This position is located in the ARNG State Area Command (STARC) Headquarters. Plans, Operations, and Military support Branch of the Plans, Operations, and Training Office (POTO). The Purpose of this position is to serve as a Security specialist and as a point of contact on intelligence matters.
--Serves as a state Security Monitor. Coordinates security and intelligence matters to include review of state directives and regulations. These programs are complex in nature involving extremely Intricate and detailed procedures to protect federal property and classified defense Information. Provides threat briefings for overseas travel.
--Implements security regulations through spot-checks or random sampling of classified defense documents. Conducts scheduled and unscheduled security inspections. Evaluates clearances authorized to ensure clearance levels for management officials and personnel are commensurate with the information handled. Advises on the adverse effects to national security that results from unauthorized disclosures of classified information under their possession or control.
--Develops procedures on emergency removal of plans. Conducts special security surveys/inspections as required by the National Security Agency. Administers and publishes courier orders. Administers the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Classified Information Program. Administers the NATO Classified Document Control Program. Ensures security procedures are adequate so that sensitive or classified information, resources, and materiel are protected from loss, unauthorized disclosure, espionage, terrorism, sabotage, natural disasters compromised, etc., which is considered to be vital to the national defense.
--Establishes and oversees the classified document program and is appointed in some instances as the NATO control point for the state. Develops and publishes guidance. Conducts inspections and ensures compliance. Submits reports as required. Reviews job descriptions for security disposition. Advises and assists on personnel security issues. Ensures security clearance rosters are maintained and are current. Develops special security clearance requirements (Governor, etc.). Monitors security clearances. Makes recommendations regarding individuals that need clearances and those individuals that no longer require security clearances or-clearances that can be downgraded. or terminated. Interfaces with the Information Management Office on TEMPEST (studies and investigations of compromising emanations) issues.
--Serves as the Physical Security Specialist responsible for conducting both scheduled and non-scheduled physical security inspections and surveys of assigned functions to include off post sites. Investigates and reports physical security weaknesses or violations, accomplishes or prescribes corrective action to ensure continuing effectiveness of protective measures to safeguard information and material at a large number of facilities with emphasis on arms, ammunition and explosive storage facilities, holding areas, and other areas where sensitive, and/or classified and high dollar value items are stored or handled. Advises and works with unit/activity commanders on improvements to security protective methods and procedures. Prepares written inspection, survey and investigation reports of findings for presentation to the supervisor and unit/activity commanders. Recommends corrective actions to ensure that deficiencies are corrected.
--Reviews master planning actions for the implementation of Intrusion Detection (IDS), Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) and other electronic access systems. Reviews new/revised regulations bulletins, messages and other materials to maintain current knowledge of the Physical Security field. Determines level of risk (DA 190-51) for facilities using risk analysis procedures established in DA regulation. Develops plans for installation of protective measures based upon analysis of the requirements for each facility. Coordinates with the Directorate of Public Works and contractor support for installation and maintenance of systems; submits orders for equipment and supplies required for such efforts and provides cost estimates to DRM Budget Analyst. Provides training for military and DoD police, and operations personnel in IDS/CCTV procedures. Ensures that IDS/CCTV aspects of overall Physical Security plan are current.
--Inspects security systems to identify problems and vulnerabilities in protective devices, mechanisms, and lock and key systems. Recommends modifications and solutions to maintain adequate security. Maintains and updates the Installation Security Manager Roster. Ensures Security Managers are trained in physical security procedures and requirements.
--Assists the Physical Security Officer in various physical security related duties in areas such as crime prevention, intrusion detection system (IDS) testing, and emergency management to prevent access to equipment, facilities, material, and documents. Participates and assists with physical security inspections of installation buildings. Recommendations the most appropriate equipment, and security locking devices/systems for specific security requirements. Ensures building and office security systems are effective.
--Assists State Antiterrorism Officer in coordinating the counter terrorism plan. Receives timely intelligence reports, threat statements, and intelligence assessments regarding terrorist threats to personnel, organizations and property. Analyzes vulnerabilities, evaluates friendly force capabilities, and recommends security measures to eliminate or reduce vulnerabilities. Incumbent assists in developing and implementing counter-terrorism strategies for eliminating or reducing installation vulnerabilities to terrorist threats. Assists with Anti-Terrorist Force Protection Planning, training and briefings
--Responsible for implementation, oversight and centralized control of the coordinated Physical Security Inspection program. Integration of physical security into the ORNG OPSEC programs at all levels. Also, identifies physical security requirements in the developmental stages of new or modified construction in coordination with AGI. Oversees assessments of ORNG facilities, to include arms rooms and ammunition storage facilities. Responsible for the implementation of the ORNG OPSEC program. Involves monitoring subordinate units, conducting assessments, preparing reports, ensuring the ORNG is compliant with OPSEC regulations and directives. In addition, develops and recommends OPSEC measures to be implemented by the ORNG, ensuring the integration of OPSEC into Force Protection, physical security, and other identified ORNG programs.
--Performs other duties as assigned.