Security Specialist I

Number of Positions: 4

Location : Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Clearance: Top Secret (TS) Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) within 5 Years | Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access Eligible

important information

C3R is seeking a Security Specialist I to support a Government client in a Full-Time Contract position to work at United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This position is a long-term opportunity and commitment. The assignment is for a minimum of one year due to relocation expenses and arrangements. Selected employees have the ability to remain for a period of five (5) years. Relocation and shipment of household goods base housing, and access to government facilities and services are included; complete details of allowances and benefits will be provided to qualified applicants.

job overview

Security Operations Support involves personnel, information, industrial, and physical security; information technology, security systems operations, security administration, and command, control, communications, computers and intelligence security measures. The Security Specialist I will prepare and maintain a security inspection schedule plan in accordance with “Inspection Tasks.”  The Security Specialist I will prepare a JTF-GTMO Risk Management SOP, which establishes procedures for conducting an annual risk assessment, assessing emerging threats, preparing and disseminating security warnings and alerts, and attending and conducting Threat and Security Working Group meetings. The Security Specialist l will issue and maintain inventories of JTF-GTMO security badges. 

job responsibilities  

  • Assist in preparing and submitting an Annual JTF-GTMO Security Risk Assessment Report.

  • For Assessments of Emerging Threats, assist in providing assessments of emerging threats,assess the potential impact to JTF-GTMO, and identify measures to deter, detect and defend against the threat.

  • Assist with preparing and submitting written security warnings and alerts.  

  • Assisting with attending the local Threat and Security Working Group meetings and submitting the meeting minutes to the Command Security Manager.

  • Assist in the preparation, maintenance, and submission of a JTF-GTMO Security Credential Policy, a JTF-GTMO J2 Security Credential SOP, Security Credential Customer Service Survey card, that implements DNI, DoD, USSOUTHCOM, and JTF-GTMO Security Credential Policies.

  • Assist with issuing JTF-GTMO security badges in accordance with established JTF policies governing employees and visitors. 

  • Responsible for safeguarding all JTF security badges and associated credentials.

  • Assist with the preparation and submission a JTF-GTMO J2 Physical Security SOP, which establishes suspensions, lost credentials, and turn-in and destruction.

  • Assist with conducting entry and exit inspections at JTF facilities including indoor and outdoor locations to include coordinating inspections IAW JTF-GTMO Entry and Exit Program SOPs.

  • Randomly screen all hand-carried items entering or exiting JTF facilities to prevent and deter any unauthorized or prohibited material from being introduced or removed from facilities controlled or occupied by the JTF;       utilize electronic scanning equipment when available.

  • Immediately notify the Command Security Manager in the event that a discrepancy or anomaly (e.g., transporting classified materials without a courier card, contraband such visual or audio equipment is found, etc.) is identified during the inspection.

  • Assist with completing and submitting a report detailing entry and exit inspections to the Command Security Manager. 

job requirements

  • Must possess a current Top Secret (TS) clearance based upon a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the past five (5) years, and shall also be determined eligible for access to Special Compartmented Information (SCI) by the Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) or other designated adjudication authority prior to arrival onsite.

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. 

  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing Security Operations projects.

  • Must have experience with Government contract project scheduling, tracking, risk analysis, project performance evaluation, and process improvement.

  • Must possess working knowledge of DoD regulations and policies that govern the issuance of Security Badges. 

  • Must possess general understanding of how the issuance and control of security badges relate to the Personnel, Physical, Information, and Industrial Security Programs, and the protection of SCIFs. Work will include administration, interpersonal communications, computer use, data management, and first line maintenance on badge making equipment (e.g., changing printer cartridges, clearing jams, etc.).  

  • Must be able to inspect hand-carried items entering or exiting JTF facilities to prevent and deter any unauthorized and prohibited material from being introduced or removed from facilities controlled or occupied by the JTF. 

  • Must possess the ability to conduct inspections will be held at random times and locations and will be conducted IAW all applicable DoD regulations and policies. 

  • Must have the ability to conduct entry and exit inspections for compliance with DoDM 5105.21V1-V3 Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Administration Manual and DoDM 5200.01V1-V4, DoD Information Security Program.