Sep 30, 2016

Site Access Manager/Specialist

Employer: PAE
Location:Multiple Locations, Iraq


This is a specialist position primarily based at PAE's initial Task Order (TO) location, the Baghdad Embassy Complex (BEC) in Iraq and will be associated with the Program Management Office (PMO). This position will ensure all security-site access responsibilities at the Embassy Complex are carried out and will support the additional Task Order locations as required by the Site Access Manager. This position reports to the Site Access Manager. This position will be responsible for the Embassy Complex O&M Task Orders and Iraq required access for employee badging, vetting, briefings, debriefings, security certificates, visas, LOA's and coordination with Washington, D.C. (WDC) support. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining LOA’s for all new employees including the processes for LOA renewals

Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining all required travel and entry/exit visas including the processes for renewals

Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining all required vetting including the processes for renewals

Will be the POC for and subject matter expert on obtaining badges for all employees including the processes for renewals

Will track and assist employees through coordination with the Site Access Manager to ensure all employee clearances are valid and current

Will process all clearance upgrade requests through the Site Access Manager

Will report Operational Security (OPSEC) violations immediately to the Site Access Manager and the O&M Embassy Complex Task Order Manager

Provide mandated OPSEC training to all cleared employees annually

Will act as the principle POC with the vetting department and with all badging issues

Will be responsible for notifying the Site Access Manager and the O&M Embassy Complex Task Order Manager regarding evaluated threat level notifications, security violations or breaches in security on the Task Order sites

May be required to give written and oral reports to employees and management and presentations to senior management and external senior level client personnel

Participates in weekly travel briefings and helps prepare travelers for their safety during their upcoming trips

Processes annual briefings to all cleared employees and debriefings to departing cleared employees

Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned



Five (5) plus years experience in an overseas environment a plus

Basic understanding of security clearance processing and badging principles

Clear understanding of the RSO vetting process for securing Task Order site badges

Working knowledge of the BISA system used in the employee vetting process

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality with sensitive information

Proficient in Windows Office Suite Computer Programs, especially WORD and Excel

Experience in living and working in a restrictive operational or military environment highly preferred

Must have the training background to give security instructional presentations

Must be independent and able to execute security directives concerning possible threats with minimal guidance and confidentiality


Education: High school diploma required. Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) experience and training preferred

Security Vetting : Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT); Must be able to maintain eligibility at the required MRPT level for the duration of the contract

Language Skills: Strong professional English communication skills, both oral and written

Citizenship: US Citizenship is required for this position

Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination

Relevant overseas contracting experience
Experience working with PAE
Prior experience working with visas, passports and other official documents
Prior experience working with government security agencies
Experience working with a multi-cultural employee population

Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in operating and supporting security functions at a large-scale overseas facility
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at one time and rapidly adapt to changing priorities and schedules
Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team
Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information

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.

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