Personnel Security Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

Security - Special Access Program (SAP) Security personnel interface with customers and the government on security requirements for proprietary programs as well as providing guidance and support to employees working on such activities, helping them stay abreast of changes and updates in requirements.

The Industrial Security Specialist I Performs a wide variety of tasks as part of the Special Programs team within Security to include: processing requests for personnel clearances for access to classified information; develop and administer security procedures involving personnel security actions; reporting required information to the customer including adverse information, personnel status changes, foreign contacts, and foreign travel. The selected candidate will be required to update computer databases with vital security information; collects, studies, and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations as well as coordinates with government agencies to obtain rulings and interpretations for compliance with regulations; and participates in security reviews, compares procedures with actual operations, documents findings, and recommends corrective actions. Must be willing to protect employees personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act and other applicable Government regulations.

U.S. Citizenship status is required, as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Applicants may be considered for the Industrial Security Specialist I (G06) or the Industrial Security Specialist II (G07) position based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and position responsibilities. (Earned college credit and applicable experience can be taken into consideration in lieu of a degree. Transcripts will be requested to validate earned college credits.)

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide customer service to employees related to personnel security questions and actions.
  • Administering the security procedures (NISPOM, DoDM 5205.07 series, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705, and JSIG), as they relate to operating in a classified environment for: personnel processing, media control, marking and control of documents / materials, security education, visitor control, and destruction of classified.
  • Support specialized procedures for the transmission of classified and/or proprietary material/information.
  • Conduct and/or participate in internal reviews and/or Government inspections.
  • Investigate security infractions/violations and prepare reports specifying the potential for loss or compromise and the associated risk to the program(s).
  • Maintain personnel records and conduct data entry.
  • Role may involve that you work extended hours, due to fast-paced, deadline-driven office environment.

A valid drivers license is required, as this position may involve escorting individuals across business locations.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education
  • Bachelors Degree, or 8 years equivalent related experience in lieu of degree PLUS the following:
  • Industrial Security Specialist I Less than 2 years prior relevant experience (8 years without a Bachelors degree).
  • Industrial Security Specialist II Minimum of 2 years prior relevant experience (10 years without a Bachelors degree).
  • Active Secret security clearance - (Please note the current, final Secret clearance must have an investigation not older than 6 years on the first day of employment confirmed prior to interview).
  • Experience with any of the following: NISPOM, DoDM 5205.07 series, and/or ICD 705.
  • Experience in Customer Service.
  • Experience in data entry or database management.
  • U.S. citizenship is required.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Education
  • Degree major in Business Management, Security and/or Risk Management, Government Policy, Information Management, Criminal Justice, or other related field of study.
  • Possess a minimum of a current, final TOP SECRET security clearance with an investigation not older than 6 years on the first day of employment.
  • Experience in Personnel Security.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • At least 4 years of National Security experience preferred; administrative and office management background skills.
  • Related training with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) including, Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC).

Security Clearance: This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of a security Clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement.


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Personnel Security Specialist

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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