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Jacobs Assistant Facility Security Officer(AFSO) - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking an Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) is responsible for implementing the industrial security program and ensuring the company and customer security requirements are met. The FSO requires expertise in all disciplines of the industrial security field. This position will be required to interface with all levels of department, division, and government management, personnel and maintain the skills to cultivate relationships for optimal contract security performance.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Interface with all levels of Jacobs personnel and government management personnel to ensure contract security compliance with 32 CFR, Part 117, NISPOM, DCSA Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM), Department of Defense Contract Security Classification Specification (DD254), and Program Classification Guides.

  • Lead self-inspections, and participate in government telephonic and in-person reviews and inspections. Produce finished documentation e.g., reports, plan of actions and milestones, policy and procedure development, security designs, training programs, and assessments, and maintain data compliance in DISS.

  • Maintain security program compliance to include managing NISS facility profiles, submitting changed conditions packages, FCL Sponsorship packages, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) ATO packages.

  • Make critical security decisions and implement security procedures that prevent unauthorized access to company and/or government facilities or information, take independent action when warranted or in the absence of the senior leadership, and bring security risks to the attention of the Security Director and General Manager/Program Manager.

  • Provide clear guidance to company employees and recommend modifications to operations policies or procedures as appropriate. Provide research and technical support to projects, produce solutions and documentation, and monitor project tasks and schedules. Work as a team player, demonstrate flexibility and excellent organizational skills.

  • Manage COMSEC-related duties and responsibilities under CNSSI no. 4005, Safeguarding COMSEC Facilities and Materials

  • Oversee 1-2 employees within the security department. Demonstrate leadership and decision-making ability within the scope of the position. Exhibit mentoring, team building, and coaching ability.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: TS with the ability to obtain up to a TS/SCI

Educational Requirements: BS/BA preferred or equivalent experience/combined education

Certification Requirements: N/A

Experience Requirements:

  • Expert working knowledge of the NISPOM Rule, and other relevant DoD security guidance as well as strong working knowledge of DISS, SWIFT, NISS, and e-QIP

  • Experience in processing SF-86, SF-312, NATO, Security Investigations, and Periodic Reinvestigations

  • Thorough working knowledge of Insider Threat Program (training and preferably experience with managing/supporting such programs)

  • Experience conducting security incident inquiries and writing investigation reports

  • Commitment to security - creating and delivering the highest value to customers

  • Strong understanding of Physical Security requirements to include collateral Open Storage and Restricted Areas

  • Experience creating and conducting initial security briefings, debriefings, indoctrinations, pre/post foreign travel briefings, and refresher briefings

  • Ability to develop and establish an effective security awareness, training, and education program. Assist in executing the requirements set forth in a Technology Control Plan (TCP) for foreign visitors

  • Excellent customer service skills and strong professional demeanor and interpersonal skills. Desire to be an active contributor to the success of the mission

  • Ability to work independently, juggle competing workloads and demands, and adapt to changing priorities with a sense of urgency in a dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed STEPP/DCSA required FSO, DISS, eMASS, and Insider Threat training

  • COMSEC experience required. Must have COMSEC Custodian certificate or be able to attend and complete IAEC-2112 COMSEC Training Course six months after being appointed as Alternate COMSEC Account Manager

  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification

  • Experience developing and implementing OPSEC plans

  • Knowledge of Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems

  • Resourceful in solving problems and continuous improvement

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is mandatory.

  • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts

  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions


  • Continental and overseas travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

This position is expected to pay $55,000-$70,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)