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Denali Universal Services Security Officer: BP Cherry Point Refinery in Bellingham, Washington


Under the direct supervision of the Security Sergeant, Security Guards provide protection of work sites, personnel, and assets from events such as trespassing, unauthorized entry, and other disruptive incidents. Performing access control is a core function of this position.


Security Guards currently work a 12-hour rotational shift schedule consisting of 1 week on / 1 week off (7 days/week). A base pay period (2-weeks) earns 64 regular hours, combined with 20 hours of additional overtime pay. Positions require open availability for days, nights, weekends, or holidays due to a rotating schedule. 

There are times when employees may be asked to work on days that would ordinarily be their scheduled days off. These additional pay opportunities include scheduled refinery turnaround periods and covering open shifts when needed. 


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Valid driver's license
  • Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) or able to obtain
  • State of Washington Security Officer license or able to obtain
  • Ability to speak, write, and comprehend the English language and apply written and verbal policies/procedures.
  • This position requires open availability for days, nights, weekends, or holidays due to a rotating schedule.


This position starts at $18.30/hour, plus additional for all overtime hours. Full time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance (medical/dental/vision), life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan, and short-term disability through Colonial Life. Full-time regular employees are provided access to our employee assistance program