Zenetex LLC

Contractor Program Security Officer (CPSO)

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2020 3:49 PM)
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Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an opportunity for a detail oriented, motivated Contractor Program Security Officer for our Arlington, VA location at The Pentagon. This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active Top Secret/SCI.



This role will require the ability to work independently and establish and maintain working relationships with supervisors, colleagues, customers and other government agencies as needed. This role will also be responsible for all document control functions and procedures for secure operation of all materials and media. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop, train and maintain personnel on facility standard operating procedures (SOP) and other appropriate guidelines
  • Administer self- inspections for security audits and develop a corrective action plan
  • Perform duties as the Top Secret Control Officer including executing a TS accountability program and submitting inventory reports annually
  • Establish and maintain all office and security documents in accordance with government requirements and provide weekly updates to the customer
  • Manage Program Indoctrination and Debriefings. Assist obtaining information for PARs and review packages for accuracy
  • Maintain access control rosters and establish a visitor control program giving guidance to the Access Control Security Specialist (24/7/365 access)
  • Initiate, process, and maintain clearances through JPAS, scattered castles and other special access sites 
  • Oversee the Media Control plan which includes maintaining and submitting a current inventory of all media annually
  • Prepare, transmit, and maintain visit certification letters
  • Coordinate with customer security representative for processing and maintaining employee clearances
  • Responsible for document control functions and develops procedures to ensure all materials and media contain proper classification markings, wrapping, cover sheets, handling and transmission of classified data is in accordance with security guidelines. Prepare documents for external distribution and processing. Prepare receipts and assist with wrapping as needed
  • Establish and oversee specialized procedures for transmission of material by secure fax, courier and registered mail. Provide daily setup and operations of secure fax machines. Develop and maintain a log of outgoing/incoming material
  • Oversee escort duties to ensure mail retrieved weekly. Pick up mail as needed. Prepare courier authorization documentation. Perform courier services as needed
  • Conduct document control functions including developing and overseeing  receipt and dispatch requirements, organizing original and copies of documents, providing document holdings lists, managing and improving SIMS database, and assist in timely locating documents assigned to others/offices
  • Oversee and assist functions assigned to the Security Specialist
  • Assist with entering data into the physical security tracking database as needed
  • Manage the badging system which includes creating and inventoring badges, and ensuring maintenance is scheduled as needed
  • Manage and create annual security refresher training 


  • High School Diploma
  • TS with SCI(SSBI within 6 years)
  • 3 - 5 years’ of experience managing standard operating procedures and supporting Special Access Programs
  • Working knowledge of security manuals, directives, and Executive Orders (NISPOM, ICD 705, DOD Manuals/Instructions, etc.). 
  • Working knowledge of JPAS and Scattered Castles 
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience as Document Control or working knowledge of document control functions  
  • Experience as a Contract Program Security Officer or working knowledge of Program Security Officer functions

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Security Fundamentals Professional Certification desired 
  • Formal Special Access Program training 
  • Experience with SIMS or Automated Data Control Systems for documents 

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and a Top Secret/SCI 


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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