Location:
TBD

Position : Personal Security Specialists (PSS)

Clearance Required: YES

 

Tasks and Role/Responsibility Description:

 

General

  • Maintain case file arrangement, electronic or otherwise, including prior cases, investigations, and documents, as necessary

  • Review security forms, case related reports and investigations

  • Initially scope ROIs for sufficient coverage, prepare evaluation sheets on the results of the investigation upon receipt and provide appropriate notification of any discrepancies identified

  • Review ROI’s for adequacy and completeness with all supporting documentation (i.e., e-QIP security questionnaires, Personal Interview questionnaires to include Applicant Supplemental Questionnaire (ASQ)/Employee Supplemental Questionnaire (ESQ), personnel records, criminal history check results, credit bureau reports, personal financial statements, military records and vital records check results for potentially derogatory information which includes, but is not limited to information indicating applicants or employees do not meet suitability criteria within CFR 731 or security criteria of 32 CFR 147)

  • Prepare correspondence on deficient investigations (i.e., incomplete coverage, missing information, etc.)

  • Prepare required correspondence in order to fulfill due process requirements (i.e., Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA), Letter of Interrogatory (LOI), prepare requests for additional investigation, obtain additional information, or satisfy other CBP requirements (i.e., Human Resources (HR) notification memoranda)

  • Make required entries in the CBP Personnel Security Database(s). Entries include, but are not limited to creation of PSD suitability record, update of PSD suitability record, or upload of case evaluations/suitability recommendations

  • Prepare closing memoranda, required case evaluation of any derogatory and mitigating information found in investigative reports and generate the suitability and/or security recommendation. The case evaluation is in a report format, which will be provided to the contractor after award, for the adjudicative summary. Note: A federal employee/supervisor will review all recommendations submitted by the contractor prior to a final determination being rendered

  • Prepare and route final adjudications for imaging and retention in online records repository

 

Basic Qualifications & Skills: All contractor employees are required to have a favorably adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must also pass the additional internal checks performed by CBP PSD. All contractors supporting this contract must be U.S. citizens.

 

Must have at least three (3) years specialized experience in adjudication to include; indepth knowledge of investigative requirements for the performance and adjudication of background investigations, experience in reviewing and evaluating reports of investigations on applicants, employees and/or contractors, making security/suitability determinations within the limits of agency delegated authority, preparing written evaluations and statements of the issues, proficient writing skills, proficient in keyboard skills and utilization of computers in a Windows environment. All individuals performing contract adjudicative services must have successfully completed a PSD approved Suitability Adjudications Training, as well as, the Basic and Advanced Adjudications Training courses.

 

Preferred Qualifications: minimum of a Bachelors degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position : Personal Security Assistants (PSA)

Clearance Required: YES

 

Tasks and Role/Responsibility Description:

 

General

  • Assist the Reports Staff verifying data in tables, records, etc., by using Zylab and updating ISMS appropriately

  • Enter data into various CBP databases used by PSD’s file room

  • Assist the BI COR team by addressing specific questions relating to BI (missing documents, confirming receipt, etc.). Also respond to inquiries regarding status of outgoing investigations

  • Ensures that the New Scheduled Case Tracking Sheet is running successfully and updating correctly and reports any irregularities appropriately.

 

Basic Qualifications & Skills: All contractor employees are required to have a favorably adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) prior to commencing work on this contract and must also pass the additional internal checks performed by CBP PSD. All contractors supporting this contract must be U.S. citizens.

 

Must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Have at least three (3) years of general experience and one (1) year of specialized experience. General experience is experience gained in an office setting. Specialized experience is experience in reviewing and scheduling background investigations on applicants, employees and contractors within the limits of agency designated authority

 

Preferred Qualifications: minimum of a Bachelors degree

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position : Data Entry Clerks (DEC)

Clearance Required: YES

 

Tasks and Role/Responsibility Description:

 

General

  • Maintain case file arrangement, electronic or otherwise, including prior cases, investigations, and documents, as necessary

  • Review security forms, case related reports and investigations

  • Initially scope ROIs for sufficient coverage, prepare evaluation sheets on the results of the investigation upon receipt and provide appropriate notification of any discrepancies identified

  • Review ROI’s for adequacy and completeness with all supporting documentation (i.e., e-QIP security questionnaires, Personal Interview questionnaires to include Applicant Supplemental Questionnaire (ASQ)/Employee Supplemental Questionnaire (ESQ), personnel records, criminal history check results, credit bureau reports, personal financial statements, military records and vital records check results for potentially derogatory information which includes, but is not limited to information indicating applicants or employees do not meet suitability criteria within CFR 731 or security criteria of 32 CFR 147)

  • Prepare correspondence on deficient investigations (i.e., incomplete coverage, missing information, etc.)

  • Prepare required correspondence in order to fulfill due process requirements (i.e., Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA), Letter of Interrogatory (LOI), prepare requests for additional investigation, obtain additional information, or satisfy other CBP requirements (i.e., Human Resources (HR) notification memoranda)

  • Make required entries in the CBP Personnel Security Database(s). Entries include, but are not limited to creation of PSD suitability record, update of PSD suitability record, or upload of case evaluations/suitability recommendations

  • Prepare closing memoranda, required case evaluation of any derogatory and mitigating information found in investigative reports and generate the suitability and/or security recommendation. The case evaluation is in a report format, which will be provided to the contractor after award, for the adjudicative summary. Note: A federal employee/supervisor will review all recommendations submitted by the contractor prior to a final determination being rendered

  • Prepare and route final adjudications for imaging and retention in online records repository

 

 

Basic Qualifications & Skills:

All contractor employees are required to have a favorably adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) prior to commencing work on this contract and must also pass the additional internal checks performed by CBP PSD. All contractors supporting this contract must be U.S. citizens.

 

Must have a High School diploma or equivalent. Able to type a minimum of 45 wpm. Knowledge of software applications in a Windows environment

 

 

 

      

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