Personnel Security Specialist Job Description

A personnel security specialist is a professional who is a subject matter expert who designs, develops, and manages physical and electronic security programs.

A personnel security specialist is usually a subject matter expert who designs, develops, and manages physical and electronic security programs.

The security specialist employs knowledge of security concepts, policies, and methodologies as well as the refined technical skills necessary to develop policy and procedures.

Personnel security specialists are often called upon to evaluate the risks posed by advanced technologies (e.

g.

, biometrics).

Personnel security specialists typically provide advice, direction, and oversight to the security staff.

They oversee and actively participate in developing

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Personnel Security Specialist who can help us ensure that our employees are safe and secure. This person will be responsible for conducting background checks, assessing security risks, and developing security protocols. The ideal candidate will have experience in the security field and a strong commitment to protecting our employees.

Personnel Security Specialist Duties:

  • Ensure that all personnel security related matters [e.g., background checks, fingerprinting, etc.] are completed in a timely and effective manner
  • Assure that personnel security standards are maintained
  • Oversee that the personnel security office is in compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with law enforcement, military, and other government agencies
  • Maintain and supervise personnel security records database
  • Provide support and training to employees

Personnel Security Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Search and interview applicants, conduct background investigations, identify and screen potential candidates, and assist with retention and selection of key personnel
  • Maintain employee records, including performance, compensation, and attendance, as well as reference checks, job evaluations, and employee discipline
  • Perform all functions of Human Resources, including compensation, benefits, and staffing
  • Conduct employee wellness programs, including coaching, counseling, and mediation
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct training programs for new and existing employees
  • Oversee recruiting and hiring process

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience conducting background investigations
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain security plans
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and security practices
  • Knowledge of computer applications and office automation systems
  • Ability to work independently

We at Company Name believe that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success. We therefore encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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