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Careers at Virginia Space

At Virginia Space, we're working on solving the challenges that take us a step closer to our mission first, safety always approach to successfully supporting our clients. Whether it's preparing for a launch or working on our UAS runway, our industry promises to be fun and full of new experiences.

Browse through all open positions and pick the challenge that excites you most.

Virginia Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Security Receptionist

This position requires a Two-Year Associates Degree and Security Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately. Direct visitors to appropriate person and office.
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges). Maintain control of incoming visitors by requesting identification upon entrance into the facility, enforcing signature requirements and contacting appropriate POC escorts.
  • Answering, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls.
  • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries.
  • Create and edit documents using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Maintain vehicle log and assist in maintenance requests.
  • End of day check-review of the visitor log to verify completion and account for all badges, secure all badges, check conference rooms and break room for proper closure.
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and information).
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email.
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying and scanning.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative, Security Officer or similar customer service role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. copiers and printers).
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Customer service attitude.
  • Additional experience in Office Management and or Security is a plus.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and secure reliable transportation to the Authority’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Office on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
  • Must be able to maintain secured access to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport and supporting facilities.
  • Position requires strong interpersonal relationship skills. A personable and welcoming demeanor is essential.
  • Must be flexible with work hours due to special events, launches, etc.
  • Must effectively demonstrate the ability to work well with a wide variety of employees, contractors and high-level government customers.
  • Must be a US citizen.

Education and/or Experience

  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or technical institute, and a minimum of one (1) year of customer service, clerical or security experience.
  • Applicants must be team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. If you are team oriented, have the above qualifications and enjoy a high-volume, fast paced work environment, this position may be for you!

Virginia Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.