Consultant Facility Security Officer

Consultant Facility Security Officers are a trusted source to organizations, and serve as the actual “FSO” regarding day to day duties. The successful candidate will apply their knowledge of industrial security associated with managing a compliant security program. 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.
  • This position is fully remote.
  • Flexible schedule, but core hours are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage security programs for DOD & other agency programs
  • 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)
  • 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

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in government/industrial security as FSO, 8 years as AFSO 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”
  • 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 have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to work in field conditions to perform required security reviews
  • 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

This is a 1099 consultant position.

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