Security Officer

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Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62695


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Job Objective: 

Corning Global Security (CGS) professionals play a critical role protecting the people, property, and values of Corning Incorporated. The purpose of this position is to observe, detect, deter, and report security related incidents that pose potential risks and threats to company assets. This role also provides alarm monitoring, emergency response support, incident notifications, physical patrols, and other security related services. 


Daily Responsibilities included but not limited to:  

  • Professionally represent Corning Incorporated and the Global Security Division by performing duties 

  • Respond to and assist in emergency situations, including fire, medical, and hazardous material incidents 

  • Provide local site physical security through means of patrols, access control, and monitoring 

  • Communicate directly with Corning employees as a primary first-contact/first-report for all questions and concerns pertaining to security 

  • Provide documentation and notification of daily activity and incidents 

  • Shift work and the flexibility to work various hours, as well as a willingness to work unscheduled overtime as required 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma / GED and two or more years of experience in a professional setting 

  • Valid state driver’s license  

  • Ability to obtain a valid state security guard license with the support of Corning Incorporated (if applicable) 

  • Ability to obtain CPR and basic First Aid certifications with the support of Corning Incorporated  


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associates degree, or; 

  • Experience in security or a related field 


Required Skills: 

  • Ability to work as a part of a team in a professional setting 

  • Aptitude for clear and effective verbal and written communication under time-sensitive conditions 

  • Ability to multitask and work independently 

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and integrity  

  • Ability to work with various computer programs based on provided training. 

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 

  • Ability to patrol assigned facilities and stand for long periods 


Corning Global Security is committed to the growth and development of its staff at all levels. Corning will support the selected candidate during onboarding and training, as well as support future growth based on development plans crafted in partnership with the appropriate supervisor. Development opportunities may include on the job training, virtual learning, classroom based training, or formal education.    


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

The range for this position is $34,511 -  $47,453.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


​Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Corning

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