DC Unarmed SPO

District of Columbia Certified Unarmed Special Police Officers


Position Summary:

The unarmed Special Police Officer (SPO) will be responsible for protection of property and personnel. The SPO will have knowledge of point of entry screening, x-ray, and wand for contraband and weapons detection. Conducts roving patrols and responds to emergencies. The SPO writes reports documenting events. Candidate must be a certified SPO in the District of Columbia.



  • Compliance with contract and post orders
  • Patrolling, observing, and response to emergencies
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Familiar with Workforce management tools
  • Willing to perform AED/CPR/First Aid
  • Knowledge of x-ray screening and weapons detection
  • Ability to communicate clearly by radio and phone
  • Write clear concise reports and logs
  • Maintains a professional appearance
  • Ability to interact with the public in a professional manner
  • Ability to follow lawful orders
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays



  • Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate (GED); Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Police Science, or a related field is preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Certified SPO, Law Enforcement, Military/MP,SP,AP
  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to speak and understand English fluently
  • Knowledge of Law Enforcement and Security Operations
  • Red Cross First Aid/AED/CPR Certified
  • OC Spray
  • Baton
  • Provide and maintain valid Firearms Certification
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • May be required to work variable shifts as needed; at times during inclement weather; and when necessary, work extended periods without notice
  • Physically fit; must be able to lift, move, and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.; must be able to stand for a potential minimum 8 hour shift
  • Must pass comprehensive background investigation
  • Must pass a drug and alcohol screening



  • Based on CBA, Qualifications and experience
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Obera LLC
13800 Coppermine Road | Herndon, VA 20171
phone: 703.774.3135 | fax: 703.774.3136
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