Incumbent is responsible for day-to-day supervision, training, and scheduling of work for the security guard force. Responsibilities include facility security, investigating security violations, SCIF access control, and compliance with applicable SCIF security standards as directed by the Security Manager. Individual safeguards personnel, property and classified/unclassified information by implementing security procedures in compliance with the National Industrial Security Operating Manual, Intelligence Community Directives, and corporate policies and local policies. Due to the nature of the work and the requirement at times for extended coverage, this position is often required to work overtime or hours outside of a regular scheduled shift.
Job Scope: The scope of this position is in CCRL. No budgetary responsibility. No administrative supervision responsibility.
Under direct supervision of the Security Manager, will coordinate facility security scheduling; escort assignments; building, office and safe checks; and emergency procedures. Reviews security force activities, reports, logs, systems, fence line, alarms and camera systems, facility and equipment requirements.
Investigates, documents, and reports on security violations. Assists in developing security strategies and policies for securing company property.
Responsible for providing appropriate training (initial, refresher & recurring) for the security force. Assists in the development and update of guard force procedures, operating instructions, checklists and information files. Prepares reports on security force proficiency, identifies security force requirements (e.g. uniforms, supplies, equipment, console), and ensures compliance with those requirements.
Configures and maintains access control systems to facilitate access. Maintains building master system to include key management system and key lock boxes. Tracks the use of all building keys. Performs daily security inspections of facility, Two-Person-Access rooms, and guard response; conducts IDS tests.
Assists in preparing necessary security paperwork for processing new staff personnel, adjunct staff and visitors.
Responsible for providing assistance and coordination for all visitors (e.g., vendors, landscapers, maintenance, construction) and conducts direct oversight of security systems service/maintenance personnel. Ensures daily communication and coordination with facilities department.
Ensures building and personnel safety by complying with all OSHA and fire prevention codes; investigates and reports on all incidents. Coordinates activities with the Security Manager and facilities department as needed, and assists in security-related matters, projects, and tasks. Enforces policies designed to prevent unauthorized access to equipment, systems, facilities and resources, as well as to protect staff and workers.
Interviews and assists in the recruitment of prospective security force candidates; provides input for performance appraisals.
Under the direction of the Security Manager: Maintains an understanding of all company security equipment and necessary facility equipment and systems. Conducts product research, and collects cost information for physical security projects. Works with outside security vendors to install and maintain various security systems and training.
May move furniture, ladders, equipment and performs other duties as required.
High school diploma, or equivalent, and training in law enforcement/security with five or more years of related experience.
Three or more years of supervisory experience, preferably in security.
Background in DCID/ICD security procedures and regulations, including proper handling of classified materials.
Experience using a personal computer and associated software.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with all levels of staff and visitors.
Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds alone
Must be willing to work overtime or hours outside of a regular assigned schedule, to include weekends and holidays.
Current Top Secret/SCI security clearance with polygraph is preferred.
Internal Number: 1168
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