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Security Specialist - Key Control Officer

Government and Military

Security Officer


Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Kuwait

Work in Kuwait is contingent upon the applicant’s ability to obtain a work permit from the State of Kuwait, which is requested on the applicant’s behalf by their employer. Effective January 1, 2021, the Kuwait Public Authority of Manpower issued new work permit regulations, informing contractors that it will not issue a work permit to any individual who is fifty-nine (59) years or older and holds a high school grade certificate or less. A two-year college degree or higher is required for all candidates fifty-nine (59) years or older. See Administrative Decision No. (520) of 2020 AD – Amendment to the Administrative Decision No. (552) of 2018 on Issuing the Work Permit Regulations.


Key Control Coordinator will be responsible for the daily execution of the Amentum, APS-5 KU Program Key Control Coordination.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain the proper procedures and controls for the Program Key Control Program, IAW ASG-KU Policies.

  • Maintain all forms and records required.

  • Provides instruction and guidance as necessary to ensure compliance.

  • Conducts inspections to validate compliance using SEC Form 003 Self-Assessment Checklist.

  • Investigate any misuse or loss of keys/locks.

  • Coordinates authorized duplication of keys with DPW Key Shop.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate’s degree or higher preferred.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in physical security required.

  • Prior experience as a physical security specialist or key control program supervisor is required, prior Military preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to interpret and implement security policies.

  • Must have advanced level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook and other related applications.

  • Must have advanced written and oral communications skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work and communicate with others effectively.

Certification, License & Clearance:

  • Certifications of ASG-KU Physical Security Fundamentals, ASG-KU Key, Lock and Protective Seals Class, and ASG-KU Security of Arms Ammunition and Explosives preferred.

  • Secret Clearance is required.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Active Clearance is required: Must have an active Tier 3 Secret U.S. Government clearance.

Note: U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain a Tier 3 Secret clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands & Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in

compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.


This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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