Personnel Security Manager
Pantex Plant
 Amarillo, TX

Posting Title

Personnel Security Manager

Posting Start Date



Organization: Safeguards and Security

Job Family: Security Operations

Job Specialty: Personnel Security

Job Ladder: Supervisors and Managers (SM)

Career Level: Manager


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Specific Job Responsibilities

Serves as a Personnel Security Supervisor for the following areas: Citizenship, Argus access control system, Security Awareness, and Classified/unclassified Visit Control, Citizenship, HSPD-12 and LSSO (Local Site Specific Only) Badging, SD 206.2 implementation, and Access Authorization (Clearance Processing). Performs oversight and other work activities serving as the Personnel Security Manager in all areas of Personnel Security. Maintains accountability of all federal and contractor NCSA and FBI personnel badges. When necessary, prepares access and badge requests, schedules initial security briefings and other required training, and ensures all investigative personnel have appropriate access to Pantex facilities in order to perform interviews and background investigations based on badge requests provided by NPO. Ensures access is appropriately dispositioned when access changes, or when access is no longer required. Performs duties including, but not limited to: HSPD-12 program role holder as directed by management, resolves duplicate records, performs card actions, and suspends or terminates HSPD-12 credentials. Ensures hearing witnesses at Pantex are appropriately badged with a DOE or visitor badge for access. Performs as a Safety Manager to ensure team members conduct all duties in a safe manner. As needed, conducts presentations, safety pauses, and other activities to emphasize the importance of maintaining a safe work environment.

Leads visit control and Security Awareness personnel ensuring regulatory requirements are met and properly processed. Manages data to constantly evaluate effectiveness. Implements DOE Personnel Security directives; develops Pantex and CNS integrated policy and procedures that implement Personnel Security requirements. Interacts with S&S senior leadership, NPO Personnel Security, and other customers as required. Handles personnel matters associated with work groups. Interviews, hires or makes hiring recommendations, evaluates performance, coaches, counsels, rewards and disciplines employees, as appropriate, and trains and develops staff. Requires the ability to manage numerous complex tasks simultaneously. Must possess flexibility and adaptability to quickly shift from one task to another as priorities change during the course of the day. An understanding of Pantex site, mission, operations, and geography is essential.

Job Knowledge & Training

Required Knowledge and Training:

Fifteen or more years of relevant education, training, and/or progressive experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years-of-experience requirements for this posting.

Preferred Knowledge and Training:

The ability to maintain commitment to the job, teamwork, creativity, problem solving abilities, attention to detail, flexibility, demonstrated skill compiling and analyzing data

Demonstrated skill presenting information clearly and effectively through the oral and written word

Computer skills, management techniques, and a thorough knowledge of DOE directive requirements in protection program operations

Demonstrated initiative and discretion under limited supervision

Demonstrated ability to relate to others, build rapport, and establish positive working relationships

Demonstrated proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

The ability to function efficiently during high-pressure situations

Strong interpersonal skills to allow for interaction with a wide variety of individuals include DOE/NNSA HQs personnel

Demonstrated knowledge of requirements, practices, techniques and standards

Demonstrated knowledge of DOE Orders

Demonstrated ability to apply practical knowledge to daily operations

Demonstrated ability to multi-task

Demonstrated ability to comprehend written and oral instructions

Demonstrated ability to present information in a clear and concise manner

Education & Relevant Experience

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of seven years of relevant experience. Minimum four years of supervisor experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or Management or degree acceptable to management with a minimum of seven years of relevant experience. Minimum four years of supervisor experience..


The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Required Specific Job Knowledge & Training. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.

If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level, and internal applicants in higher Career Levels may be considered, on an exception basis, to come across laterally based on the applicant’s education and experience, and the scope of work being performed in the role.

Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy “Q“ clearance is required.

Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.



Employment Fraction


Pantex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

//U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for all jobs at Pantex. Candidates selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. In addition, selection and placement into this position may be conditioned upon the candidate's successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, and other requirements necessary for participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). CNS-PANTEX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. //

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