Division Area Investigator in performing duties of the Corporate Security Department. This includes assisting with all related investigations, special projects, security training, physical security surveys and assessments, and other support duties as required. The incumbent will serve as backup for the Area Investigator in the Area Investigator's absence and will also provide security services support in other areas of the Company as required.


  • Conduct and assist with different types of internal and external investigations.

  • Obtain criminal warrants and successfully prosecute offenders.

  • Testify in court proceedings.

  • Prepare detailed, typed reports for management and criminal prosecutions.

  • Enter cases and maintain up-to-date records in Corporate Security's electronic Case Management System (CMS).

  • Coordinate and assist with special projects and events for Corporate Security as needed.

  • Develop and present security/personal safety programs and other training programs to employees.

  • Establish and maintain liaison with local law enforcement agencies, company personnel, and other resources.

  • Participate in job related professional organizations.

  • Develop and assist with the implementation of emergency response plans.

Candidates with the following preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply:


  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in a criminal justice or related field is preferred.

  • Professional security certifications such as Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Professional Investigator (CPI), Physical Security Professional (PSP), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) are considered a plus.


  • Minimum of 5 years Law Enforcement, Corporate Security, or Military Police experience that includes at least 3 years of investigative experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge and/or experience in investigative and interviewing techniques, analytical skills, crime scene inspection, rules of evidence, photography, and physical surveillance.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, customer relations skills and interpersonal skills are a requisite.

  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while prioritizing work assignments and other work products.

  • Must be efficient in typing investigative reports and possess above average computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet usage.

  • Working knowledge of computer data base systems for use in performing the job (Case Management System, Customer Service System, Alacourt, Accurint, etc.) is preferred.

  • Must be self-directed and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully complete background investigation, psychological testing and firearms qualification.

  • Must be available for short notice overnight travel, call-out on weekends, and night work related to investigations and other Corporate Security activities.

  • Must be able and available to work in the field to conduct investigations and respond to storm disasters and other emergencies.

  • Be of high integrity and moral character.

  • The ability to legally carry a concealed weapon and qualify with a firearm is required.

  • Must establish residence in Alabama and live within a 50-mile radius of the Southern Division Office, 244 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104.

Alabama Power provides the valuable combination of competitive prices, reliable electricity supply and unparalleled service to 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

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 Field: Security

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Montgomery

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Southern Division Office- Montgomery - 244 Dexter Avenue (244MONTGOMERY)

244 Dexter Avenue

Montgomery, 36104

Req ID: APC2006515

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