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Personnel Security Officer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #532
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Provide administrative support to the FSO and CPSOs in all aspects of the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and other security-supported activities. The Personnel Security Officer is primarily responsible for all aspects of personnel security. This includes conducting pre-screenings for security clearances; initiating security clearances; assisting employees with completing security applications; review, track and monitor clearance processes and report progress to managers; establish and maintain employee security files; conduct fingerprinting; process incoming and outgoing visit requests; Reporting personal status changes, foreign travel, foreign contacts, and adverse information as required for cleared employees; support the Security Awareness Education Program.


Excellent skills in customer service. Ability to plan, schedule and arrange activities to accomplish objectives. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Prior industrial security experience, preferably in a multiple customer environment. Experience with Personnel Security in a SCI or SAP environment. Experience with JPAS, NISS, DISS, NCAISS and SIMS databases.

Completion of DSS CDSE FSO Program Management for Possessing Facilities. Ability to obtain and maintain additional security accesses and accounts.

High School diploma/GED and 2+ years of experience with Personnel Security.

Must be a US Citizen with an Active Top Secret clearance based on an investigation current within the last four years. Polygraph current within 5 years is desired.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Malibu, CA, USA