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Chenega Corporation Visitor Welcome Center Specialist in Arlington, Virginia



Company Job Title: Visitor Welcome Center Specialist

Chenega Job Title: Switchboard Operator/Receptionist

SCA WD Labor Category: Switchboard Operator/Receptionist

Clearance: Top Secret with SCI/SAP Eligibility

Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To: Visitor Welcome Center Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, SCA

Prepared Date: 09-17-2018

Approved Date: 10-01-2018

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


  • The Visitor Welcome Center Specialist is responsible for staffing the DARPA Visitor Welcome Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Greets and processes visitors.

  • Provides escort for visitors, with special emphasis on foreign nationals, personnel without clearances, and maintenance personnel.

  • Accurately and completely documents each visit and visitor.

  • Maintains a database that records the details of the visitor and escort work effort

  • Processes and issues a variety of employee and visitor identification badges

  • Receives and sends Visit Authorization Letters (VALs) and records information contained in the VALs into the DARPA database.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

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

  • High school diploma.

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • One (1) year performing similar duties in a DoD environment.

  • Top Secret, with eligibility for SAP and SCI access.

  • Successful completion of the requirements for Preventing Disease Transmission (i.e., blood-borne pathogens).

  • Successful completion of all training required by the contract.

  • Qualified and certified (licensed) as an Unarmed Security Officers in accordance with the laws and regulations of the State of Virginia.

  • Certified in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) First Responder – Awareness Level, and certified to use and operate X-ray and Magnetometer devices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of DARPA and DoD directives pertaining to visitor control operations in a classified environment

  • Skill in satisfactorily dealing with customers

  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment

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

  • Ability to be qualified and certified as an Unarmed Security Officer in the State of Virginia

  • Ability to be certified in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) First Responder- Awareness Level

  • Ability to be certified to use and operate X-Ray and Magnetometer devices

  • Ability to: provide clear, concise, and accurate written and verbal communication.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

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 is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 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 Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Rachel Williams
Req ID: 2000000136