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Personnel Security Specialists determine whether or not a person is eligible for government clearance for employment. Skills relevant to this position and found on example resumes include providing production statistics and reports to senior managers weekly or upon request, and assisting in developing and implementing policies and procedures to help enhance and improve the Security and Suitability Program. A bachelor's degree is usually necessary for this job, and sample resumes show that some positions may require a candidate to have already acquired government security clearance, while other employers will help the candidate obtain the required clearance.

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Personnel Security Specialist

Maintained security clearance records and processed security clearance documents for personnel requiring access under multiple government contracts and subcontracts

  • Established the ability/flexibility to move from one task to another and to be available for a variety of tasks as the need arises
  • Demonstrated ability to collect and organize data in a cohesive manner for use in the Access Commander database
  • Conduct security briefings/debriefings, established and maintained security education program and briefings
  • Updated the Standard Operating Procedures Manual (SOP) for DoD and Special Access Programs, completion of SF86 packages, open investigations for employees requiring updated Periodic Reinvestigations
  • Completed DD-254 packages, fingerprinting, prepare visit authorization letters (VALs), use of JPAS, and coordination with customer security representatives to process security clearance requirements
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
2

Personnel Security Specialist

Approved 287(g) and Task Force Officers access through the Security Activities Reporting Systems (SARS) database

  • Reviewing security documentation to make suitability determination for applicants who applied for Immigrant and Customs Enforcement
  • Established Show Cause Letters, Letters of Intent and Denial Letters for applicants seeking employment with ICE
  • Created periodic detail reports, include a summary of findings and recommendation to grant or deny suitability of an applicant under the 5 CFR 731.303(b) guidelines, to senior management for final approval
  • Provided recommendations regarding eligibility for Waivers of Pre-Appointment Investigation requirements for access to sensitive position
  • Performed system maintenance and updates of computerized security clearance records known as SARS
  • Briefed employees and officials from ICE regarding the 287(g) Program and Task Force Programs
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
Education And Training Program
3

Personnel Security Specialist

The Personnel Security Specialist position allowed diverse knowledge of the clearance process. The required clearance process/cycle was followed with each client until completion.

  • Initiated eQip application and monitor periodic reinvestigations for the agency’s personnel.
  • Reviewed SF-86 and other pertinent security documentation relating to the adjudication process.
  • Designed and conducted new employee orientations and security briefings. Ensured that new MDA personnel are properly in-processed and out- processed in compliance with the Standard Form 312 “Classified Information Nondisclosure Agreement”, NATO and CNWDI requirements.
  • Provided foreign travel briefings to government employees as necessary.
  • Processed and maintained the MDA NATO Secret Document Database for over 1,000 personnel in the organization.
  • Assisted the Human Resource Department with developing and maintaining human resource data bases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
  • Obtained security clearances and investigation data via the DCII, JPAS and/or EPSQ, personnel security databases.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Public Administration
4

Personnel Security Specialist

Served as NCOIC of the [company name] Central Clearance Facility Board Screen Branch, responsible for management, training, morale, and welfare of five Soldiers and two civilians.

  • Managed and conducted administrative screening of personnel files of those under consideration for promotion or nomination for Drill Sergeant, Recruiter Duty, Enlisted Aide, NCO of the Year, General Officer, U.S. Military Academy Professor, or Senior Executive Service.
  • Supervised and produced board statistics and reporting, provided technical advice to unit supply personnel, and was responsible for over $100K worth of equipment.
  • Served as Training NCO and as a Member of the Hiring Committee for logistics personnel for Aberdeen Proving Ground Security Investigation Center of Excellence.
  • Provided advice to the Commander as the Senior NCO until the empty Sergeant Major position was filled.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Government
5

Personnel Security Specialist

Contractor at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Determined eligibility for and granted Top Secret and Secret security clearances, SCI access and suitability for DHS employees and contractors, based on Reports of Investigation, security forms and credit reports
  • Maintained federal employee and contractor security clearances
  • Initiated investigations using the SF 86 and e-QIP
  • Responded to agency inquiries regarding completed and pending security clearances
  • Provided guidance to employees and contractors on policies, regulatory requirements, procedures and administrative practices relating to the personnel security program
  • Reviewed submissions for security clearances to ensure requirements have been met
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
6

Personnel Security Specialist

Assisted in processing security clearance cases, derogatory reports, and access changes at Brigade level

  • In-processed newcomers and provided initial information and operational security training for 400 soldiers
  • Tracked outgoing clearance holders and facilitated termination of local access, release from JPAS
  • Prepared and gave briefings to senior officers concerning specific personnel and operational security issues
  • Oversaw the protection of classified information and materials at three work sites and monitored for compliance with industry standards
  • Developed comprehensive standard operating procedures for company-level arms room, inspected for compliance
  • Assisted in preparation for annual security inspection
  • Scheduled appointments for Senior Security Officer
  • Maintained personnel records of over 400 current soldiers
  • Maintained two-year archive for separated and transferred personnel
  • Served as primary security manager for accumulated three-month period
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Information Systems
Communication
7

Personnel Security Specialist (contractor for Social Security Administration)

Responsibilities Included: Performed quality security file reviews of personnel security investigation actions, provided recommendations for granting/denying security clearances, entered data into computer database systems such as e-Qip, PIPs and CSS, supplied degree verifications, kept record of application inventory by using Excel, analyzed FBI fingerprint cards, trained new-hire employees of the day-to-day elements of the new personnel security database, and generated weekly reports based upon data analyses of personnel security metrics.

  • Earned Federal Confidential Clearance in December 2010
  • Completed 30 case reviews from beginning to final phase per week
  • Maintained 95% accuracy for all case reviews
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
8

Personnel Security Specialist

Responded to inquiries from government and contractor officials in regards to their background investigation

  • Prepared a variety of documents including letters, memorandums and reports
  • Maintained and updated filing system and maintained records
  • Initiated and adjudicated personnel security investigations
  • Secured all incoming and outgoing classified documents
  • Interacted and collaborated with other departmental program offices as well as other agencies regarding security matters
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Personnel Security Specialist

  • Administered security clearance processing of civilian and military personnel.
  • Served as an Assisted Security Specialist for seven separate facilities.
  • Responsible for the implementation of Security Regulations and disciplines defined by the Army Regulation 380-series.
  • Established security programs and protocols which enhanced daily operations.
  • Maintained and updated the Security Clearance Access Rosters for the entire command.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Personnel Security Specialist

  • Trained numerous employees on different applications: CITS (Clearance Investigations Tracking System), KROLL Factual Data, e-QIP, and NCIC (National Crime Information Center).
  • Prepared detailed requests for further investigations.
  • Drafted detailed interrogatories when clarification was needed.
  • Supervised many personnel security assistants in completing tasks to help personnel security specialists.
  • Applied suitability/security policies, systems, procedures and techniques to determine whether job applicants should be hired.
  • Reviewed security information packages to assure all forms are included and complete, and fingerprint cards, signed statements and other items are in order.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Criminal Justice & Sociology
MPA
Public Administration

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