At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions. Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston continues to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.
We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
Paid time off to include holiday and parental leave.
Life and disability plans.
Critical illness and accident plans.
Professional development opportunities.
The primary task of this new position is to design, develop and implement a corporate program to protect WESTON’s people and property, as well as the information entrusted to Weston Solutions, Inc. under US Government classified contracts. The Corporate Security Officer (CSO) is WESTON’s primary point of contact and subject matter expert--internally and externally--on US Government security, personal security, office security, project site security and overall business continuity planning (BCP). The CSO will supervise and support the Facility Security Officer (FSO) in carrying out the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). In addition, this individual will collaborate with Corporate Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Facilities Management, Procurement, Risk Management, Legal, Human Resources, Health & Safety and Senior Management to construct and enhance a comprehensive, successful asset protection and BCP program. The CSO will also be available to assist WESTON’s Security Business Leaders with client/prospect liaison on Defense Industrial Base (DIB) issues.
Strong knowledge of DOD’s DFARS clause 252.204-7012 (Controlled Unclassified Information) and upcoming CMMC 2.0
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education, plus 15 years of related experience
Top Secret Government security clearance (or eligibility) required
Current knowledge of evolving NISPOM requirements and DIB issues, including an understanding of all responsibilities of the FSO with the ability to perform these tasks if required
Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills, particularly within the DIB community
Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously
Objective, inclusive collaborator at all levels of the organization in any setting
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Superior attention to detail
Quiet assertiveness to maintain program integrity
Ability to balance the business needs and the security needs of the company
Possess and project strong, steady leadership skills, especially in a crisis and other times of confusion, uncertainty, or ambiguity
Provide oversight and training for the FSO, Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), and Key Management Personnel (KMP) to exceed NISPOM standards beyond compliance
Owner of the Controlled Unclassified Program (CUI), including the upcoming Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), ensuring requirements are met in coordination with the Corporate Information Technology (IT) Team
Up-to-date knowledge of cyber security issues and ways to achieve internal synergy alongside the Corporate IT
Develop consistent security guidelines and metrics for administration and operations
Establish a Security Working Group, in alignment with the Insider Threat Committee
Conduct physical security surveys and assessments to test and improve effectiveness
Conduct internal investigations on matters pertaining to theft, fraud, workplace violence or other violations of WESTON’s Business Ethics Code or the NISPOM
Provide day-to-day guidance for international travel security and export control
Provide corporate-wide strategic direction and tactical assistance in the areas of crisis management and business continuity
Maintain a strong external network with DIB partners in corporate security, intelligence, law enforcement, contingency planning, and emergency response
Actively participate at the local and national levels with DSAC, ASIS, NCMS, ACP (Association of Continuity Professionals) and other top-tier professional development organizations
Capable of using the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) data systems, and serve as a primary backup for the FSO on these systems
These job requirements are not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned. WESTON reserves the right to modify the job description as needed.
Level of Autonomy
Relies on his/her experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with little guidance from manager
Works under limited supervision, and may direct the work of others
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer, who is the Senior Management Official (SMO) in accordance with the NISPOM and, on non-NISPOM matters, to the Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Weston Solutions, Inc. is a mid-size, 100% employee-owned national environmental and infrastructure services firm serving government, industrial, and commercial clients. For 65 years, we have solved our clients’ most complex challenges with a passion to make a difference for a better tomorrow. Our team is committed to providing ultimate safety and value for our clients and driven to be the most effective, efficient service provider in our target markets.