Sep 16, 2020

Personnel Security Specialist II Los Angeles, CA

  • Watermark Risk Management International, LLC
  • Los Angeles, CA
Full-Time Defense Government Law Enforcement & Security Other Strategy - Planning

Job Description

Watermark is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Sr. Personnel Security Specialist (PERSEC) to join our team in Los Angeles, CA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer the US Airforce.  

The Personnel Security Specialist's primary function is to handle personnel security functions in support of the customer's facility and organization. The position will provide "day-to-day" PERSEC services for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

 A qualified candidate will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain various daily logs for a variety of administrative functions associated with PERSEC.
  • Maintain an extensive customer database point of contact listing.
  • Perform data entry to the Joint Access Database Environment and maintain all customer sponsored billets and quota information.
  • Assist in maintaining personnel security files for all personnel of the supported element.
  • Build and Maintain tracking spreadsheets/databases for customer PERSEC activities.
  • Follow and enforce the customer's Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provide support for the security awareness and education programs.
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative support functions as directed by the contractor site lead and/or the Government Security Representative.
  • Review, track, and monitor security clearance processing activities with appropriate government personnel to achieve appropriate clearance actions.
  • Prepare, process, and/or review Program Access Request (PARs) for accuracy and access eligibility.
  • Execute Special Access Program Nomination Process Questionnaires.
  • Conduct Defense Central Index of Investigations (DCII), Joint Personnel Access System (JPAS), and SAPNP reviews of candidates being submitted for SAP access.
  • Perform data entry and record checks in the Joint Access Database (JADE) and maintain all customer sponsored personnel access information.
  • Receive and/or Transmit classified visit requests as necessary to meet customer needs.

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years related experience including 2 years’ relevant SCI or SAP experience.  Minimum of 1 years SAP experience highly desired.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional experience (4 years)


  • Must complete the DoD SAPCO approved SAP training
  • Must complete JPAS training
  • Must complete Joint Access Database Environment (JADE) training

Security Clearance Requirement:

  • Active/current TS/SCI with eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information. Must be willing to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph


KEYWORDS:  Access Control, Visitor Access, Site Security, Security Manager, FSO, SCIF Security, PERSEC, Personnel Security, PHYSEC, Physical Security, DOD Security, SAPF, ICD, NISPOM, JADE, DD-254, e-QIP, CPSO, SSO, DoDM, JAFAN, DCID, Facility Security, CSSO, SSR, CSSR, Special Security, SCI


Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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Security Clearance

Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) With Polygraph

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