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Security Assistant - On Call



Carlsbad, CA, USA · cape may, nj, usa
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you'll do

Are you a team player who likes to work in a hands-on environment and meet new people on a daily basis? Do you have a flexible work schedule and are willing to work shifts on an as-needed basis? We are searching for an on-call Security Assistant to support our growing campus in Carlsbad, CA. Protection of property, people, assets and information is an important component of our Security program.

As one of San Diego’s fastest growing high-tech companies, Viasat produces innovative satellite and other wireless communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. If you're looking to join a team in a proven company, then read on to see if you might be a fit for Viasat.

The day-to-day

  • Direct/Escort vendors and other visitors around the campus.
  • Provide security oversight for contractor activities taking place on campus and provide situational awareness for the Campus Security team.
  • Understand and enforce security and access control policies in a professional and personable manner.
  • Good interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Candidates who demonstrate solid work discipline may be given exposure to additional job duties associated with our physical security environment.

What you'll need

  • The schedule is based on internal support needs so candidates must be willing and able to work flexible hours or fill shifts as needed. This is a great opportunity for someone who is retired, going to school, or looking for supplemental income.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and carry out directions.
  • Strong situational awareness.
  • Strong customer service skills. Must be able to work with customers and other visitors in a professional, courteous manner.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Work assignments may occur in facilities designated for U.S. Government activities and requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government Secret clearance.

What will help you on the job

  • Ability to take direction and accurately carry out tasking as instructed.
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills. Must be able to document security incidents and other events clearly and succinctly.
  • Must be capable of standing/walking for extended time periods.
  • Open to learning new skills and technical software and programs to support our Global Security Operations Center and Campus Security teams



Salary range

$16 - $24.09 / hourly

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here.