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Personnel Security Specialist I with Security Clearance


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 7, 2022.

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Personnel Security Specialist I The Personnel Security Specialist’s primary function is to handle personnel security functions in support of the customer’s facility and organization. The position will provide “day-to-day” PERSEC services for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities. Duties and responsibilities: * Maintain various daily logs for a variety of administrative functions associated with PERSEC * Maintain an extensive customer database point of contact listing * Perform data entry to the Joint Access Database Environment and maintain all customer sponsored billets and quota information * Assist in maintaining personnel security files for all personnel of the supported element * Build and Maintain tracking spreadsheets/databases for customer PERSEC activities * Follow and enforce the customer’s Standard Operating Procedures * Provide support for the security awareness and education programs * Perform miscellaneous administrative support functions as directed by the contractor site lead and/or the Government Security Representative * Review, track, and monitor security clearance processing activities with appropriate government personnel to achieve appropriate clearance actions * Prepare, process, and/or review Program Access Request (PARs) for accuracy and access eligibility * Execute Special Access Program Nomination Process Questionnaires * • Conduct Defense Central Index of Investigations (DCII), Joint Personnel Access System (JPAS), and SAPNP reviews of candidates being submitted for SAP access * Perform data entry and record checks in the Joint Access Database (JADE) and maintain all customer sponsored personnel access information * Receive and/or Transmit classified visit requests as necessary to meet customer needs Required Qualifications: * 3-5 years related experience including 2 years’ relevant SCI or SAP experience. Minimum 1 year of SAP-related experience highly desired. * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional experience (4 years) Certifications: * Must complete the DoD SAPCO approved SAPNP training * Must complete JPAS training * Must complete Joint Access Database Environment (JADE) training * Current TS with SCI Eligibility, and eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information also willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph Other Requirements: * Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents. * Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners * Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) * Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. EEO is the Law Poster EEO is the Law Poster Supplement