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Background Investigator

POSITION: Background Investigator 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conduct federal background investigations and prepare reports of investigations in compliance with Federal Investigative Standards, all laws, and other required federal agency regulations. Work cases throughout the geographic area of responsibility and travel to various places of employment, residence and education institutions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • U.S. Citizenship;
  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 1 year within the last five (5) years of investigations experience at the federal, state, or local level of government;
  • Must have some mix of NBIB/DCSA/FIS Experience;
  • Reliable personal vehicle, valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record;
  • Willing to travel on temporary duty assignments as needed (by car or plane);
  • Successfully pass background checks and all required training;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence;
  • Ability to work in a MS Window based operating environment, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet and E-mail;
  • Current (within the last 2 years) Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or active Secret level security clearance based on an SSBI and able to obtain the required security clearance.

 Job Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Conduct in-person, one-on-one subject interviews to obtain factual information about the individual’s background and character, in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.
  • Obtain factual information from a variety of personal and record sources to produce a report of investigation that contains all pertinent facts of an individual’s background and character in accordance with agency guidelines and instructions.
  • Travel throughout the geographic area of responsibility to conduct investigations at various places of employment, residence, and education institutions as cases are assigned.
  •  Must be willing to travel in and around assigned location within 30-50 miles (or more) as needed
  • Engage in dialogue on a regular basis with managers and representatives at contractor facilities, various U. S. Government organizations, and law enforcement agencies to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
  • Adapt to changing situations and environments as they occur and be able to interact with people from all walks of life and socioeconomic levels.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills and exhibit professional demeanor in all situations.
  • Work load based on availability of cases in geographic area.
  • Some voluntary, temporary duty assignments in other areas of the country (typically 2-4 weeks at a time) are possible.
  • Other duties as required.

 Desired Experience and Education:

  • Office of Personnel Management investigator training.
  • Prior background investigations experience supporting government contracts.
  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
  • Current Top Secret clearance

BENEFITS:

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is typically based in the investigator’s home office as well as in the investigator’s personal vehicle traveling to various field locations to conduct interviews. Coverage area varies and could include some extended drives. Work hours vary depending on availability of leads and do not always fall within normal business hours, to include potential weekend hours or third-shift appointments.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires intermittent standing, writing/typing, walking, sitting, and driving throughout the workday, and may include for multiple hours.

 

Training Instructor

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The BSPOT (Basic Security Police Officer Training) Training Instructor provides instructional services to meet the Department of Energy – Headquarters unique needs in support of high-risk training activities. The instructor will provide expert skills and knowledge to deliver instruction to BSPOT students, focusing on ensuring students achieve the necessary skills mandated by the course curricula and course objectives. Instructors are required to evaluate students’ performance by verifying the students understanding of the course material, competency of learned skills, and the student’s ability to demonstrate applied knowledge.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • The instructor will provide expert skills and knowledge to deliver instruction to BSPOT students, focusing on ensuring students achieve the necessary skills mandated by the course curricula and course objectives.
  • The instructor shall maintain awareness of appropriate BSPOT references, subject matter doctrine, curricula for training courses, and instructor training guides.
  • Assess compliance with approved training procedures, safety precautions, and emergency procedures.
  • Document results and report to the Training Officer, with observations and recommendations.
  • Ensure all training mishaps are logged and reported appropriately.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: Applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college. Two (2) years of experience may be substituted for one year of post high school education.

 

Experience: Applicant must possess at least five (5) years of demonstrated experience and knowledge of law enforcement and security methodologies.  

 

Applicant must have completed a minimum of five (5) years as an instructor; Basic Instructor Training, First Aid/CPR Course; Job Analysis; Firearms Instructor Course; IMF; Curriculum Development; Ground Control Training; Lead Instructor; Supervisor Development; Live Fire Range Operations; and Dye Marking Cartridge Training

 

Clearance: At a minimum, the individual proposed must possess a DOE (L) security clearance or must meet the eligibility requirements that will reasonably ensure a DOE (L) clearance is obtained.

 

Training: Applicant must meet and maintain DOE Security Police Officer I standards as defined by 10 CFR 1046 and DOE Orders and Directives

Applicant must have demonstrated the ability to successfully complete the appropriate DOE NNSI certification courses for the position.

 

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday. 

