Department:OperationsLocation:Washington, DC, USA
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Employment Type:Full-Time

Mid Atlantic Professionals, Inc. (dba SSI) is an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), providing cleared professionals and solutions since 2002 for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (DOS), Special Operations (SOF), Intelligence Community (IC), Law Enforcement, Healthcare Community, and other government agencies. As a prime contractor, we manage and staff large-scale and complex contracts in over 45 states, 5 continents, and 22 countries throughout 80 government installations. We have been awarded over 400 contract and task order award wins over the past 18 years and made the 2013-2017 Inc. 500/5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Core services we provide include, but are not limited to, Intelligence & Language, Security and Facilities, Training and Exercise Support, Program Management, Administrative and Professional, Healthcare Support, and Information Technology.

SSI recognizes that our employees are our most valuable assets, and we will recruit and search for the brightest and most talented individuals available. As with our customers, we are dedicated to providing our employees with a valuable and rewarding experience and continued growth. SSI is looking for motivated, skilled, and qualified personnel to join our family. We provide highly competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information at

This position will be stationed in Saudi Arabia (Prince Sultan Air Base).

Essential Functions & Responsibilities/Description:

  • Conduct screenings, complete reports and do all necessary background checks on locally employed persons screened.
  • Screening: A screening consists of an in-depth interview using a standardized interview method supported/approved by the Installation Access Application (IAA) and AFOSI; records checks; and biometric enrollment. The Screener uses equipment furnished by the government to include NRTIO biometrics, PCASS, and CELLEX equipment at each site. Sites work in concert with the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS), Site Security Manager (SSM), and necessary biometrics databases in order to accomplish required screenings.
  • Screening Process: The Screener conducts the screening process in accordance with (IAW) applicable USCENTCOM and USAFCENT security directives and the established standard operating procedures (SOPs). The Screener uses Site-specific SOPs, based on the local environment, the host nation processes, applicable U.S. or host nation requirements or laws, and needs of the locally supported AFOSI units.
  • Screening Preparation: The Site Lead receives notification of newly hired contractor employees or other persons requiring access from the installation contracting office or local command authorities. Additional interviews and screening efforts may be required as determined by the local AFOSI supported unit. The Screener prepares for the specific screening accordingly.
  • Screening Methodology: The Screener conducts screening interviews IAW the SOPs used and approved by U.S. Government representatives (Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), with the overall intent of identifying applicants that pose a risk to U.S., Coalition or Host Nation forces. Screeners structure their interviews to create a professional and respectful environment. Screeners use rapport building techniques to build trust with the applicant. It is important that the applicant understands the purpose of the interview and how the information from the interview will be used.
  • Reporting Results: The Screener prepares and submits reports of screening results which are then sent to the respective AFOSI and installation security/force protection offices, if derogatory information is discovered, as prescribed by the local AFOSI Commander.
  • Safeguarding Information: The Screener always safeguards all information and information systems with applicable guidance and rules set forth by the U.S. Government, Department of Defense and installation security office. Information derived from the operation of a LEP screening cell is the property of the U.S. Government and is safeguarded IAW classification and applicable guidance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Candidates must satisfy one of the following:
    • DoD Civilian equivalent of AFOSI (AFSC 7S071)
    • Naval Criminal Investigative Service
    • Army CID
    • USAF AFSC 3P0X1 (Security Forces) with four (4) years law enforcement or investigations experience
    • USA MOS 35L/M, 180A, 18F, 35E (Strategic Debriefer or individual with similar skill set) with a minimum of four (4) years field experience (not including training time)
  • Must have experience with screening, screening tasks and/or investigative questioning techniques and knowledge of SIPRNet search engines and database retrieval tools, such as QueryTree and M3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overseas deployment experience
  • Screeners with secondary and tertiary language abilities are highly desired

SSI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that treats all employees and applicants equally without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate. SSI complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the EEO is the LAW poster. You can view SSI's EEO Policy. SSI does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. We comply with all laws and regulations set forth in the Pay Transparency poster.

As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, SSI is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us at (301) 540-8864. If you are a disabled individual or disabled Veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact us at or call (301) 540-8864.

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