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Personal Security Specialist
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
LocationWashington D.C.
Job TypeFull Time
Job Responsibilities

 Full-time/Exempt/Washington, DC

North Wind Infrastructure and Technology is currently seeking a Personnel Security Specialist to support work under our National Defense University Contract in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities


  • Process new employees, students, faculty and contractors by creating, integrating and reconciling security and personnel documents using University and other internal security management systems.


  • Prepare monthly reports on personnel security investigation initiations, submissions, returns and open investigation progress.These actions may consist of monthly report generation in the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) system.



  • Process new employees, students, faculty and contractors in the Lenel OnGuard Security System database and the University database.


  • Prepare security folders for new employees and update contractor access requirements as provided by their NDU issued contract.


  • Prepare ID building badges and Common Access Cards (CAC) for university personnel, contractors and visitors.


  • Prepare and review personnel security files, validate security clearance eligibility, and provide verbal and written instruction required for security clearance determination.


  • Review incoming security investigations; assist Security Manager with the preparation of fingerprint card submission on subjects that require initial background investigation.


  • Provide personal liaison with required adjudication agencies to authenticate security investigation status and eligibility determination.


  • Prepare and submit Visit Clearance Certification letters and sensitive compartmented information (SCI) visit certification requests.


  • Maintain “Perm Cert” roster of incoming visit certifications weekly.


  • Maintain concise accountability and records of all outgoing Visit Certifications.


  • Post, update, verify and validate investigations and clearance levels using the following Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems: the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Joint Clearance Access Verification System (JCAVS), the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) and the Central Verification System (CVS).


  • Support the NDU Security Directorate and Physical Security Officer in management of the restricted area identification and badge program. Maintains an accurate inventory of issued and controlled identification badges.


  • Maintain and update personnel security database(s).

Job Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance required.
  • High school graduate or possess the equivalent GED.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Must be a US citizen and speak fluent English.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.


North Wind Resource Consulting is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.