Personnel Security Specialist (PERSEC)

Company: ManTech International Corporation ( Learn More )

General Information
US-CA-Los Angeles
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Job Description Group: MCIS

Clearance Level Needed: TS/SCI

Shift: Day

Category: Security

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Personnel Security Specialist to join our team in Los Angeles, CA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

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.

Performance shall include:

• 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


• 3-5 years related experience including 2 years’ relevant SCI or SAP experience

• Minimum 1 year of SAP-related experience highly desired


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


• Must complete the DoD SAPCO approved SAPNP training

• Must complete JPAS training

• Must complete Joint Access Database Environment (JADE) training

Security Clearance:

• Must possess a current TS/SCI with eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

• Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

• Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents

• Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

• Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

Job RequirementsRequires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and five to seven of related experience and ability to obtain a security clearance for access to classified information. Courses or certification in government security or PSI preferred.