Zenetex LLC

Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) - Journeyman

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2020 3:37 PM)
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US-VA-Fort Belvoir
Program Security

Position Overview

Contractor Program Security Officer  (CPSO) -  Fort Belvoir, Virginia


ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. “Because Service Matters” is our corporate cultural philosophy that brings total focus to both our employees and our customers. With this simple philosophy, we have become a trusted business partner of both federal and commercial clients. “Because Service Matters” is our corporate cultural philosophy that brings total focus to both our employee and customer. 


A brand new contract award has created the opportunity for a Contractor Program Security Officer; this position will support a government agency located in Fort Belvoir, VA. The CPSO will develop and implement multi-disciplined security program for complex, major acquisition programs and must be knowledgeable of personnel, industrial, physical, IT/IA, and information security principles.


We are offering a generous sign-on bonus, as well as a generous EXTERNAL referral bonus. Please contact stephanie.st.peter@zenetex.com to learn more! 


  • Provide all facets of program security administration in support of program initiatives, to include personnel, physical, information, industrial, and SCI security
  • Prepare Co-Utilization Agreements (CUAs), Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), and Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs) for review and approval
  • Develop and review SOPs; maintain SOP facility folder
  • Participate in self-inspection activities
  • Conduct security oversight inspections and staff assistance visits (SAVs); prepare inspection or SAV reports, monitor progress of corrective actions
  • Attend program meetings as security representative
  • Perform Program indoctrination briefings, refresher training, and debriefings
  • Manage Program Access Request (PAR) program to include preparing PARs, letters of compelling need (LOCNs), indoctrination agreements (SAPIAs); reviewing Pre-Screening Questionnaires (PSQs) and templates, and personnel financial statements (PFS)
  • Manage adverse information, foreign contact, and foreign travel reports
  • Verify and update Program Access Rosters
  • Prepare and maintain personnel security files (PSFs)
  • Prepare, transmit, and receive visitor access requests (VARs); verify visitor clearances
  • Assist the program manager with annual program access validations
  • Update security management database to document personnel accesses, debriefs, and suspensions
  • Provide guidance and oversight to defense contractors
  • Prepare, review and coordinate DD 254s
  • Provide day-to-day security management and oversight of the SAPFs/SCIFs
  • Review Fixed Facility Checklists (FFCs) and make corrective recommendations
  • Implement all applicable requirements to maintain Facility Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Maintain all required facility paperwork and accreditations and coordinate tests, inspections, and repairs of program facilities
  • Ensure proper handling and marking of classified materials
  • Account for all TS Material; maintain TSCO Logbook 
  • Inventory and label all existing media within facility
  • Perform document control functions such as document receipt/dispatch, secure fax transmissions
  • Develop security plans and procedures for safeguarding classified information
  • Conduct annual inventory of accountable classified material
  • Assist with the Security Awareness and Education program; reviews inspection results to correlate training products and priorities
  • Monitor security incidents
  • Identify and requisition equipment and supply needs


  • Must have 3-10 years of experience as a Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO) with at least 3 cumulative years in an acquisition program. The last program-related position must be within the last nine months
  • Bachelor's degree, or a combination of lower-level education, formal training and experience beyond the Journeyman baseline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Experience with the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and Defense Information System for Security (DISS) required
  • Must have the ability for CONUS travel approximately two weeks per year (up to 25%)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD TS/SCI clearance. 

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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