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Security Assistant

Company: Blue Rose Consulting Group, Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Blue Rose is seeking a Security Assistant to support our work with a federal client. This is a Hybrid role in Reston, VA, requiring you to spend approximately 20% of the time (1-2 days a week) onsite. - This position is open to U.S. Citizens ONLY. - -Successful candidates must have a current Tier 2/Public Trust or higher clearance to start, as well as the ability to maintain it throughout the term of the position. - -DUTIES: -In this role you will: -

Monitor and respond to the Personnel Security Group Email box within 24 hours, which is used to field questions from cost centers, applicants and other interested parties -
Initiate Public Trust and National Security Clearance Investigations and other employee and contractor background investigations for the Bureau and other fee-for-service clients in e-QIP and/or eAPP -Serve as the primary point of contact with security offices and provide advice and assistance to selectees and employees throughout the background investigation process -Provide access to selectees and serviced employees to the eQIP/eAPP system and ensure it is completed by the employees/applicants -Monitor the status of background investigations, maintain spreadsheets of ongoing investigations, and handle returned investigations - -Provide appropriate forms, answer questions, identify controversial issues or problem areas and present these issues to Security Management Branch staff for resolution -
Provide personnel security program assistance to Bureau's Personnel Security Specialists regarding suitability factors, proper completion of investigative forms and criteria for determining position sensitivity designations - -Perform Registrar/Activator role in the USAccess and the DOIAccess systems as outlined in the current GSA PIV Credential Issuer (PCI) Operations Plan for all applicants and employees) -Liaise with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), DOI's Office of Law Enforcement and Security, as well as other DOI or federal government agencies in assistance to the Bureau's security administration mission -Ensure all processes adhere to the requirements established by NIST and all services performed are carried out in a consistent and reliable manner in accordance with Federal policies and procedures -Be responsible for recommending, developing, and implementing new procedures to foster the efficiency and effectiveness of the HSPD-12 and e-QIP personnel security program within the office -
Maintain and provide statistical reports and spreadsheets related to security -Resolve problems related to security and suitability, provide advisory services regarding the security and badging processes, and bringing unfamiliar or hard to resolve issues to the attention of the Personnel Security Section Chief -The Security Assistants shall perform project work relating to PIV cards - -REQUIREMENTS: -Candidates must have: -
Knowledge of USAccess system as outlined in the current GSA PIV Credential Issuer (PCI) Operations Plan to prepare documents and implement the card access program -Knowledge of the e-QIP initiation and review functions, PIPS/CVS applications administered via the DCSA Portal -Comprehensive working knowledge of the regulations, policies, principles, and procedures of the personnel security program -Ability to analyze and evaluate security information in accordance with guidelines and recommend changes or modification to ensure compliance with regulations -
-Knowledge of Federal security laws and regulations as well as DOI policies to interpret and apply such guidelines, manage and/or enhance existing security program activities -Exceptional communication skills to interact effectively with customers and to present oral and written reports to officials of the DOI and other agencies -Capable of utilizing Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat at a minimum to prepare statistical information and analysis -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Blue Rose Consulting Group, Inc., Reston , Security Assistant, Other , Reston, Virginia

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