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Personnel Security Specialist (Entry Level)

Company: Anglin Consulting Group
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Anglin Consulting Group is a fast-growing professional service firm that partners with private organizations and government agencies. We help our clients augment their existing in-house capabilities and deliver expert counsel to keep them efficient and relevant in today's dynamic marketplace. Our team delivers flexible support programs designed to drive measurable results in a broad range of areas. These include management consulting, financial & business Solutions, translation and interpretation. Based in Washington, DC, Anglin Consulting Group is an 8(a), economically disadvantaged woman-owned, service-disabled-owned and HUBZone small business.

A career at Anglin Consulting Group means you're able to put your expertise, credentials, and talents to great use within prominent public and private establishments while also enjoying the excitement in working with a variety of organizations simultaneously. Contribute independently and collaboratively alongside our amazing team of doers and thinkers. At Anglin Consulting Group, we're continually striving to take client organizations one step further. Anglin Consulting Group is small enough to offer a family atmosphere yet large enough to deliver a highly competitive compensation package. We hire and retain the best in the industry, offering exceptional benefits that protect the well-being of our employees, their spouses and domestic partners, and their families.

Anglin Consulting Group maintains a corporate commitment to attract and retain high quality personnel. By growing our company one employee at a time, recruiting the best and the brightest is vital to our continued success. We strive to provide a well-trained work force for every engagement.

Job Description

We are seeking a Personnel Security Specialist to assist with background checks.

Personnel Security Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conducting preliminary and final reviews of statements of personal history and related data prior to initiation of background investigation procedures.
  • Review completed background investigations of individuals who would occupy positions where a determination of suitability for employment or access to classified information is required
  • Assist in the adjudication of personal background investigations for suitability for employment with the government and/or granting of a security clearance.
  • Conduct routine and/or confrontational subject interviews to verify information listed on statements of personal history or resolve items of derogatory information developed during the course of background investigations.
  • Ensure that sensitive investigative data is handled and controlled in a secure fashion to protect the interest of the Client and safeguard the rights of the individual.
  • Provide administrative support to other Personnel Security Specialists in completing actions in support of the Personnel Security mission.
  • Provide customer service support with regards to personnel security to the Client. Support includes but is not limited to the following: Processing security clearance requests, Contractor Waivers, Initiating e-QIPs and resolving e-QIP issues and/or questions, reviewing e-QIP packages and processing investigations to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
  • Possess thorough knowledge of e-QIP, PIPS, CVS, NCIC, fingerprint card and live scan processing and security databases.
  • Analyze information and provide recommendations on waiver determinations
  • Create new contractor cases in JSTARS in a timely and efficient manner
  • Manage the employee roster to include removing personnel that are no longer working for the Client or the districts, adding new contractor personnel, adding clearance information, etc.
  • Participate in cross-training and assist with the training of new personnel, as directed.


    Personnel Security Specialist Requirements
    • 3-5 years of personnel security experience.
    • The individual must have a documented work history demonstrating success at increasing levels of responsibility and project complexity in the area of personnel security.
    • The individuals must have good critical thinking and writing skills and the ability to facilitate complex discussions with stakeholders.
    • High school diploma and three (3) years of clerical experience.
    • Experience performing Personnel Security functions is required.
    • Knowledge of the DoD Regulation 5220.22-M, National Industrial Security Operating Manual and applicable Intelligence Community Directives (ICD) desired.
    • Experience with DoD clearance process to include but not limited to JPAS, eQIP, DD254, eCPRL, SF86 and Foreign National Association desired.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of staff.
    • Ability to display tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of IDA staff and the public.
    • Proficiency in use of computers and Microsoft Office products.
    • Candidates are required to have an active Secret (or above) clearance.

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      Anglin Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status

Keywords: Anglin Consulting Group, Bethesda , Personnel Security Specialist (Entry Level), Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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