DuPont Security Officer in Johnston, Iowa

Security Officer (Job Number: 200021W-01)


Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont is seeking a full-time Security Officer to promote and provide a safe and secure environment for employees by physically protecting property and facilities. Join a company that offers more than just the latest in technology and innovation. Join a company that cares about your well-being and your future. At Corteva, our employees enjoy a work-life balance with generous vacation, paid time off, holidays, leave (family, maternity, paternity, sickness and more). We offer a retirement savings plan with both matching and automatic company contributions and medical, drug, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, Disability Employee Assistance with dependent coverage as well. Don’t forget to take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement Program and memberships to online communities for professional growth and development (free access to all material on, CEB, and more!). Thrive in a global company where the opportunities are endless and where your contributions make a difference.

We have various shifts available. All shifts include weekends and holidays, and occasional on-call may also be required.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Investigate security and safety incidents (thefts, propertydamage, unsafe practices, etc.), prepare reports, and review informationwith Security Manager.

  • Provide security services when potential external orinternal risks exist. Inform and coordinate with police as necessary.

  • Provide surveillance, physical protection assignments asneeded.

  • Conduct building tours and check designated property toprevent vandalism, spot fires or other hazards, and control the access ofunauthorized individuals.

  • Conduct facility and premise monitoring. Includes thefollowing: assure doors/windows/vaults are locked and secure; quarterlytest inspection and documentation; check to see that equipment isoperating, monitor various building parameters, assure company assets aresecure; monitor weather situations – ready to activate employeenotification procedures; monthly building notification system inspection, reportmaintenance issues.

  • Provide and promote safety at all times. Attend,participate, and complete all required safety programs; e.g. SecurityDept. training, quarterly CS Safety programs, frequent driver, andlearning & development.

  • Provide traffic control and other services for specialevents/functions as assigned. Prepare written time log andaccident/incident reports. Respond to all campus emergency calls.

  • Report security system maintenance and repairs.


The following arerequired:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Physical ability to: work in different environmentsfrom extreme cold to extreme hot; walk long distances and be mobile for aneight-hour period; move easily at a quick pace; move up and down stairsquickly; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; see well in dimly and brightlylit areas.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in firstaid techniques including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

  • Ability to successfully complete Basic Security OfficerTraining Series (video training).

  • Possession of valid Iowa driver’s license.

The following are preferred:

  • Previous security, military, law enforcement, EMS, andcorrections experience.

  • Certifications and completed college courses or degreesrelated to law enforcement and security.

We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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