Physical Security Specialist
PURPOSE: To assist in on-site disposal and render safe operations of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and related forensic material. Assist with evidence submissions (including the assessment of the safety of that evidence), equipment maintenance and inventory, and evidence documentation.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Case management: receipt; final resolution; assignment to appropriate units; tracking; management of incoming cases and evidence submissions; coordination of work to complete analyses; scheduling; monitoring of data pertaining to chain of custody, evidence type and exam type.
Inventory and documentation: physical movement of evidence from unit to unit; administrative reviews of technical analyses; production of photographic documentation of evidence for case work.
Oral and written reports and publications.
Assist in on-site disposal and render safe operations of IEDs and related forensic material; explosives handling; safety checks for new evidence submissions; x-ray interpretation; IED construction; device reconstruction; laboratory examinations.
Research as required.
High school diploma or equivalent and a graduate of a formal Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) training course of instruction; prefer an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline (chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, industrial safety, etc.) from and accredited university/college. Prefer a minimum of two (2) years recent experience working with on-site disposal and render safe operations of military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and/or commercial Unexploded Ordnance (UXO). For three of the five (5) years immediately prior to applying for the specific contract position, the individual must have 1) resided in the United States; 2) worked for the United States overseas in a Federal or military capability; or 3) be a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas. These individuals must, however, be United States citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens. Must have experience in handling IEDS: identifying explosive compounds, mixtures and residues, and IED components. Must have demonstrated knowledge of pertinent technology, to include experience in setting-up and operating x-ray equipment and interpreting x-rays. Must also have training in evidence handling protocols. Must have the ability to use simple hand tools for measurements, as well as the ability to follow established explosive safety procedures. Basic knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Adobe Acrobat necessary. Must have excellent verbal and written skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license for the state in which he/she resides. Must be able to drive and operate a forklift and other warehouse equipment. Must be able to lift and carry items weighing approximately 25 lbs. Must be able to perform strenuous physical tasks in loading and storing explosives which are contained in storage containers, on pallets, or in heavy containers. Work occasionally requires long periods of standing and walking with periods of stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Subject to noise and fumes from test operations. Exposure also includes the possibility of explosions or burning items which are experimental, defective, or operating at the limits of their capability. Protective clothing, such as specially treated overalls, safety shoes, and safety glasses are required at work at various times. An active or reinstatable TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance is required for this position.
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