PAE, Inc Personnel Security Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Personnel Security Assistant

Personnel Security Assistant

Assists in and initiates background investigations. Manages receipt of security documents submitted from contractor applicants. Conducts fingerprinting procedures; initiates contact with personal references, employers of applicants, and appointees for use in pre-employment suitability inquiries. Verifies the appropriate level of background investigation being requested, and ensures all documents required for suitability processing have been completed and included in the individual files. Receives telephone calls and greets visitors to the office. Prepares, submits, monitors, and updates computer tracking systems concerning appropriate case material. Serves as a source of reference and guidance for staff members regarding the monitoring and maintenance of case-material.

This contract is performance based and the position is needed to help meet the standards set forth in the Performance Work Statement in the contract.

Required Qualifications:

Functional Responsibility: In conjunction with the provision of professional security and/or intelligence services, functions as administrative assistant for an office or program. Provides administrative support functions such as: preparing final correspondence, reports and other published material; preparing briefing material; maintaining program files; supporting budget and finance functions; and executing administrative operating processes and procedures.

Minimum Experience & Education: With a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree this position requires one year of experience. With a High School Diploma this position requires two years of relevant experience performing administrative support functions. With no degree, three years of relevant experience performing administrative support functions. is required. Must be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience using word processing and desktop publishing application software and hardware is preferable.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Must be organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills

• Must possess experience using word processing and desktop publishing application software and hardware.

• A high school diploma or equivalency is required.

• All applicants must be able to obtain a DHS security clearance and position requires U.S. citizenship.

• Ability to use Microsoft Office Programs

• Position hours are from 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm shift. Shift hours are non-negotiable.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.