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personnel security specialist

Location:
Huntsville, AL
Posted:
December 12, 2019

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Dawn Thomas

**** **** *** ***** **

Huntsville, AL 35803

609-***-****

ada17c@r.postjobfree.com

Clearance: TS/SCI (DCID – 10/11/2018)

CI Poly (DIA - 9/9/2017)

CSRA February 2019 to present

Office Operations

Missile Defense Agency, Special Programs

Huntsville, Alabama

• Supports MDA Special Access Program Central Office (SAPCO).

• Responsible for setting up multi-location Special Access Program (SAP) VTC Bridge requests.

• Maintains three secure conference rooms and schedules multiple SAP meetings daily.

• Controls access to SAP Facility by escorting non-cleared personnel.

• Part of high performing team which requires all employees have TS/SCI w/SAP eligibility clearance.

General Dynamics October 2018 to February 2019

Verification Official

Redstone One-Stop

Huntsville, Alabama

• Maintains accountability for control and verification and issue of federal government and military identification common access cards (CAC) for Active duty military, National Guard and Reserve members, military retirees, family members/dependents, and other eligible dependents.

• Site POC for DoD Real-Time Automated Personnel Identification System (RAPIDS) related matters and responsible for managing the security of RAPIDS workstations.

• Accomplishes common ICAT-21 tasks; issuance of CAC and non-CAC. Performs ancillary services such as PIN resets and Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting (DEERS) updates.

• Review DEERS records and verifies customer status.

• Utilize multiple computer systems and databases to verify badge before processing each request.

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Gem Technology November 2017 to September 4, 2018

Personnel Security Specialist

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Washington, D.C.

• Scoped out SF 86 for setting leads on the subject’s investigation.

• Reviewed all attached documents and determine if additional information is required.

• Sent out leads for complete coverage on the subject’s investigation.

• Ran backgrounds checks on the subject and foreign nationals.

• Resolved all issues before sending complete case to Adjudications for final review.

• Completed case workload in an efficient and timely manner. Insight Technology August 2016 to July 2017

Personnel Security Specialist

Department of Homeland Security

Washington, D.C.

• Initiated contractor 85P investigations. Process paperwork for change in position and dual contracts.

• Collected all the required documents and review for accuracy.

• Communicated with contracting companies and various government agencies.

• Communicated by written correspondence to request missing information.

• Managed case load and make sure cases are processed in a timely manner. Augmentation November 2015 to July 2016

Personnel Security Specialist

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

• Reviewed/submitted eQIP applications for accuracy and ensure all forms are completed.

• Used communication skills to obtain information from reluctant or uncooperative subjects of investigation.

• Executed plans for managing daily responsibilities including complex problem solving.

• Utilized strong interpersonal and communication capabilities in working with a wide range of personnel at all levels to gain valuable insight, avoid potential problems, and facilitate the timely completion of investigative applications.

• Communicated personnel security requirements including Executive Orders, regulations, departmental policies and procedures to clarify the meaning for subjects in response to questions.

• Responded to inquiries regarding status of application and badging.

• Initiate eQIP based on information submitted on the 11000-25. 3

• Sent notifications to the subject to complete missing information to complete the eQIP application.

• Uploaded fingerprints into federal data system.

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) September 2014 to October 2015 Personnel Security Assistant

Customs and Border Protection

Washington, D.C.

• Initiated current employees’ periodic investigations for security clearances.

• Passed and received collateral security clearances to and from other government organizations to facilitate classified visits.

• Ran checks from cornerstone. Ran SQ11, SQTF/FINCEIN Checks and NN13 checks.

• Answered “Please call” calls that are in CVS.

• Updated CVS with background investigations and adjudications.

• Administratively withdraw security clearances.

• Responded to inquiries regarding status of security clearance. Skyhawk May 2012 to September 2014

Personnel Security Assistant

Customs and Border Protection

Washington, D.C.

