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Chenega Corporation Communications Security (COMSEC) Lead in Panama City, Florida



Company Job Title: Communications Security (COMSEC) Lead

Clearance: Top Secret

Location: Panama City, FL

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Communications Security (COMSEC) Lead will act as the site lead to the operation of a Navy Telecommunications center (i.e., transmission, receipt, acceptance, processing, and distribution of incoming and outgoing organizational message traffic) in support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) Corporate Operations Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the support services to the Communications Office operations and all output from the Communications Office.

  • Maintain procedural manuals and instructions pertaining to Communication Center operations.

  • Oversee the separation of messages by classification levels and then by user. Lead distribution of both classified and unclassified messages via appropriate NMCI or Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) connection. Manually review, approve, and route all messages. Create and maintain a list of manually routed message subjects and individual recipients. Destroy all unclassified and classified hard copy messages by shredding.

  • Will be required to access COMSEC materials which requires up to and including Top Secret clearance in order to perform duties

  • Evaluate and enforce training requirements for all users and ensure their readiness to perform message traffic services. Execute training strategies to provide the necessary level of knowledge for all users.

  • Provide support services to the Media Transfer Agent (MTA) in accordance with Command Directives.

  • Maintain daily physical security checks and logs, which include SF 701 “Active Security Checklist” and SF 702 “Security Container Check Sheet” and equipment inventory and visitor logs, as required in Government provided workspace.

  • Operate an Automated Entry Control Systems (AECS) client workstation to create access credential records, insert and edit associated access rights, revise or delete records, and produce reports.

  • Provide guidance to lower level COMSEC clerks on essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 9 years of relevant experience required

  • Demonstrated experience as a COMSEC Clerk and in administrative tasks related to Key Management Infrastructure (KMI) program, packaging, receiving, and transporting COMSEC and KMI materials, placing status markings on COMSEC material, and conducting page checks and entering amendments and corrections into Electronic Key Management System publications.

  • Prior training and experience in the operation of a U.S. military telecommunications center including transmission, receipt, acceptance, processing, and distribution of incoming and outgoing message traffic

  • Must possess a valid drivers license

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret level clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • TS/SCI preferred

  • Formal U.S. military training and experience in the handling of COMSEC materials, or completion of applicable portions of the NAVEDTRA 43462 Personnel Qualification Standard (PQS).

  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work well within a team.

  • Must have excellent skills in time management, setting priorities, and providing guidance to other professionals.

  • Must have the ability to work long hours that includes nights, weekends and Holidays as required.

  • Must have the ability to travel as needed

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/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Panama City

Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Top Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Junius Currier
Req ID: 2000000128