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Job #: R-00105003
Location: Port Hueneme, CA
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking an Access Control Specialist to lead administrative efforts for the Overlord/Medium Unmanned Surface Vessel (M/OUSV) program at Port Hueneme, Ventura County, CA. This is a Remote position with potential for up to 10% travel to the location.

We are expecting award in March 2023.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating base and vessel access, CAC processing, form 5512 processing, travel coordination for USV crew, administration of crew qualifications and certifications, and coordinating submission of security clearance applications. 

  • Will report to the Operations Lead but will also support the M/OUSV program manager and deputy. 

  • Required to coordinate with government employees, both civilian and uniformed, as well as contractor functional leads and vessel operations personnel.    

  • Submit visit requests for base and vessel access.

  • Processing Common Access Cards (CAC) for all program employees.

  • Track and report program administrative requirements, Training, Certifications, and Qualifications.

  • Coordinate travel for Leidos vessel operations personnel.

  • Process Expense Reports and Timecard submission as required for vessel operations personnel.  

  • Assist Facility Security Officer (FSO) with processing applications for security clearance applications.

  • Onboard new hires.

  • Build and maintain employee and customer contact lists.

  • Preparing for Program Reviews.

  • Processing visit requests.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of progressive work experience in a Navy life cycle sustainment program or a similarly complex operational environment; Master’s degree and 2+ years’ experience. Four additional years of related experience will be acceptable in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Three years of experience processing visit requests and re-initiation of security clearances in DOD approved security systems (Joint Personnel Adjudications System (JPAS) / Defense Information Security System (DISS)).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • US Citizenship is required with ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance.

  • Familiar with Leidos finance and expense reporting applications and processes such as Concur, Workday, and Deltek.

  • Experience using SharePoint and MS Project.

  • Willing to travel up to 10%.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $59,150.00 - $91,000.00 - $122,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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