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Job #: R-00013556
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Evening
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

We are currently looking for an entry level Security Specialist to join our team in Manassas, VA. The security specialist personnel are responsible for controlling access, performing foot patrols and preserving order at program sites. They maintain quick and controlled responses to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threats, flooding, hazardous materials, etc. They will also provide specialized security measures for high value program assets. This is a full-time position working the 3:00pm - 11:00pm shift (Monday-Friday).

Primary Responsibilities
  • Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring logbook; issuing visitor badges.
  • Maintains safe and clean security reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Perform hourly foot patrols
  • Maintain secure environment integrity
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled security reporting requirements
  • Provide 5 minute or less response time to all incidents at assigned facility
  • Execute FOD sweeps during foot patrols
  • Execute FOD sign-in sheets, monitor active/inactive worksheets per shift
  • Escort visitors as assigned
  • Observe and report incidents captured via CCTV
  • Any other assigned tasks
  • Duty location may be re-assigned temporarily as operational requirements dictate
  • Ensure operation of all security equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements
  • Answer calls and investigate central service monitoring alerts
  • Learn, verify and execute JPAS VAR's and communicate with Leidos SCC


Basic Qualifications
  • High school diploma/GED (or agreement to complete a GED program within six months of hire) and 0-1 year of relevant experience.
  • A reliable means of transportation and communication (i.e., phone or pager)
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Willingness to participate in our pre-employment screening process (drug screen and background checks)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a minimum of Secret security clearance; clearable up to TS/SCI preferred


Preferred Qualifications
  • State of VA Guard Certification
  • Active Secret security clearance or higher


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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