Security Officer II- Plant Miller

Quinton, AL


This position is located at Miller Steam Plant located in Quinton, AL.


The successful candidate will provide shift leadership and on-the-job-training to entry level and mid-level Security Officers. The candidate will be expected to maintain order and safeguard employees, customers, and company property. In addition to the above, provide physical security and access control for the Corporate Headquarters, Generation Plants, General Services Complex, and other facilities, as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required, undergraduate, or associate degree in criminal justice, business administration, or related field is preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with electronic security systems.

  • Ability to train others on electronic security equipment.

  • Two years in service with APC Corporate Security Uniform division preferred.

  • Broad knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local criminal laws.

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of APC and Corporate Security’s policies and guidelines.

  • Detailed knowledge of the company’s facility lay-outs.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the company’s emergency response procedures; demonstrated proficiency in the use of these procedures.

  • Exhibit professional appearance, demeanor, and effectively interact with all employee levels.

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, non-verbal, and listening) skills including observed leadership and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to effectively mentor and provide OJT to entry-level and mid-level Security Officers.


  • Patrol and inspect company property to protect against fire, theft, vandalism and other illegal activity.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle, or direct others to handle, interpersonal confrontations and hostile situations without instruction or supervision.

  • Respond or direct others to respond to calls for service.

  • Conduct preliminary investigations and write detailed incident reports, shift reports, etc.

  • Review written documents of others for completeness and accuracy.

  • Proficient scheduling skills (24/7 operation)

  • Proficiently operate electronic security equipment.

  • Effectively and efficiently perform assigned duties and responsibilities with minimum supervision.

  • Coordinate special projects, events, and initiatives.

  • Ability to use and maintain firearm; ability to qualify annually on firearms.

  • Enforce policies and procedures; conduct patrols of assigned areas or direct others to do so and provide leadership in the absence of the Security Team Leader/Shift Lieutenant.

  • This job description does not, nor is it intended to, represent an exhaustive listing of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities or knowledge, skills, and abilities for the senior security officer position.


  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages which includes:

    • Medical and dental coverage

    • Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan

    • Performance-sharing plan

    • 401(k) plan with a generous company match

    • Bonus opportunities

    • Tuition Reimbursement

This job description does not nor is it intended to represent an exhaustive listing of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities or knowledge, skills, and abilities for the above-named position.

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

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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: 6518

Job Category: Security

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power