• Security Officer - 3rd Shift

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    Manufacturing Operations, Facilities & Security
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Security Partner works as part of the Exact Sciences Corporate Security team, carrying out assigned Corporate Security functions in a manner that supports departmental and company guidelines, policies, and procedures. The Security Partner conducts routine and directed patrols of all Exact Sciences’ facilities, ensuring the security of company employees, visitors, and assets. The Security Partner also staffs the Exact Sciences’ Security Operations Center (SOC), fielding calls for service from internal and external customers, and dispatches security or other Exact Sciences’ resources as appropriate. This position requires working on a rotating work shift for shift hours, weekends and occasional holidays.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assembling, documenting, and detailed reporting of security incidents and abnormal occurrences on any Exact Sciences site
    • Timely completion of administrative functions such as, Daily Activity Reports, Incident Reports, logs, etc.
    • Assist in staffing the Security Operations Center (SOC) and dispatch security or other Exact Sciences’ personnel as appropriate
    • Monitor electronic surveillance (CCTV) and access control systems, and respond to reports of security incidents, suspicious activity or activated alarms
    • Network and coordinate with local law enforcement agencies regarding investigations and participate in crime prevention efforts
    • Maintain ongoing, positive communications with all Exact Sciences team members
    • Participate in the company’s crisis management efforts, including crisis planning and response
    • Provide both routine and premium security services to employees and visitors, ensuring quality and timely delivery
    • Serve as a role-model for Exact Sciences’ team members, modeling exemplary behavior in words and actions, encouraging compliance with security policies and procedures, and assisting in building a culture of security awareness
    • Ability to work as part of a team; however, must also be able to work independently at times
    • Investigate reported security incidents and document all shift activity, including all observed irregularities, and takes proper corrective action to remedy found irregularities
    • Monitor traffic and parking in Exact Sciences’ parking lots, monitor the conduct of employees and visitors on premises, engage unauthorized persons for questioning, and address potential safety hazards and security vulnerabilities
    • Respond in a timely manner to all emergency calls at Exact Sciences’ facilities, and administer first aid, if needed as a member of the medical response team
    • Assist with drills and exercises, and network and build relationships with employees across all departments and business units to ensure the security of company employees, visitors, and assets 

    Occasional Duties and Responsibilities


    • Up to 10% travel may be required


    Mandatory Skills

    • Effective written and oral communication skills
    • Leadership skills, with heavy emphasis on world class service
    • Demonstrated ability to apply sound judgment when making decisions
    • Assertive and proactive approach in identifying and resolving conflicts, issues, and concerns
    • Builds strong relationships – works with others in a collaborative, integrated manner
    • Ability to work with a dynamic and diverse team
    • Experience in successful team building, coaching, and mentorship of employees
    • Demonstrated computer proficiency within the Windows environment
    • Demonstrated ability to lead in an emergency
    • Ability to prioritize daily tasks, operational demands and meet deadlines
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Must possess a valid driver's license, have no more than 2 moving violations in the past 36 months, and have no unresolved revocation or suspension issues

    Education and Experience

    • High School Diploma is required
    • Some college or technical coursework in security or law enforcement is preferred
    • Minimum of two years of experience in Corporate Security, the Military, or Law Enforcement with an emphasis on working as part of a collaborative team
    • Security certification preferred
    • Knowledge and experience utilizing industry-standard security equipment, including but not limited to access control and CCTV systems, alarms and security incident reporting and dispatching software.
    • Ability to work on a rotating shift, including working on holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work overtime, if required

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to use and wear safety protective gear/equipment (e.g. safety glasses, hard hat, lab coat, gloves, respirator, etc.) and follow safety guideline
    • Ability to properly and safely utilize all issued security-specific equipment, including issued self-defensive equipment and tools
    • Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time and up to 8 hours per day
    • Ability to sit for an extended period
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and up to 6 hours at a time
    • Ability to travel (by land and air), on occasion
    • Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with employees, customers, and vendors in person, via the telephone or by email
    • Constant walking or motion to coordinate work and interact with co-workers
    • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle


    Exact Sciences is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program is available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request. 


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