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Facility Security Officer - ATSS
Job Code:2024:0101-015
Location:Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Facilities Management and Operations

Job Description

The Facility Security Officer will play an integral role on the TRAX Management Team, providing data and operational support to the leadership team. The successful candidate will apply their knowledge of security programs and principles to activities associated with maintaining a safe and secure environment. The ability to gather and analyze information will lead to success in this position. The Facility Security Officer/Security Specialist will be able to ensure compliance with Government regulations.  Experience in the enforcement of standards for a secure environment protecting personnel, property, and information will ensure success in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Manage overall security program for DoD Contractor at Aberdeen Test Center
* Develop and implement security plans, procedures, and instructions
* Develop, implement, and provide security awareness training for site personnel
* Establish and maintain working relationships with government and internal customers
* Conduct periodic self-inspection and review of security process to ensure compliance
* Enforce standards for a secure environment for the protection of personnel, property, and information
* Maintain compliance with 32 CFR Part 117, National Industrial Security Policy Operating Manual (NISPOM) and supplement requirements, Department of Defense (DOD) security policies and procedures as they relate to NISPOM, NSA Industrial COMSEC Manual and Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA)
* Serve as the classification management expert in providing classification guidance to employees and issuing DD Form 254s; tracking DD Form 254s issued or received; DD Form 254 compliance
* Responsible for ensuring all personnel clearances remain current
* Initiate, monitor and review personnel security clearances and Continuous Vetting (CV) using EAPP
* Maintain document and visitor control records
* Coordinate visit requests
* Responsible for ensuring that personnel are granted access to sensitive information on a ‘need-to -know’ basis
* Monitor classified information systems and controlled areas
* Secure and maintain all personnel security clearance records
* Investigate and report security violations and adverse information reports with the appropriate security agency
* Coordinate the closeout for all classified contracts received and issued
* Support other security disciplines: Personnel, Physical and Information Systems Security
* Work closely with the Physical Security office, DCSA, and OPM investigators
* Serves as the Lead over the personnel located at the Visitor Control Center
* Directs work activities and the scheduling of personnel in Visitor Center
* Provides guidance on the issuance of the Range Pass to all visitors and employees of the Proving Ground
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Skills and Qualifications

* Must have a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience in government/industrial security OR an Associate’s degree with 4 years of experience (Military experience and other training may be accepted in lieu of degree, by discretion of the hiring supervisor) as FSO or DoD Security Professional
* Applicant must possess a Top Secret security clearance
* Must possess or be willing to obtain an "FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities" (facilities with approval to store classified material) certification prior to beginning employment
* Must demonstrate success as a Facility Security Officer (FSO) or equivalent position
* Must have in-depth knowledge of 32 CFR Part 117 NISPOM, DISS/NBIS and EAPP
* Must be able to interpret and implement SCI and SAP security policy and guidance and provide oversight and assistance to staff
* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to implement and manage a comprehensive Security Program by knowledge and experience
* Must be at the intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office
* Must be able to respond to “after hours” alarms or emergencies
* Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
* Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical
* Must be able to work extended hours with little prior notice
* Must possess the ability to work in field conditions to perform required inspections and investigations
* Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority
* Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution

Physical Qualifications

* The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment and sometimes in the field where you are subject to the environment
* Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
* Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time
* Must be capable of lifting 25 lbs. unassisted
* Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned
* Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements

* Must be a U.S. Citizen
* Must pass a background check
* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions
* Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests
* Must possess or be able to obtain must possess a Top Secret security clearance and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment

The above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.