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Chenega Corporation Chief of Security in United States



Company Job Title: Chief of Security

Chenega Job Title: Project Manager II

Clearance: Secret

Location: U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site

Reports To: President

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 01-29-2019

Approved Date: 01-29-2019



  • The Chief of Security is responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of the overall contract and acts as the central point of contact with the Government for the contract. The Chief of Security should possess military and civilian security management experience and must have the authority to bind the contractor within the scope of the contract. The Chief of Security is the principal CGP on-site liaison to the Government and has sole responsibility for the successful management of operations and the adherence to program requirements. The Chief of Security exercises daily management functions of all CGP security personnel, related resources, required training activities certification programs, and the CGP quality management program. The Chief of Security is directly accountable to the CGP President and receives direction from the ASC (Commander’s Intent), who exercises Command Authority and is responsible for the site. The Chief of Security enforces Chenega Policies

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Program effort on the Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site. Ensures the site is manned with professional security forces that are fit, ready, and able to perform the U.S. Army’s mission.

  • Acts as the central point of contact with the Government for the contract.

  • Implements security, contingency and training plans.

  • Supervises the Captain of the Guard (COG) and Facility Manager for the site.

  • Responsible for implementing all aspects of the contract in order to be compliant and successful.

  • Empowered to make contract decisions.

  • Serve as the daily liaison with the Army and contractor personnel on the site. Coordinates required activities and services with the Chenega leadership and business services support staff.

  • Coordinates all activities associated with the arrival or departure of security officers.

  • Reviews, at least annually or when a change occurs to the governing directives, all site plans to include the Site Security Plan, Contingency Plans, Training Plans, Standard Operating Procedures and Post Orders. Re-write plans as needed to meet governing directives and coordinates them through the Anti-Terrorism Officers, CORs and Chenega management, per the contract.

  • Ensures a trained force by implementing the approved training plan.

  • Conducts exercises to assess officer skill levels and the effectiveness of plans.

  • Provides instructions to security personnel assigned to the site and ensures that officers are familiar with the facility and their duties.

  • Accountable for the proper use and maintenance of all equipment used at the site by officers.

  • Maintains all field file records of employees assigned to the site. These records may include, but are not limited to, time and attendance, disciplinary actions, promotions, demotions, commendations, status/payroll change reports and the Field Training File.

  • Oversees the staffing of posts at the site in order to ensure complete coverage. This includes, but is not limited to, coverage for vacations, illness, and call-offs.

  • Accomplishes required reports; review daily logs for accuracy and compliance.

  • Ensures clarity, accuracy, and legibility before distribution is made and review all written reports.

  • Manages the random anti-terrorism measures process as received through the Anti-Terrorism Officer.

  • Schedules exercises and site scenario drills; evaluates the results and corrects any deficiencies.

  • Schedules range operations ensuring officers remain current on weapons qualifications.

  • Ensures officers are only armed per their qualifications, and only stand posts to which qualified.

  • Schedules and manages annual training per the Training Plan.

  • Completes monthly Arms Room Weapons & Sensitive Items Inventory.

  • Completes monthly CDRL Status Reports; Master/NCIC/Personnel rosters; Site Scenario Drills.

  • Completes annual weapons maintenance.

  • Supervises the random drug testing program IAW Chenega policies, using the on-site hospital.

  • Schedules and conducts the Physical Agility Tests at least annually.

  • Manages all Site Security Events and Personnel Rotations.

  • Reports any IESS alarm or force protection system issues for maintenance.

  • Maintains monthly cost summaries for labor, travel and ODCs.

  • Audits logbook entries for completeness, accuracy and legibility.

  • Ensures that incidents are documented and reviewed prior to distribution.

  • Disciplines employees up to and including a recommendation for termination.

  • Ensures the SSP/SOPs, Post Orders, CPs and the Training Plan are accurate and up-to-date.

  • Maintains a fit, ready, and able force with the demeanor and discipline necessary to interact with the U.S. Army and other contractors, and with the Kwajalein hosts.

  • Maintain daily liaison with Army officials to ensure the terms of the contract are being met to the client's satisfaction and expectations.

  • Conduct unannounced inspections on all shifts in order to assess the officers’ performance.

  • Notify the CGP DO or his designee upon becoming aware of any alleged or potential complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, or unfair labor practices.

  • Prepare written reports for submission to the CGP President and designated officials for all injuries involving security personnel assigned to the site.

  • Investigate all reports (verbal and written) of apparent work deficiencies. This includes, but is not limited to, the failure to perform certain duties or activities. A written report of the findings will be submitted to the CGP President.

  • Report all changes in post orders made by the army officials that impact upon the contact to the CGP President and for the purpose of obtaining authorization to implement changes.

  • Be available after hours by phone or pager to provide guidance to the working shift at the site.

  • Enforces all company personnel, safety and security policies, and inspects posts for safety.

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; and builds a diverse workforce.

  • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; and upholds organizational values.

  • Other duties as assigned

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

  • Must have at least one (1) year experience as a security contract Chief of Security.

  • Prior E-7 or above in a combat arms or military police military occupation specialty (MOS) such as infantry, US Army/Marines Military Police, AF Security Forces, U.S. Navy Master at Arms or must have attained the rank of sergeant in a U.S. police department.

  • An additional one (1) year of experience as a security contract Chief of Security may be substituted for minimum rank requirement stated above.

  • Must have previous experience supervising at least 25 personnel for a minimum of one (1) year.

  • U.S. Citizenship at least 21 years of age with valid US driver’s license.

  • Fluency in English, including reading and writing.

  • Must pass and maintain the required medical, psychological, physical and reliability requirements as outlined in AR 190-56.

  • Must pass and maintain the security screening process with satisfactory results as required in AR 190-56, and meet all the standards of the IRP.

  • Have a Secret clearance that has been verified in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS).

  • Must pass and maintain the security screening and all training requirements, including weapons training, with satisfactory results, as required in AR 190-56, as well as meet all the standards of the IRP.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess strong analytical and technical writing skills.

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

  • Required to operate effectively in a foreign nation environment, sensitive to cultural differences.

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: Republic of Marshall Islands

Organization: Chenega Global Protection
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Rachel Williams
Req ID: 2000000408