SourceNorth Wind Group
Location: Suffolk, VATitle: Security SpecialistsSchedule (FT/PT): FTTravel Required: As NeededClearance: Top Secret SCI Clearance Required At LBYD Federal, “Large Firm Expertise, Small Firm Responsive”, is our motto we live by and practice each day. With the capability to produce high quality designs in a fun, supportive and exciting atmosphere, we recognize our employees are our greatest asset. We offer an exciting variety of opportunities for employees to develop and grow their careers, working alongside diverse and supportive team members to achieve success. We maintain our responsiveness to clients and partners by allowing our employees the autonomy to achieve success.Along with a competitive benefits package and 401(k) matching, we strive to maintain a 98% employee retention rate, by providing our employees endless growth opportunities. Unique opportunities such as a formalized mentorship program, professional development through North Wind University, a wellness program, celebrating our employees time with us through our employee service awards program, and many others meant to enhance the employee experience ultimately led to high employee satisfaction. Additionally, we strive to support the communities we live, work, and enjoy by taking part in community fundraisers, and volunteering through local and national organizations. We give you the flexibility to achieve your best work by offering hybrid working options, while fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity and diversity, creating a workplace we feel everyone can achieve success. We take pride in the impact our employees make as leaders, no matter the level within the organization. You will be connected with like-minded, high achieving individuals upon joining our organization leading and participating in the most challenging designs across the world. Job Description
Download visit requests initiated through DSS into the Security Database as required. Prepare outgoing visit request messages via the Multi-Media Message Traffic (M-3), JPAS, Portal form, fax, or e-mail.
Provide assistance and recommendations in support of Personnel Security Inspection and Oversight processes.
Support JSSO-HR customers by responding to queries, requests for assistance, and providing subject matter expertise.
Provide professional, courteous, timely, and accurate responses to JS customers at all times.
Develop and implement physical security, collateral security, SCI indoctrination, AT/FP, and annual security refresher training for employees and on-site contractors. It may be necessary to prepare briefings and training that is computer based or delivered in person to large and small audiences.
Develop and provide other types of security briefings for specific audiences such as security representatives, technical personnel, etc. Create newsletters, handouts, and brochures.
Maintain security awareness library on the web page.
Assist the JSSO-HR PHYSEC Officer with developing specialized training requirements for security personnel.
Security training will be annotated in the Security Database and updated as necessary.
Prepare supply orders for security awareness products or supplies needed in support of the office for approval by the Security Manager. Monthly reports will indicate the status of all training completed.
Process incoming and outgoing visit requests, ensuring they are properly downloaded and properly annotated in the SDB; determine personnel eligibility for and issue EACS ID badges to permanently assigned personnel; issue access badges to appropriately cleared visitors; collect and inventory access badges.
Coordinate special security requirements such as badge and escort requirements for numerous VIP visits and large numbers of visitors during conferences and exercises.
Issue badges to eligible personnel and visitors; ensuring badge retrieval and accountability upon check out of JS or completion of event.
Prepare monthly expired contractor visit request reports, prepare monthly expired EACS contractor badge/database reports and monitor contract expiration dates to ensure consistency of information.
Provide information security expertise to the JSSO-HR in application of DOD, JS, and NATO security policy, procedures, systems, and programs to ensure the security of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Classified Military Information (CMI).
Provide technical security expertise to support events and exercises.
Prepare, perform, and analyze periodic self-inspections, surveys or audits to identify security deficiencies and make recommendations to correct deficiencies.
Identify the need for security classification guidance required for protection of national security information (NSI).
If a security classification guide needs to be developed in support of a command project or events, provide expert classification guidance policy to the cognizant subject matter expert for development of a security classification guide. Analyze proposed guidance and provide assistance to the author throughout the entire development process.
Ensure the proper authority approves the guide and disseminate the guide in accordance with DOD and JS policy.
Provide expert security classification and controlled unclassified marking guidance to employees.
Analyze products for proper application of markings based on requests for guidance from employees.
Ensure proper procedures are in place for dissemination, control and storage of classified and controlled unclassified information (CUI), SCI, and foreign government information.
Ensure special handling and safeguarding requirements are provided to individuals who are briefed on NATO and other special accesses when needed.
Assist with security violation reporting and inquiries processes as required.
Participate in event and exercise planning meetings and identify security requirements that must be considered by event sponsors.
Coordinate and analyze event specific security procedures, documentation (such as SOPs for events), and security classification guidance needed for events. Provide tailored security briefings to planners or event participants as needed. Establish and provide procedures for addressing a security incident occurring during an event.
Develop and implement collateral and SCI Indoctrination and annual security refresher training for employees and on-site contractors. It may be necessary to prepare briefings and training that is computer based or delivered in person to large and small audiences.
Develop and provide other types of security briefings for specific audiences such as security representatives, technical personnel, etc.
Create newsletters, handouts and brochures.
Maintain security awareness library on JSSO-HR web page. Assist Security Training Officer with developing specialized training requirements for security personnel.
Prepare, disseminate and maintain Security Assistant designation letters. Prepare related reports as required.
Type Defense Courier Cards as necessary. Provide monthly report on number of Courier Cards typed.
Create and/or coordinate taskers initiated by the JSSO-HR, follow-up with respective JS elements for JSSO-HR, initiated taskers, and monitoring internal workflow for completion of externally assigned taskers.
Maintain on-line and physical library of DOD directives, memorandums, instructions, and other correspondence governing JSSO-HR functions in accordance with DOD and JS directives and regulations. Serve as alternate JSSO-HR records officer.
Prepare routine JSSO-HR correspondence for Security Manager or other signatures as required and finalize correspondence so that it conforms to JSSO-HR correspondence instructions.
Process incoming and outgoing visit requests and prepare monthly expired contractor visit request reports
Prepare supply orders for security awareness products or supplies needed in support of the office for approval by the Security Manager.
Validate letters of designation, prepare updated Security Assistant/Top Secret Control Officer/Key Control Officer reports and Security Assistant Designation reports and post to database or security management web page, as appropriate.
Coordinate special training events given by external sources, e.g., DSS, International Security Programs Office, etc.
Provide daily customer support as required.
Track JSSO-HR Action Plans as required. Action Plan to be updated weekly.
Generate security incident reports using the Joint Staff security database when incident details are provided.
4-6 years of related experience
Top Secret/SCI security clearance
North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation (https://northwindgrp.com/careers/request-for-reasonable-accommodation-confidential/) form to get assistance.North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.