Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Part Time Receptionist

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/16/2018 10:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Administrative/Human Resources/Security - Security
    Experience (Years)
    Erin Cresswell
    Minimum Degree
    Not Required
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, surveillance, and simulation; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is currently seeking a Security Receptionist - Part time Monday through Friday - to work in our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus. This position reports to the Director of Security.


    • Effectively answer and direct incoming calls for all TDSI locations, manage complex switchboard.
    • Greet Visitors, Verify IDs, perform security physical search to ensure no unauthorized electronics enters the premises.
    • 1-2 years working in an office environment
    • Manage visitor access, screening, records and special needs; maintain visitor logs utilizing electronic Visitor Management System (ViSi Commander)
    • Provide direct administrative support to the Security Department, such as, maintaining the department’s intranet homepage, processing purchase requests and invoices, track building key inventory, etc.
    • Provide cooperative administrative support to other departments such as maintaining training tracking sheets and updating training plans, network printer support, ordering of supplies, assist with miscellaneous paperwork.
    • Provide back-up support and coverage to other building Receptionists.
    • Maintain current and continually enhance security knowledge.
    • Manage and maintain continual improvement of security department image through constant professionalism, demonstrated knowledge, visibility and relationship building throughout the organization, as well as, with outside entities.
    • Must have consistent, reliable attendance in this position as it the main switchboard of phone system for all business locations.


    • Must have US Citizenship
    • Must be able to obtain and hold a US Security Clearance
    • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
    • Have very clear verbal communication skills and ability to use intercom for announcements and paging. 
    • Have strong written communication skills with ability to compile and edit Company documents. 
    • Be Microsoft office suite competent. 
    • Be comfortable performing citizenship verifications and visitor screening. 
    • Be proficient in basic reception and office security policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work additional hours when and if needed on short notice.
    • Be able to multi-task. 


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


    We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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