Job Overview


About the Agency

ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either:  (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 100 applications are received; whichever occurs first.  If the announcement closes on the date that 100 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of  100.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes.  We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

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Manually and electronically fingerprints staff and transmits prints to the Office of Personnel Management.

Updates personnel security database with favorable fingerprint results and produces SI credentials for staff and affiliates.

Provides clerical assistance to security assistants and specialists by performing a variety of support functions such as organizing and creating personnel security files.

Provides assistance using office equipment to copy, fax and answer telephones.