Security Specialist I
Posted on: June 12, 2021
OBXtek is looking for a OPSEC Security Specialist I with
Construction focus who is responsible for providing instruction in
construction security at the Diplomatic Security Training Center
(DSTC). The incumbent works under the close guidance of the Program
During Covid restrictions, this position is remote/telework.
When the government lifts the restrictions, the position will be
- Instruct Cleared American guard (CAG), Construction
Surveillance Technician (CST), Construction Security Manager (CSM)
and Site Security Manager (SSM) students in the protection of U.S.
Department of State construction projects from technical compromise
utilizing visual and technical inspection equipment. Present
hands-on instruction, lectures and briefings on the following
topics, not limited to: o Technical espionage prevention o
Construction Surveillance Technician and Cleared American Guard
policies, procedures and techniques o Cleared American Escort
procedures and techniques o Site Security Manager policies,
procedures and techniques. Coordinate students, instructors,
facilities and classrooms to deliver the training. Write technical
security lesson plans, administrative and self-study guides,
presentation and other training materials. Compiles and maintains
syllabi and lesson plans. Ensure that individual professional
development records are maintained after teaching each course.
Provide research services and advises program office personnel on
national and international developments in construction security.
Monitor the depletion rate of supplies, materials and equipment;
notifies appropriate staff on low inventory or damaged equipment as
required. Participate with other agencies/working groups to enhance
training as required. Assist other staff members with their course
preparation requirements. Employ applicable Department of State
security standards and procedures to protect national security
information. Operate U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the
performance of assigned tasks. Travel to other U.S. or foreign
training sites is occasionally required but not expected to exceed
25% of total work time. Employee will require supervision and has
limited opportunity to exercise independent judgment and initiative
in the line of work.
Active Secret Clearance
- Combination of education and experience equivalent to three to
five (3-5) years of specialized experience in physical security,
construction surveillance, or law enforcement. Knowledge of
national and international security technology as it applies to
construction security. Knowledge of hostile intelligence services
and their methods of operation. Ability to demonstrate security
practices required for safeguarding classified information in
secure and non-secure environments. Ability to interpret blueprints
and implement construction security policies, procedures and
techniques. Ability to communicate and coordinate actions
effectively with students, training coordinators, managers, and
construction professionals, both within and outside the Department.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written
communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
(SharePoint, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Ability to
stand/walk/bend for long periods and lift medium to heavy objects.
Must hold a valid driver's license and be willing and able to drive
an official U.S. government van/sedan as required.
- Must have a high school diploma.
Ability to become a certified instructor within six (6) months
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is
a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our
mission is Our PeopleOur Reputation. Our people are trained
professionals who enhance our customers' knowledge and innovation
using technology, collaboration, and education.
We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive
medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts,
matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much
As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs
lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality
practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO.
Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington
Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.
OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national
origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state
or local law.
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