Chenega Corporation Chief of Hanford Patrol, DOE –CS3-Hanford, Washington in Washington


Company Job Title:

Chief of Hanford Patrol, DOE –CS3

Chenega Job Title:

Project Manager IV


DOE Q Clearance


Hanford, WA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:



The Chief of Hanford Patrol (CHP)is responsible for a fully trained contractor Protective Force. TheCHPis responsible for exercising leadership, maintaining high morale, directing and inspecting the performance of personnel assigned to their site. This includes overseeing the scheduling, work distribution, training, answering of questions related to work, and solving problems. TheCHPmust have complete knowledge of the site, all building and facilities, post orders, emergency contact list, emergency procedures, special instructions and all post duties at the site.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Maintain a highly trained, qualified, fit, and armed protective force to ensure the physical protection of Hanford Site SNM, classified materials, industrial assets, and mitigate and deter radiological and toxicological sabotage events.

  • Provide professional management to accomplish all performance criteria in the contract statement of work and compliance documents.

  • Mange the Hanford Site Protective Forces, including canine (K-9) units.

  • Oversee operation of the Patrol Operations Center twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, 365 days a year (24/7), with emergency dispatch capability.

  • Manage and operate the Hanford Patrol Training Academy (PTA).

  • Approve general purchases to ensure the Hanford Patrol is fully equipped.

  • Maintain control of assigned sensitive property and equipment.

  • Ensure that Security Police Officers (SPO) are trained and fit for duty.

  • Ensure DOE targets and assets are sufficiently protected on the Hanford Site.

  • Represent and act on behalf of the Program Manager during his absence, synchronize and coordinate intra department support.

  • Directly responsible for overseeing the Protective Force administrative functions, including budget, personnel supply/logistics, and coordinating those functions with the appropriate staff.

  • Serve as the primary liaison with organized labor under the CBA (if applicable).

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, local, DOE, laws and regulations and requirements and site energy management conservation regulations, collective bargaining agreements, security, safety, and other specialized programs or contractual requirements relating to the business of this section, working within the limits of established policy.

  • Will verify that all officers receive and understand new, changed, or special instructions.

  • Conduct investigations into security matters and report findings to chain-of-command and the client.

  • Manage the staffing of posts at the site in order to ensure complete coverage. This includes, but is not limited to, coverage for vacations, illness, and call-offs.

  • Will review and ensure clarity, completeness, accuracy, and legibility of all written reports, timesheets, & logbook entries.

  • Keep post orders & operations manual accurate and up-to-date.

  • Take charge and directs security personnel in any unusual or emergency situations requiring immediate and necessary action.

  • Maintain daily liaisons with DOE officials to ensure the terms of the contract are being met to the client's satisfaction and expectation.

  • Has complete authority over assigned personnel to ensure the accomplishment of quality work.

  • May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and directly or indirectly supervises all Security Police Officers on the contract.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelors’ degree in a related field, such as law enforcement, police science, police administration, or criminology.

  • Equivalent education/experience is applicable.

  • Eight (8) years’ experience in security or law enforcement administrative and operations experience in the armed forces security police or civilian equivalent or related field five (5) of which is at the supervisory level.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.

  • Must possess and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of DOE directives pertaining to safety and security operations.

  • Knowledge of protective force operations.

  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook.

  • Must write clearly and informatively; Edit work for spelling and grammar; Vary writing style to meet needs; Present numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Security & Support Solutions

Title: Chief of Hanford Patrol, DOE –CS3-Hanford, Washington

Location: Washington

Requisition ID: 1800001566