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Security Officer - Defence Cleared

South Australia
MSS Security


MSS Security is one of Australia's largest security company with more than 6,000 professionals across Australia and a national infrastructure including offices in the capital cities of all states and territories. Our focus as a business is providing quality security services to our varied client base, exceeding the needs of both our clients and our employees.

MSS Security will provide you with a rewarding environment, opportunities for advancement, and a host of employee benefits.

Job Description

About the role

MSS Security has positions available for Security Guards with an NV1 clearance to work at numerous Defence locations within our business. The challenging and fast paced roles available offer an exceptional opportunity for Security Officers who are passionate about protecting others.

The purpose of a security officer is to provide a security presence whilst remaining alert and focused. Other tasks include:

  • Protection of the premises, employees, contractor and visitors
  • Undertaking of foot patrols
  • Professional conduct, presentation and attitude at all times
  • Vigilance and alertness towards achieving “protection and deterrence”
  • Participating in security assist team
  • Pleasant, courteous and helpful to clients, staff and customers at all times
Desired Skills and Experience

Essential requirements:

  • NV1 (or higher) Australian Government security clearance
  • Certificate II Security Operations
  • Current SA security licence
  • Current SA drivers licence


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Customer centric approach
  • Personal alertness and the ability to remain focused on task
  • Personal flexibility and adaptability
  • The ability to deal with the public in a patient and personable manner
  • Personal initiative and drive
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your cover letter with an updated resume as soon as possible. We'd love to hear from you today!

MSS Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women make up 19% of MSS Security employees - help us grow this number by joining our team today.