Alabama

Personnel Security Specialist II

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Purpose: The Personnel Security Specialist reviews investigation request documentation for accuracy and completeness and processes e-QIP packets for federal and contractor employees. They initiate the paperwork for background investigations, review the information submitted by the applicants, corresponds with the applicants for clarifying information, responsible for data entry requirements associated with each record, making case files, forwarding cases for processing, and submits the e-QIP packet to be reviewed and forwarded to OPM. This position requires candidates to have a “TS” security clearance and must be capable of obtaining SCI access that includes a requirement to pass a security CI polygraph exam.
Essential Job Functions: Provides direct support and service to the administration of the FBI Security Program by participating in the direction, from inception to completion of the less complex security assessment investigations conducted by FBI Field Offices (FOs) and rendering appropriate adjudication recommendations regarding the same. Conduct, review and analyze a variety of interviews internal and external to the organization. Subjects of investigations range from FBI applicants, contract / access applicants, and other persons requiring security clearances or access to FBI spaces. Provides support, analysis, and research into complex problems and processes relating to Personal Security. Completes written reports and / or oral presentations utilizing critical thinking and analysis skills. Advises supervisor of potentially controversial matters or those matters with far reaching implications. Distribution and update of personnel security documentation files. Responsibility for security of program data and materials. Processing security clearance and BI documentation in preparation for adjudication. Summarizes data and compose necessary correspondence to appropriate FOs for initiation of investigation, outlining background of individual cases, advising of information obtained from research and analysis and define security concerns. Issue guidance for the initiation of investigation, setting forth leads which are to be addressed in compliance with existing Federal standards and FBI policy. Forward correspondence to the Government lead for approval before transmission. Coordinates with FOs for the submission of investigation information. Examine and critically analyze investigative reports and correspondence from the FOs for conformance to administrative requirements as to format and content, and to ensure the investigation is adequate, denoted leads have been sufficiently covered, and procedures have been conducted in accordance with FBI regulations and policies. Note inadequacies and transmit additional instructions to the field, recommending additional investigation and / or the elimination of unproductive procedures. Recommends the need for polygraph examinations and / or interviews based upon analysis of all data available. Compose appropriate communications to pertinent FBI HQ Divisions and FOs to initiate same, setting forth any specific guidance which should be followed regarding same (i.e., particular areas in question which need to be resolved; special qualifications desired of interviewer; etc.). Determinations and resulting communications are subject to review and approval by the Government lead.
Position Requirements:
Current TS security clearance and must be capable of obtaining SCI access that includes a requirement to pass a security CI polygraph exam. Two (2) years of experience in the personnel security investigative or investigative analyst field. Experience conducting and interpreting database checks and credit reports. Experience performing routine office administrative support functions. Demonstrated analytical ability to critically review and analyze various types of incoming material and investigative reports to discern potential security vulnerabilities and to identify viable investigative leads. Minimum of two (2) years of experience developing and writing Reports of Investigation that form basis for creation of investigative and / or adjudication record. Proficient computer skills to include: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Use of Internet to conduct research and / or open source checks in aid of investigations Experience with various Federal LE and IC IT systems for conducting automated record checks. Knowledge of and experience with use of applicable commercial and Federal Government database systems. Experience performing database searches for information related to personnel security matters. Distribution and update of personnel security documentation files. Responsibility for security of program data and materials. Processing security clearance and BI documentation in preparation for adjudication. Prepared documentation for Government agencies and customers. Experience performing multiple administrative tasks dealing with databases queries, filing, processing mail and performing audits. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge and experience to conduct established Federal Government standards for investigations, BIs, and security investigations relating to suitability and security standards. Bachelor’s Degree with two (2) years’ experience or Associate’s Degree with four (4) years’ experience
Position Preferences: Demonstrated understanding of the following security – related / investigative guidelines: Federal Investigative Standards (FISs) Security Executive Agent Directives (SEADs) Executive Orders (EOs) U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (US CFR)
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