Security Officer

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Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US

Job ID: 18125

Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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This position will stand assigned posts and patrol Devon Facilities while assigned to a specific operational region.



  • Under general direction this position performs routine, assigned tasks from detailed instructions, established protocols and procedures for the perimeter and handles all operational requirements of the Security Control Center. 
  • Assists in the protection of assets by maintaining and safeguarding the physical perimeter, exterior, and interior perimeters of Devon facilities. 
  • Patrol and protect facilities to prevent illegal and unauthorized activities. 
  • Maintain active knowledge of all Devon owned and leased spaces to include parking areas and avenues of travel to and from locations. 
  • Perform escort duties as required. 
  • Report and respond to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate actions for each event. 
  • Be alert for potential security, property, or safety concerns and initiate appropriate actions. 
  • Provides security protection by utilizing and monitoring the organization’s access control systems, electronic surveillance systems and other monitoring devices. 
  • This position may also monitor incoming security telephone calls from within the organization and will dispatch security personnel as needed to resolve the issue. 
  • This position may be the first point of contact for situations involving on/off-site security needs, medical services, crisis hotlines and other issues that may arise where a central point of contact is needed to represent the security department until a supervisor and or appropriate personnel have arrived on scene.
  • Maintain proficiency and certifications of assigned weapons and equipment. 
  • Maintain a valid state driver’s license.
  • Could require lifting and/moving up to 200 pounds, standing for long periods of time, and extensive periods of walking.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Capable of CLEET certification (armed security)
  • Five (5) plus years of experience with military, law enforcement, intelligence, or private sector security organization strongly preferred.
  • Requires knowledge of security principles and practices.
  • Requires knowledge of security systems, devices and building automation systems.
  • Requires adaptability to a corporate environment.
  • Must be capable of patrolling 3 million square foot Devon locations and climbing up to 53 flights of stairs daily checking work areas.
  • Must qualify with weapons and possess a background which would allow for a security clearance.
  • Must possess strong oral, written, interpersonal and conflict management skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office environment, Word, Excel and Power Point.

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at

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Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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