Our organization is seeking an experienced Assistant Facility Security Officer (FSO) to help protect our client’s data from unauthorized access. We are a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) located in Chantilly, VA. This role is onsite in Huntsville, AL. This role will require experience in supporting the initial operations within a classified facility. Our ideal candidate should have at least 1 year of experience in facilities and operational security.
This will include knowledge of DoD physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness. Work will be conducted within a Government Owned / Contractor Operated facility where SASSI will serve as primary security functions. This position will report to a Sr. FSO and will carry the responsibilities of a COMSEC Custodian. This team will also consist of two Information System Security Officers to manage the authorization and risk of site mission information systems. It will be required to work in close coordination with the client, other contractors, System Owner, and DoD Officials. There will be limited engagement with base personnel. This will include, but not limited to, developing and updating the Security Standard Operations Procedures documentation; support for sustained operational and facility security; and implementing security training and awareness.
In this role, you will support the following functions:
Conduct Semi-Annual Alarm Testing
Maintain Visitor Access
Verify Clearances (NISS and DISS)
Escort Un-cleared Personnel
Conduct SCI/SAP Briefings
Conduct Foreign Travel Briefings
Process Visit Certs (incoming and outgoing)
Type Required Appointment Letters (SSR, CPSO, SSM, etc.)
SCIF Accreditations - Type and Maintain Accreditation documents (FFC, TEMPEST, CSP, CA Checklist, Risk Assessment, SOPs, Waivers)
Conduct Annual Self –Inspections
Program Badges via the Access Control System (ACS)
Program Alarm codes
Conduct End of Day Inspections
Type Co-Use Agreements/Joint Use Agreements
Maintain Key Control Log
Conduct Annual inventory/accountability of classified material.
Wrap/Ship classified material.
Prepare Transportation Plans
Conduct inquires for non-AIS related Security Incidents and coordinate with ISSM who will conduct for all AIS related Incidents.
Conduct Entry/Exit Inspections
Prepare for SAP Compliance Inspections
Communicate well, both verbally and in writing, with both government and industry audiences
Must be a US Citizen
Completed at least 5 hours of DCSA’s Center for Development of Security Excellence (https://securityawareness.usalearning.gov/index.html)
Understanding of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP)
Understanding of Physical Security and Asset Protection
Experience in Safeguarding Classified Information
Understanding of facility accreditation practices, particularly within the DoD.
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in National Security or similar field of study)
Knowledge of Insider Threat Programs
Experience in communications with senior executives, personnel
Security Clearance Requirements:
Must hold a minimum Secret clearance.
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off