Corporate Physical Security Officer Intern- DOD Skillbridge Internship Applicants Only

Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled

Shift:                               ALL

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




Basic Qualifications

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
  • Education: HS Diploma

Responsibilities for this Position


NOTE: This is an internship for a departing military employee, not for a student in college.

If you are looking for a chance to experience civilian life and continue your mission to support our nation, then the General Dynamics NASSCO Military Internship Program is the amazing challenge you are looking for! At General Dynamics NASSCO, you will learn from the best, those teams that create the technologies, products and services that help our nations heroes keep our nation safe.

We are operating as an approved DoD SkillBridge Organization in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction 1322.29. General Dynamics NASSCO is honored to assist our military and has specifically designed our internships to prepare participants for their transition to civilian life.

The General Dynamics NASSCO SkillBridge Military Internship program is being afforded to all ranks, enlisted or officer, both active duty Military Members of all supporting branches and Military Spouses. Participants are not eligible for compensation from the company, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. A General Dynamics NASSCO SkillBridge Military Internship, whether entry or mid-level, is an opportunity for individuals to gain valuable civilian experience through specific industry training during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. You will job-shadow and learn from experienced leaders and other smart, motivated people. This program will help you develop best in class skills on mission critical work. Participation in General Dynamics NASSCO SkillBridge Military Internship Program is voluntary, Service member-initiated, and must be authorized by the individuals chain of command prior to the start of the internship. Successful completion of all necessary company agreements and documentation will also be required.

We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills or experiences:



Work as part of a respected team of security professionals protecting the people and property of General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO and US Navy personnel and ships based at GD NASSCO. You will bring expertise, excellence and commitment to protecting some of our Nation’s most valuable assets. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, exceptional customer service skills, heightened situational awareness, and thrive in a fast paced, continually changing environment. Prior security, law enforcement, or military experience is preferred.



  • Uniforms and safety boots provided by GD NASSCO
  • Initial and renewal California Guard Card fees paid by GD NASSCO



  • Display exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to handle crisis situations calmly and efficiently, making effective decisions
  • Must understand, retain, and implement all security procedures as outlined by the GD NASSCO and the US Navy, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior
  • Must be open to change and able to adapt to new information and unexpected obstacles
  • Must maintain focus and situational awareness in a stressful environment
  • Must continually develop critical thinking skills necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats
  • Assigned duties will include:
    • Facilitate access to NASSCO properties at pedestrian gates, delivery gates, corporate offices, and warehouses
    • Interact with visitors and employees, provide directions and respond to inquiries
    • Screen and bag check of incoming and departing employees and visitors
    • Screen commercial and industrial deliveries
    • Patrol duties, both foot and vehicle
    • Enforce GD NASSCO parking rules and regulations           
    • Staff regular and emergency telephone system
    • Dispatch medical services, fire department, ambulance service and law enforcement agencies, assist responding agencies with facility entrance                       
    • Monitor surveillance cameras and review archived footage 
    • Document all incidents in objective and comprehensive reports
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to obtain California Guard Card (within 90-days of hire)
  • Be proficient in the English language (i.e. able to read, write, speak, and comprehend)
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience in the following computer programs: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and basic understanding of computer operations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive company vehicles and golf carts
  • Must be open to a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • Must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per the GD NASSCO grooming standards



  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, and ramps
  • Ability to work in various environments such as cold weather, rain, and heat


  •                 Must meet DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29.


What Sets You Apart:

  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others


Our Commitment to You:

  • Intern program participants will receive training and job-shadowing opportunities to gain skills to meet the specific needs of the organization and will be prepared to meet the General Dynamics NASSCO mission. We strive to be the shipyard of choice for securing our nation and fueling our economy. We are highly dedicated professionals anchored in teamwork and propelled by innovation. We are OneTeam, OneNASSCO, better every day.
  • This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on General Dynamics NASSCO leadership expectations, company history, customer / stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
  • Offer transitioning service members a rewarding opportunity to learn from the General Dynamics NASSCO team.
  • Should this lead to a direct hire opportunity: We offer competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more.

Workplace Options:

  • This position is working 100% in the facility.

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Salary Note
This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.
Combined Salary Range: USD $0.00 - USD $0.00 /Yr.


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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