Zenetex LLC

  • Access Control Security Specialist/ Watchstander

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2020 4:16 PM)
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  • Position Overview

    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. Our Security Practice provides holistic, integrated security protection for government agencies and their industry partners enabling compliance with challenging security requirements. Using advanced technology, approved processes, and procedures, our highly skilled personnel provide systematic protection of physical assets, Intellectual Property, and malicious intrusion of computer-stored information.


    We have an immediate opportunity for an Access Control Security Specialist/ Watchstander to support multiple efforts at our customer site in Columbia, MD. In this position, you will be responsible for providing access security within a secured facility; watching for irregularities such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and any emergency situations. The working hours will be 2:00 - 10:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI clearance; we are unable to consider candidates who do not hold this level of clearance. 



    Following the guidelines outlined in the Access Control SOP, the Access Control Security Specialist will peform the following duties:

    • Monitor CCTV system, watching for irregularities and reporting suspicious activity or emergencies to Lead CPSO
    • Ensure all visitors are signed in and accesses verified by the Registry office personnelInvestigate alarms and work with FSO on resolving Alarm System malfunctions
    • Sound the alarm in cases of emergencies and notify the necessary personnel and/or authorities
    • Perform all visitor access procedures to include: developing daily access lists; greeting visitors; validating visitor identity; issuing visitor badges; and coordinating visitor activity
    • Complete, maintain, and annotate anomalies in all visitor logs and databases. Conduct and log random entry/exit inspections inventory badges at shift turnover, and provide discrepancy reports
    • Responsible for identification badge system: creating badges, entering new personnel in systems and issuing proximity cards, removing personnel as needed, running reports, and reviewing daily alarm reports
    • Maintain the DMP alarm system and update logs to show users or delete users, enter or remove personnel from the DMP alarm box as necessary
    • Develop, maintain, and train personnel in facility opening and closing procedures 
    • Issue Datawatch cards to personnel, track cards and update logs when issued and returned
    • Conduct random patrols around the facility
    • Assist in wrapping material per JAFAN requirements
    • Assist with security administration and with the preparation of security material/documents 
    • Safeguard customer property and perform escort duties as required
    • Ensuring all spaces are secure, to include verifying security containers are locked and SF 701s are complete  


    • High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in the Security field are required
    • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively both orally and in writing
    • Ability to maintain accurate records 
    • Ability to react quickly and appropriately in emergency situations

    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 Top Secret/SCI clearance

    ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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