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Facility Security Officer (Admin Mgr)

Berkshire Search Partners
Springfield, Virginia, United States
April 15, 2019


Do you have experience handling COMSEC Facility Security admin responsibilities for a Gov’t contractor? Do you have knowledge about COMSEC Custodian procedures, JPAS, DSS, ITAR and related Gov't admin programs?

My client is a Defense Contractor & Electronics MFG located in Springfield, VA. They are looking to hire a new COMSEC FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER (FSO). This is a COMSEC Admin Mgr role - NO physical security tasks required. In this admin role, you will:

• Create, execute & monitor the company’s security policies, procedures & practices in compliance with Gov’t security rqmt’s

• Ensure COMSEC rqmt’s & procedures are implemented/followed

• Provide guidance & instructions to all employees to ensure any event, circumstance or act that could be considered a breach of security is reported immediately

• Conduct security trainings, briefings & debriefings

• Assure proper marking, safeguarding & transmission of all classified and COMSEC materials

• Manage Access Control System

• Administer JPAS activity including processing clearances & visit requests

• Maintain all records in compliance with our security manual & COMSEC procedures

• Primary contact for DSS reviews & correspondence

• Maintain a working relationship with all contract security offices to ensure proper paperwork & clearances are maintained

• Alternate POC for export compliance, and be familiar with DDTC registration/renewal, Dept of State ITAR & USML compliance, Dept of Commerce EAR regulations, export shipments & filing requirements, apply DOC and DOS export licenses as required for company exports.


• 2+ years of COMSEC FSO-related Admin work experience required

• Complete the Gov’t required FSO Program Mgmt Curriculum and provide proof of completion for the same to DSS contact

• Well versed in the NISPOM and Gov’t security requirements

• Experience with JPAS and e-Qip, SWFT, ISFD

• You need an active Top Secret Security Clearance

• Must be a COMSEC Custodian or be assigned as one upon taking the FSO role, and complete accompanying NSA educational requirements

• Familiar with the NSA 3-16

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of management.

• Must be US Citizen.

• College degree required.

Salary based on experience. Good benefits. Immediate opportunity.