• Reviewed submitted investigation applications for accuracy and ensure all forms are completed.

• Conducted and reviewed pre-investigative database checks and note information of adjudicative significance, including Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Telecommunication System (NLETS) and Internal Affairs Background Investigation (IABI) and PIPS.

• Entered status of application review into database to keep team members informed of status.

• Used communication skills to obtain information from reluctant or uncooperative subjects of investigation.

• Executed plans for managing daily responsibilities including complex problem solving.

• Applied personnel security policies to job responsibilities after determining their applicability to my work.

• Utilized strong interpersonal and communication capabilities in working with a wide range of personnel at all levels to gain valuable insight, avoid potential problems, and facilitate the timely completion of investigative applications.

• Communicated personnel security requirements including Executive Orders, regulations, departmental policies and procedures and clarify their meaning for subjects in response to questions.

• Apply knowledge of federal investigative requirements to verify the investigation is accurate and compliant with policies.

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• Communicated with field offices to provide information or clarification of personnel security requirements or procedures.

• Analyzed personnel security cases to determine best strategy for resolving situations in which given information appears to be incomplete or inaccurate.

• Trained new employees on investigative policy and procedures.

• Reviewed completed investigation applications to ensure accuracy and readiness to be released for scheduling.

• Initiated current employees’ periodic investigations for security clearances.

• Passed and received collateral security clearances to and from other government organizations to facilitate classified visits.

• Sent timely documentation about clearance levels of scheduled visitors to contacts at other federal agencies.

• Completed tasks with short deadlines on high priority cases.

• Administratively withdraw clearances based on separation of employment with CBP.

• Frequently assigned to job duties in other areas of company by managers due to history of learning new tasks quickly and prompt completion of work

• Assisted subjects with completing eQIP application process.

• Inputted and extracted information into and from Integrated Security Management System (ISMS) to find and update information on subjects under investigation. ISMS it the Department of Homeland Security personnel security database.

• Prioritize tasks, organized and coordinated activities, managed time, created and achieved goals, met deadlines, developed relationships, and applied procedures to complete assigned tasks in timely manner.

USIS June 2010 to May 2012

Investigator

Office of Personnel Management

Fairfax, VA

• Conducted Federal background investigations for the Office of Personnel Management for granting federal government security clearances.

• Conducted in person interviews of subjects and references to obtain information of adjudicative significance.

• Reviewed and verified information provided by the subjects.

• Interviewed the subjects’ known associates and developed other contacts during interviews.

• Resolved discrepancies in data obtained during the investigation.

• Collected documentation from law enforcement agencies, courthouses, medical, financial and educational institutions related to the subjects’ background investigation.

• Compiled information collected and completed written reports for the application.

• Investigated and resolved any issues that were discovered during the investigation.

• Completed work on 60 cases per month with over 95 percent accuracy and met deadline on over 90 percent of assigned cases.

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• Executed priority cases in a timely manner.

• Assisted in co-workers’ cases that needed additional investigation to complete the eQIP application to Office of Personnel Management standards.

• When derogatory information was discovered during an investigation all the derogatory information is gathered in order to for the adjudicator to be able to make a decision about the derogatory information.

Volunteer Work:

Aston Estates Home Owners Association January 2010 – January 2017 Treasury Board Member

Bowie, Maryland

• Reviewed contracts for property manager and landscaping company.

• Reviewed submitted bids and helped select the property manager and landscaping company.

• Interviewed property managers and landscaping companies.

• Identified work that was listed in the contract that was not being performed by the property manager and landscaper.

• Reviewed contracts for companies we hired for our annual community day. Burlington County Child Placement Review Board October 2006 – June 2007 Board Member

Mt. Holly, New Jersey

• Reviewed case files and made recommendations to the courts regarding the childrens health and safety.

• Interviewed case workers, caregivers, teachers, parents and children to assess the full situation.

Education:

University of Minnesota - 1992

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Law, Crime, and Deviance



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