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Government Badging & Credentialing Specialist (HSPD-12)

Company: Citizant
Location: Lanham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Citizant is a leading provider of professional IT services to the U.S. government. We seek to address some of our country's most pressing challenges in the areas of Agile application development, Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Program Management support services - focusing on the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Treasury. We strive to hire only ethical, talented, passionate, and committed "A Players" who already align with the company's core values: Drive, Excellence, Reputation, Responsibility, and a Better Future. No matter how large we grow, Citizant will retain its collaborative, supportive, small-company culture, where successful team effort to address external and internal customer challenges is valued above all individual contributions.

Job Description

Government Contractor; Supporting the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) implementing the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), Provide Administrative Program Support and Site Manager to the Office of Physical Security/Facilities Management.

The candidate will provide credential administration and support to Identity, Credential, and Access managment ICAM operations.



  • Enroll, issue and activate numerous types of identification cards, including SmartID Cards.
  • Support the appointment managing activities in the time trade GSA scheduling tools.
  • Operate the USAccess System.
  • Perform certificate rekey, pin reset, and card update activities.
  • Perform periodic card inventories and log card in inventory tool.
  • Perform card custodian functions including ensuring all cards are stored securely.
  • Contact Federal employees and contractors to schedule card pick-ups and activations.
  • Collect cards upon credential termination and work with Security Officer to support cards destruction.
  • Handle all registration and activation duties.
  • Handle all applicant card status communications.
  • Take photos and capture digital signatures.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Issue employees, contractors Personnel Identification Verification Credentials (PIV).
  • Explain privacy, security policies to employees while issuing their PIV cards.
  • Served as liaison to agency security offices in implementing, execution HSPD-12 policies, practices and procedures.
  • Followed the Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) 201.
  • Extract, compile pertinent data to provide the background necessary for determination of project and program status.
  • Perform file management, sort Incoming mail, prepare security, travel correspondence.
  • Handle telephone, email inquiries from external and internal customers as well as making routine calls to obtain information.
  • Greet applicants; assist with program/project inquiry. Schedule appointments for fingerprints, Badge Issuance for employees and contractors.
  • Code Cards for Logical and Physical Access in Velocity (EPACS).
    Desired Skills
    • Have knowledge of HSPD-12 directive.
    • Experience using GSA scheduling tool.
    • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
    • Excellent communication sills.
    • Self-starter who can work independently or as part of a team.
      Education Level
      • High School Degree
        Clearance Requirement

        Applicant selected will be subject to a security investigation and employment is based on the ability to attain Minimum Background Investigation clearance

        Additional Information

        Citizant strives to be an employer of choice in the Washington metropolitan area. Citizant associates accept challenging and rewarding work and in return receive excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the opportunity for personal and professional development.

        Citizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

        Citizant, Inc. is a federal contractor and must comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires that federal contract employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. This means that all employees working for Citizant must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption on medical or religious grounds for an employee has been granted. For more information on Citizant's policies on COVID-19 vaccinations, please contact HR@citizant.com.

Keywords: Citizant, Washington DC , Government Badging & Credentialing Specialist (HSPD-12), Government & Protective Services , Lanham, DC

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