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PSI Jobs

PSI is always looking to enhance its staff with professional, talented individuals. If you are interested in applying to any open positions please click 'Apply Now' under one of the positions below to fill an Request For Employment Form. All interested person(s) are also considered for future employment opportunities. If one of the current positions below does not interest you, but you would still like to be considered for future employment opportunities, fill out the General Request For Employment Form.

Current Positions

Position TitleLocationAgency/Contract
AdjudicatorRockville, MDHealth & Human Services
Armed Security Officer (PT) Yorktown, VAUS Coast Guard
Security Assistant (Part-Time)Germantown, MDDOE-HSS
Workflow Coordinator/Child Abuse and Neglect AdminRockville, MD/Washington, DCHealth & Human Services
Workflow Coordinator/Fingerprint TechRockville, MD/Washington, DCHealth & Human Services

Adjudicator
Rockville, MD, Health & Human Services
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Job Description

Provide administrative and clerical support necessary to assist the OSSI staff with their daily operations.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Punctual.
  • Discrete.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
Responsibilities
  • Screen, review and evaluate completed "issue" and "non-issue" reports of investigation to include: National Agency Checks with Inquiries(NACIs), Access Nationals Agency Checks with Inquiries (ANACI's), Limited Background Investigations(LBI's), Minimum Background Checks (MBI's) and Single Scope Background Investigations (SSBI's).
  • Identify and analyze derogatory and mitigating information for suitability.
  • Request support documentation from applicant related to financial, criminal, or other matters as required.
  • Prepare detailed adjudicative analytical summaries recommending further course of action for processing with supporting rationale.
  • Manage and prepare for government signature requests for additional information and Letter of Interrogatory (LOI's).
  • Manage caseload with appropriate follow-up based on government timelines.
  • Review appeals and reconsideration requests and prepare a summary of recommended findings.
Education & Work Experience
  • Background Investigation (BI) - Public Trust Position (Level 6).
  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience in personnel security.
  • Two years of experience adjudicating suitability and security background investigations.
  • Successful completion of an accredited Basic and Advanced Suitability Adjudication Course (subject to waiver under certain circumstances).
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and knowledge of processing EQUIP.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Armed Security Officer (PT)
Yorktown, VA, US Coast Guard
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Job Description

Performs protective and enforcement duties to ensure the safety of personnel the protection of government property. Responds to emergency conditions, such as fire, safety hazards, threats to life and/or property, etc. Patrols the interior and perimeter of property for potential safety and/or security risks and/or undesirable conditions.

Duration Contract Duration
Requirements
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical, physical fitness test and drug screening.
  • Must be able to read and understand printed regulations, written orders and instructions.
  • Must be able to compose reports.
  • Must be able available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to demonstrate use of an issue Beretta M92 (9mm) firearm and pass required range qualification.
  • Must be able to work different shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Must be available on short notice.
Required Skills
  • Must have current OC Spray certification.
  • Must have current baton/ASP certification.
  • Must have 75E Security Officer Handgun qualification in 9mm or 40 cal.
  • Must have 01E Security Officer Core Subjects certification.
  • Must have 05E Armed Security Arrest Authority certification.
Responsibilities
  • Maintain duty logs, reports and incident files regarding patrols.
  • Process visitors for access to facility.
  • Perform inspection of facilities.
  • Respond to alarm notifications and emergencies.
Education & Work Experience
  • Completion of a Military Police, Civilian or Federal Law enforcement academy or curriculum.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Security Assistant (Part-Time)
Germantown, MD, DOE-HSS
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Job Description

Security Assistant supporting the Office of Headquarters Personnel Security Operations at the Department of Energy (DOE) in Germantown, MD which provides a comprehensive Security Program for the DOE Headquarters.  The position serves primarily as an Adjudicator, reviewing case files and providing a recommendation to the Federal staff regarding whether or not an individual is worthy of being granted a security clearance.  The position requires access to highly classified/restricted/sensitive information and demands the highest degree of public trust. 

* This is a ‘part-time position, working two days a week, with the possibility of moving to full-time in the future.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commonly applied security principles, concepts, and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of criteria and techniques in personnel security to analyze well defined questions, issues and conditions; and knowledge of standardized applications or established variations in security procedures and regulations with regard to processing personnel security cases.
  • Working knowledge of the DOE Personnel Security Program including knowledge of the DOE security principles for handling Personnel Identifiable Information and Classified Information. 
  • Ability to perform a range of standard/technical/clerical tasks including basic screening and analysis of security issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and advancing personnel security program related computer hardware and software.
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in maintaining and manipulating electronic data, and office-computer related skills to include the use of: database, word processing, spreadsheet and other common office software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited guidance.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and subject areas.
Responsibilities
  • Review and analyze investigative reports and personal security files of applicants needing DOE security clearances and current employees up for reinvestigation of their current security clearances, some being more complex than others.
  • Prepare Case Evaluation Summaries and make recommendations as to whether employees meet the applicable Regulation and Adjudication Guideline requirements to ensure that granting a security clearance to the individual would be in the best interest of national security.
  • Orchestrate the interview process including the scheduling, preparation of interview questions, follow-up of requested information from interviewee, reviewing recording of interview, requesting transcription (if necessary) and writing the final Case Evaluation Summary.
  • Enter data into the Personal Security File Tracking (PSFT) and Central Personnel Clearance Index (CPCI) databases.
  • Provide the analytical summary of the investigative reports to Federal Program Managers for approval.
  • Work independently, managing assigned case load for screenings within the guidelines of the client.
  • Provide advice and assistance to the personnel security program.
Education & Work Experience

Applicant must either possess an associate degree from an accredited university or college and have one year of directly related experience in a personnel security program or a high school diploma or state equivalent and two years directly related work experience in a personnel security program.

Security Clearance

Must have a Q clearance.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Workflow Coordinator/Child Abuse and Neglect Admin
Rockville, MD/Washington, DC, Health & Human Services
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Job Description

Provide administrative and clerical support necessary to assist the ACF/ORR staff with the reunification of undocumented  minors with sponsors. The daily operations are located at the Rockville, MD and Washington, DC facilities.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Punctual.
  • Discrete.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Experience working with senior government management personnel.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and document scanning.
Responsibilities
  • Communicate with ACF personnel.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Assist specialists with case load.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must pass requirements for pre-employment screeening and background investigations.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)



Workflow Coordinator/Fingerprint Tech
Rockville, MD/Washington, DC, Health & Human Services
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Job Description

Provide administrative and clerical support necessary to assist the ACF/ORR staff with the reunification of undocumented  minors with sponsors. The daily operations are located a the Rockville and Washington, DC facilities.

Duration Contract
Requirements
  • Punctual.
  • Discrete.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Professional appearance.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Experience working with senior government management personnel.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and document scanning.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for fingerprinting customers.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and accept directives.
  • Responsible for interviewing sponsors.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish).
Education & Work Experience
  • Associates Degree.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must pass requirements for pre-employment screening and background investigations.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Protection Strategies Incorporated takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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3-5 min. to complete (est.)