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Chenega Corporation Security Specialist in Huntsville, Alabama



Company Job Title: Security Specialist

Chenega Job Title: Security Shift Supervisor II

Clearance: Top Secret

Location: Various

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Part Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 08-17-2018

Approved Date: 08-17-2018


The Security Specialist inspects and recommends security improvements for facilities ensuring access control security system processes, procedures and policies comply with Executive Orders and national standards. Additionally, perform duties associated with emergencies including operating emergency vehicles, directing traffic and establishing crowd control.

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

  • Supervise Administrative Access / Escort, or Generalist Grade 1 – 2 personnel, or a combination of those disciplines as warranted by the task or PMP. Supervision includes all normal duties, such as schedules, work assignments, disciplinary action, recognition, etc.

  • Support any security discipline where specific skills or training are not required.

  • Coordinate administrative requirements associated with security efforts such as drafting / creating: standard operating procedures, posting orders, bulletins, notices, plans, programs, budget support documents, presentations, training materials, tracking logs and spreadsheets, etc.

  • Support security functions by scheduling meetings, planning special security events, arranging for official visitor access (coordinate with physical security/ access control) – also provide advanced support by creating agendas, interpreting plans and official documents, and proactively anticipating and arranging logistics.

  • Support personnel and physical security functions, as required.

  • Lead security training courses, classes, or sessions for both government and contract personnel on a wide-array of topics.

  • Perform complex work commensurate with assigned grade

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Grade I and other Grade II personnel

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

  • Three (3) – five (5) years of experience working in a security function directly related to the discipline required; a bachelor’s degree in any field of study is preferred. Technical training or expertise may be required for certain disciplines.

  • Active Top-Secret clearance

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Three (3) – five (5) years’ experience in conducting vulnerability assessment for a wide-variety of mission critical infrastructure to include network and data centers, telecommunications systems, airfields, intrusion detection systems, nuclear weapons

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of security systems, forward operating bases, and the defense industrial base.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Anti-terrorism Force Protection Program and surveillance procedures against US personnel and of foreign Intelligence Collection against US Personnel.

  • Understanding of vulnerability assessment fundamentals and principles.


  • 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-Alabama-Huntsville

Organization: Chenega Integrated Security Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Top Secret
Job Schedule: Part Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Rachel Williams
Req ID: 2000000751