Facilities-Security Manager - 33943 in Columbia, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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    Columbia, MD
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Job Description

Facility Administrator / Security Manager


Alion is looking for an experienced Facility Security Officer/Facility Manager. The ideal candidate possesses mid-level working experience in functional areas such as facility/property management and security officer duties. The individual will be responsible for performing all disciplines within security to include personnel security, physical security, document control, visitor control, and information system security.  Will be responsible for the opening, closing and daily management of a 5,000–10,000 sf. Commercial facility. The applicant must have a working knowledge and experience with the below responsibilities.

  • Strong knowledge in managing cleared facilities.
  • Initiating and overseeing new cleared facility process.
  • Implementing the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), and other government/corporate directives as applicable.
  • Knowledge of procedures in safeguarding and accountability of all classified materials.
  • Participate in the implementation of the company’s Insider Threat Program (ITP).
  • Participate in and complete security self-assessments.
  • Ensure that a clean desk policy is implemented and adhered to.
  • Assist in authoring and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Responds to and investigates security infractions.
  • Knowledge of critical infrastructure (i.e.; alarm systems, access control systems, fire alarms, etc.) and the ability to interface with vendors that provide these services.
  • Hosts government inspectors for security inspections as needed.
  • Provides advice and assistance to staff in connection with facility management and security matters.
  • Maintains liaison with management and other departments related to security matters.
  • Proactively identifies and apprises management of developments, problems and/or general status of facility security operations.
  • Strong knowledge of the practices, procedures, and policies involved in facilities management.
  • Manages facilities functions, including task coordination, vendor contract review, maintenance, etc. 
  • Supports financial review of facility expenditures and allocation of facility costs, etc.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and accountability of all furniture and equipment to include all IT devices and systems.
  • Ensures compliance with company and government regulations related to safety and environmental issues.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of directly related experience in the DoD Industrial Security Program. Educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 12 years applicable work experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Completion of DSS Academy courses /FSO certification within 4 months of employment.
  • US Citizen and a TS/SCI with a CI Poly preferred. 



Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

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