Job Description

Advanced Resource Technologies Inc (ARTI), is currently recruiting for a Security Specialist (Security Specialist III) in support of a contract with the Department of State at our Washington, DC location.  Position is full-time, exempt. Start date is immediate upon selection and security clearance processing is completed.


In support of the Department of State, Office of Information Security, Special Security Operations Division, individual will perform a variety of database management and information duties associated with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information in support of mission requirements.



Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining accountability and control of Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) documents
  • Security policy review and research
  • Working group assistance
  • Security training
  • Protection and management of goods and services
  • Investigations and inspections
  • Security program review, development, and implementation
  • Liaison with other Government and/or private agencies
  • Assists in the development and issuance of policy standards for the Special Security Operations Division responsible for the protection of SCI materials for the Department of State
  • Assists in the development, preparation, and issuance of program guides for Department of State programs
  • Monitors, analyzes and investigates security violations to determine causes, highlight program weaknesses, pinpoint responsibility/culpability, and recommending corrective action as appropriate
  • Liaison with Senior Officers, Intelligence Community and other security agencies on office security programs as required
  • Provides support services for a comprehensive security awareness program designed to educate employees conducted through the use of briefings, lectures, audio-visual presentations, and printed media
  • Assists in developing and producing security awareness media to include posters, handbooks, and similar materials
  • Provides input/review of proposed briefing and training packages
  • Works independently, with oversight, to advise and assist office personnel on matters of security policy, procedures, and regulations
  • Conducts surveys and provides a report of findings for each survey conducted.
  • Ensures that security policies are implemented according to procedures without undue interruption of normal operations
  • Provides research services and advises office personnel on national and international security developments
  • Prepares input for department briefings to senior level officials
  • Reviews outgoing office correspondence for appropriate office personnel
  • Travels domestically and overseas as required in support of program reviews, investigations, and security briefings



  • Undergraduate degree with three to five years specialized security experience in one of the following areas: counterintelligence, investigations, industrial security, dignitary/VIP policy and security standard development, OPSEC, COMSEC, INFOSEC, security countermeasures programs, access system operation and management, personnel protection and protecting classified information, or region desk office 
  • Degree not required with five to seven years of specialized security experience
  • Knowledge of ICD 704 and national and international security requirements for access to classified information.
  • Understanding of and experience-based familiarity with policy formation, regulation, and legislative processes of the U.S. Federal Government
  • Ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels in a dynamic work environment is required.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to handle work in a fast paced environment and attention to detail
  • Good professional interpersonal skills

Mandatory Requirement: Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a Government Security Investigation and must meet eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartment Information classified information; Must have Final Top Secret clearance with SCI access to start.

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