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Personnel Security Specialist

Protection Strategies Inc
Chesapeake, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • Initiate preliminary suitability review at the time of security clearance application.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate results of investigations to recommend employment, suitability/fitness, credentialing, and/or security clearance eligibility to a government adjudicator.
  • Summarize investigative issues on the adjudicator worksheet, recommend approval/disapproval, and annotate pertinent suitability factors and security guidelines, as applicable.
  • Corroborate or mitigate serious derogatory information.
  • Determine if additional inquiries are necessary to resolve discrepant, negative, or contradictory information and request such inquiries in accordance with DCMS-34 policies and procedures, processing completed responses expeditiously.
  • Formulate a recommended course of action consistent with adjudicative guidelines or suitability factors.
  • Update the security tracking system with the status of assigned cases.
  • Prepare letters for Federal signature to caution or to grant, deny or revoke national security eligibility conforming to templates and following correspondence standards.
  • Analyze responses from subjects and make final recommendations based on suitability and security criteria
  • Review internal record checks to determine if there are any open internal cases which may have a bearing on the employee’s background investigation and include the information in the adjudicator’s worksheet.
  • Enter all required data into the Personnel Security Systems accurately with zero errors.


  • 2 years minimum of previous experience adjudicating personnel security background investigations for eligibility and suitability for federal government employment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook Theoretical and practical project management knowledge
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities


  • US Citizenship required.
  • Currently hold or ability to obtain Secret level clearance

Protection Strategies Inc


Chesapeake, VA
23320 USA


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