Security Officer

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Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning


Requisition Number: 62630


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 businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

  • Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
  • Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
  • Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


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:

  • Professionally represent Corning Incorporated and the Global Security Division by performing duties including, but not limited to:
  • 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
  • Provide a wide range of customer service-related tasks
  • 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
  • Providing as-needed support for various security operations, such as private and public events and projects that require security support
  • 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 provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to work as a part of a team in a professional setting
  • Aptitude for clear and effective writing under time-sensitive conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively by phone and face to face
  • Ability to multitask and work independently
  • Sound  judgment and decision making
  • 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
  • Comfortable learning and adapting to new operational tools and processes
  • Ability to patrol  assigned facilities and stand for long periods



Location and Travel Requirements:

  • Flexibility to commute between several sites across the Corning Valley (can be on a daily basis).



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  $34,511.00 - $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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