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Chenega Corporation Physical Security Specialist in Arlington, Virginia



Company Job Title: Physical Security Specialist

Chenega Job Title: Project Coordinator III

Clearance: Top Secret with SCI/SAP Eligibility

Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To: Physical Security Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 06-19-2019

Approved Date: 06-19-2019


The Physical Security Specialist must have experience conducting site surveys for the Department of Defense for Collateral, SCI, and SAP Facilities. Must have thorough knowledge of alarm, access control, and CCTV systems. Must be able to conduct Risk, Threat, and Vulnerability Assessments .

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct physical security surveys and assessments and prepare, associated, detailed, and accurate written reports of survey actions, findings, recommendations, and costs

  • Requires travel to various facilities around the country for short periods of time

  • Determine and recommend security construction requirements for secure areas to assure compliance with various DoD security regulations to include measures to preclude visual, aural, and technical access by unauthorized personnel

  • Review and comment on construction plans (e.g. architectural blueprints); and oversee construction activities to assure compliance with appropriate security requirements

  • Determine and recommend security lighting requirements

  • Determine, and recommend OPSEC, System Security Engineering (SSE), and TEMPEST Countermeasure requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Top Secret security clearance SCI/SAP Eligibility

  • Must be twenty-one years or older

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in the above duties or similar physical security functions or Two (2) Years of experience with B.S. in Security Management.

  • Do not apply for the position if you do not meet these minimum requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Successful completion of ICD 705 Course

  • Successful completion of NSA TEMPEST Fundamentals course

  • Successful completion of a Physical Security or similar course

  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee must be able to carry and scale (at times) extremely high areas with a ladder or mechanical lifts. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Arlington

Organization: Chenega Infinity
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Rachel Williams
Req ID: 1900004690