May 15, 2019

Access Control Specialist ID: ADMIN305152019 Patuxent River, MD

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD
Part-Time Administration Business Defense Government Other

Job Description

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, is seeking highly motivated and talented Administrative Assistant I to support the ICE Program.

Location: Patuxent River, Maryland:  Best Places for Tech Jobs (#4); to learn more about our surrounding location, please visit

A typical day as an Administrative Assistant I:

  • Schedules conference room meetings
  • Ensure all visitors sign in
  • Creates proxy badges for new employees
  • Verifying clearance information utilizing JPAS or BASICS II if applicable
  • Inputs visitor requests through BASICS II
  • Collects visitors cell phones, two way pagers, radios and request visitor to register their laptops
  • Sorts and distributes mail
  • Ensure all new personnel read the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Sign the applicable acknowledgment form and enter the form into the Security Tracking System.
  • Provides information to callers
  • Greet and direct, and/or escort visitors

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance

Education and Certifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Administrative Assistant I.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify.

AMEWAS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Work Environment

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, travel may be required.

About the Organization

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran owned company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers’ needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

AMEWAS has 4.8/5 stars on Glassdoor! Check out our reviews HERE and see what other job seekers have to say!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

  • Generous tuition and training assistance program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Wellness program
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance

If interested, please submit your application




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