Shift Instructor-Security

POSITION SUMMARY 

This position is responsible for the management of overall operational effectiveness of the dispatch center.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • The Protective Force (PF) is accepting applications for the position of Protective Force Shift Instructor / Administrative Supervisor.
  • The PF Shift Instructor provides course instruction to PF uniformed officers and support personnel to ensure knowledge, skills, abilities, and the desired level of proficiency is achieved and maintained in accordance with federal regulations, DOE directives, and PF policies and procedures.
  • The PF Shift Instructor must be willing to work a flexible schedule (to include nights and weekends) with varying hours at all DOE HQ facilities and approved training locations in order to meet the DOE HQ training mission and training requirements. 
  • The PF Shift Instructor will be expected to perform Supervisory functions to include but not limited to post audits and inspections, assist with day-to-day security operations, adhere to and enforce Protective Force Standards of performance and conduct as directed by Protective Force leadership. Applicant must be certified in Central Alarm Station (CAS) operations or meet requirements that reasonably assure the individual will be certified within 90 days of assuming the position.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Applicant must possess a DOE (L or Q) security clearance or meet requirements that reasonably assure a (Q) security clearance can be obtained and maintained.
  • Applicant must possess at least five years of demonstrated experience and knowledge of law enforcement or security methodologies.
  • Applicant must possess a DOE Security Police Officer (SPO) certification or meet requirements that reasonably assure a DOE SPO certification will be received in a timely manner.
  • Applicant must or should achieve a firearm qualification score of 270 or higher on their Basic Security Police Officer Training (BSPOT) firearm qualification (Recommended / Optional)
  • Applicant must successfully complete the appropriate DOE certification courses for the instructor position (e.g., BIT = Basic Instructor Training and IFIC= Intermediate Force Instructor (Defensive Tactics) Certification)
  • Applicants must successfully complete the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR & AED Instructor Certification Course
  • It is recommended that the applicant have the ability to successfully complete the DOE Firearms Instructor Certification (FIC) Course
  • It is recommended that the applicant have previous experience as an instructor to include teaching, testing and evaluating students on various Protective Force security systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Applicants must have strong writing skills and be able to develop various documents using Microsoft Office tools and applications.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS 

 

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours some extended, or weekend hours may be required.   

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

 

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday.   

 

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Shift Sergeant

Position Summary

Shift Sergeant (SGT)

Location Assigned: Germantown, MD and Forrestal Building, Washington, DC

Shift Sergeants perform administrative duties and supervise the Protective Force employees who provide access controls and protect the premises, facilities, property and personnel utilized by the Department of Energy in performing missions for the United States Government. Applicants with former military, civilian law enforcement or armed/unarmed security experience are encouraged to apply. Marksmanship experience is highly preferred as semi-annual firearms qualifications with a minimum standard score of 80% is required. Applicants must be U.S citizens and have a valid driver’s license. A rigorous background investigation including criminal history check, credit check, pre-employment drug screening, physical and psychological examinations will be conducted. Due to the armed nature of the position, personnel with arrests for domestic violence or who are the subject of a protective order will not be considered.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first line supervisor to Operations security employees
  • Daily inventory and accountability of equipment
  • Conduct On-shift Performance Assessments, tactical exercises, and post audits
  • Command and control of security events
  • Provide support to Protective Force employees conducting access control duties
  • Assist Shift Supervisor, Central Alarm Station personnel, and management as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Applicant must possess a high school diploma, or its state recognized equivalent.
  • Experience: Applicant must have demonstrated two (2) years of experience in providing advice and assistance to management in the area of security police officer operations or has demonstrated supervisory skills.
  • Clearance: At a minimum, the individual proposed must possess a DOE (Q) security clearance or must meet the eligibility requirements that will reasonably ensure a DOE (Q) clearance is obtained.
  • Training: Applicant must meet and maintain DOE Security Police Officer I standards as defined by 10 CFR 1046 and DOE Orders and Directives.
  • Applicant must be certified in Central Alarm Station (CAS) operations or meet certification requirements within 90 days of assuming the position
  • Applicant must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written Applicant must possess working knowledge of the protection of classified information, facilities, property and other assets.
  • Applicant must successfully complete or must have completed a DOE approved, or equivalent, Supervisor Development

Benefits

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

Working Conditions

Work is typically based inside a busy government facility with some outside work on the facility grounds. Work hours are 12-hour shifts, days or nights, to include weekends and holidays.

 

Physical Requirements

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires extended standing, walking, sitting, squatting, and bending throughout the workday. Required to perform physical training twice per week.

 

 

Security Police Officer

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Security Police Officers protect the premises, facilities, property and personnel utilized by the Department of Energy in performing missions for the United States Government.  Applicants with former military, civilian law enforcement or armed/unarmed security experience are encouraged to apply.  Marksmanship experience is highly preferred as semi-annual firearms qualifications with a minimum standard score of 80% is required. Applicants must be U.S citizens and have a valid driver’s license.  A rigorous background investigation including criminal history check, credit check, pre-employment drug screening, physical and psychological examinations will be conducted. Due to the armed nature of the position, personnel with arrests for domestic violence or who are the subject of a protective order will not be considered.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Access control, foot patrols, vehicle patrols, medical emergency response
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:  Applicant must possess a high school diploma, or its state recognized equivalent.
  • Experience:  None (must successfully pass DOE BSPOT course).
  • Clearance:  At a minimum, the individual must possess a DOE (L) security clearance or must meet the eligibility requirements that will reasonably ensure a DOE (L) clearance is obtained.
  • Training:  Applicant must meet and maintain DOE Security Police Officer I standards as defined by 10 CFR 1046 and DOE Orders and Directives.
  • Applicant must be capable of communicating effectively both in oral and written form.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated the ability to write reports and observations clearly and concisely.
  • Prior armed security, law enforcement, and military experience preferred.

 

BENEFITS

 

Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Work is typically based inside a busy government facility with some outside work on the facility grounds.  Work hours are 12-hour shifts, days or nights, to include weekends and holidays. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires extended standing, walking, sitting, squatting, and bending throughout the workday.  Required to perform physical training twice per week.