Security Specialist

Job Purpose: Under general supervision, provide security management support to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Corporate Logistics Department at ONR Headquarters in an office environment with a variety of moderate to complex tasks and functional activity.

Job Duties Include:  The following are essential functions for the Security Specialist position. Management may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 

  • Enter sensitive data into computer databases such as the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and spreadsheets.
  • Process requests for Courier Authorization (DD Form 2501).
  • Verify identification and leverage the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)/Real-time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS) to issue Common Access Cards, update database information, and reset personal identification numbers.
  • Process all domestic and foreign visit requests to ONR.
  • Maintain and update the Security website daily/weekly/monthly.
  • Serve as the point of contact for Security website material, including security training and building access requests.
  • Greet visitors either in person or via the telephone.
  • Assist visitors with information, as needed.
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate security specialist, as needed.
  • Operate office equipment (e.g., computers, typewriters, faxes, printers, scanners, copiers).
  • Draft, edit, and type various documents in electronic and paper media.
  • Maintain various databases.
  • Serves as Content Coordinator for Security Division iConnect site.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with all ONR Administrative Officers (AO).
  • Assist other members of the ONR Security Division during routine/emergency situations.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with Contract Security Officers and Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
  • Assist in the entrance of VIPs to ONR Headquarters building.
  • Assist with classified and unclassified meetings where groups are larger than 25 people.
  • In the absence of the Classified Document Control Clerk, receive and secure all SECRET and CONFIDENTIAL material.
  • Provide backup support ONR duplicating machine operator and driver/courier as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:  Excellent skills in the following areas: management, planning, communication, problem solving. Following applies:

  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Joint Personnel Adjudications System (JPAS) or other automated database systems.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
  • Possess a working knowledge of Real-time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS).
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Possess effective collaboration, oral / writing skills to support interaction with required organizational levels in ONR.

Military Installation Access:  This position resides on a military installation.  Candidate must be able to qualify for and maintain a base access pass. 

Clearance: Must currently possess or be able to secure a SECRET clearance. 

Education and Experience: Must possess either a (1) Associate‚Äôs Degree from an accredited institution and 1-2 years of relevant experience as a Security Specialist or (2) a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and 3-5 years of relevant experience as a Security Specialist.  Experience with government and DoD environments is desired.