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Security Vetting Administrative Team Lead

Administrative | Arlington, VA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Calhoun International is a professional services company providing innovative solutions to our clients. Our expertise ranges from Intelligence Analysis, HUMINT Operations Support, Hard Targets Analysis and Support, Program Management, Training Support, Exercise Planning and Support, Modeling and Wargaming, Intelligence Systems Program Management, and ISR Planning and Development.   Calhoun International is located in Tampa, FL with employees in Florida, Virginia, and Maryland.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

BACKGROUND: This effort supports the front-line defense for screening linguist applicants and other Army designated categories of personnel to ensure compliance with Army Counterintelligence (CI)/Force Protection Screening Policy and the Army Resiliency Mission Goal for identification of Insider Threats. The main effort within this task order is provide Counterintelligence-Focused Security Review and Interview (CI-FSRI) service support to the Army Security Vetting Enterprise.

OBJECTIVES: The objective on the contract is for the Government to obtain support services that utilize a systematic approach to the following:

a. CI security interviews for contract linguists primarily at Fort Meade, MD, but also encompassing other CONUS and OCONUS locations as required.

b. CI focused security interviews and review support for Contract Cultural Role Player (CRP) missions during exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), National Training Center (NTC), and other locations.

c. CI analyst support to ongoing CI investigations, when not conducting first priority of preparing and conducting CI screening interviews.

d. Briefings and administrative support of vetting and training, on Intelligence/Counterintelligence matters. 

SCOPE: This effort shall provide support in the areas of security screening, security analysis and administrative support to the Security Vetting Office (SVO). This support will include interaction with DoD, Federal Government Agencies and Allied Forces in meeting mission critical requirements. Contractor personnel will also conduct records checks, analysis, and screenings on-site and prepare administrative paperwork and memorandums concerning the Linguist Screening Mission in support of the SVO.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to capture statistical data and metrics, complete multi-step processes, communicate and answer requests for information from customers.
  • Analyze, investigate, prepare reports and/or recommend preventative or corrective actions in areas requiring specific expertise. 
  • Develops and maintains administrative procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations.
  • Responsible for supervision and management of administrative personnel security contract staff to include task assignment, training, and compliance monitoring. 
  • Assist in tracking and coordinating closely with staff and customers to ensure proper leadership of administrative personnel security specialist contract staff. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of personnel security experience at a minimum
  • Experience leading small teams
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the concepts involved in the specific functions outlined in the specified labor category description.
  • Demonstrates ability to work semi-independently with oversight and direction.
  • Possess knowledge of the intelligence cycle and the analytic process that acts on collection to produce information for intelligence databases and products.
  • Must possess demonstrated strong knowledge of intelligence oversight and security guidelines.
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Computer Database Language (One Note), Contract Linguist Information Program (CLIP)
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Scattered Castles, the Army Investigative Records Repository (AIRR), Defense Central Index of Investigations (DCII) and other government agency (OGA) databases.
  • Must possess or obtain a CI Polygraph in order to supervise administrative personnel security contract staff at the Arlington, VA location.

Security Clearance:

  • Top Secret Level Clearance with SCI Access and ability to pass a CI polygraph

Bonus Points:

  • Current CI Polygraph highly desired
  • Former Military Non-Commissioned Officer experience preferred