Under general supervision, serves as the lead worker for a team of security
specialists, providing support and assistance to the director of security
in the administration and operations of a secured facility.
1. Determines work priorities, plans and distributes work assignments, and
reviews work to ensure work completed is accurate, timely, professional,
and in compliance with established regulations. Provides guidance and
training to a shift of security specialists.
2. Develops and coordinates staffing schedules to ensure coverage at all
established security posts for each shift; that each security specialist
on shift understands the requirements for that post and ensuring that all
activities are recorded in the security log.
3. Conducts audits of security logs to ensure compliance to established procedures.
4. Independently schedules and conducts after hours office checks, summarizes findings,
and recommends action plan to security management.
5. Monitors the SCIF alarm system, responding to all alarms within the prescribed
time limit established by DCID 6/9, diagnosing operational problems and
implementing corrective action as necessary.
6. Reviews, communicates, and provides appropriate training on changes/additions
to normal routines, updates to the security alarm and camera system, security
software, badge recognition and validation process, and emergency situations responses.
7. Assists supervisor in overseeing shift activities, including providing input
for performance evaluations.
8. Performs all the duties of a security specialist.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Must possess a stable work history with three years
progressively responsible experience, with at least one year of experience
working in a totally secure environment, operating and using CCTV,
computerized alarm, and access control systems.
Ability to supervise and train assigned staff; ability to follow oral and
written instructions; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and
in writing; ability to complete basic reports, ability to learn and use
laptop, desktop, and other specialized computer systems configured for
security operations, ability to assist emergency response teams from
supporting police and fire departments, ability to operate two-way
communications devices, cell phones, and desk phones. Comprehensive
knowledge of the operations and application of security systems and
protocol for maintaining physical security of staff, facilities, and
classified materials and equipment. Skilled in the operation of CCTV,
computerized alarms, and access control systems; in diagnosing
operational problems and implementing corrective action.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
US citizenship required. Must have an active TOP SECRET security
clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation with a
full scope polygraph. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or
equivalent driver's license is required.