September 4, 2009 at 6:54 pm #79676
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a new U.S. Government corporation whose mission is to provide assistance that will support economic growth and poverty reduction in carefully selected developing countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and democratic governance, economic freedom, and investments in their citizenry. To receive assistance, eligible countries are required to enter into a public agreement (Compact) with the MCC that includes a multi-year plan for achieving shared development objectives and the responsibilities of each country in achieving those objectives, regular benchmarks to measure progress, multi-year financial plan, and a plan to ensure fiscal accountability for the use of MCA assistance. MCC is listed as one of the top ten best places to work in the Federal Government by the Office of Personnel Management’s survey.
Job Title: Associate Director for Security
Closing Date: Sept 11
Implements a physical security program to safeguard MCC employees and visitors at their work site. This includes implementing physical security procedures, and processes; evaluating the effectiveness of existing security practices; recommending appropriate action to correct deficiencies; assuring organization personnel are adhering to established policy and practices; evaluating operations and functioning of security systems that include intrusion detection, alarms, closed-circuit television and readers.
Implements a personnel security program in determining the suitability and security eligibility of individuals for entry and retention in sensitive and nonsensitive positions. This includes verifying and passing clearances with other agencies; reviewing security forms for accuracy and completeness; scheduling investigations; adjudicating investigation results; recommending or deciding whether security clearances should be granted, suspended, revoked, or denied; delivering clearance briefings; maintaining an accurate personnel security database; and using the database to track investigation status.
Implements a communication security program for MCC that includes providing safeguards for protecting access to sensitive security information, equipment, and keying material. This includes providing access and monitoring the use of classified computer systems, secure telephones, and secure fax machines; protecting cryptographic cards, devices, and equipment; serving as an alternate COMSEC custodian; and managing the receipt, transfer, and destruction of COMSEC controllable items with the National Security Agency.
Implements a classified information security program for safeguarding, controlling, and accounting for classified national security information within MCC. This includes training and overseeing personnel handling classified information; detecting, reporting, and responding to security incidents; maintaining adequate systems for inventory, tracking, storage, and marking of classified information; recommending appropriate corrective action when security requirements are not being observed; and obtaining, transmitting, reproducing, and destroying information as necessary.
Implements viable and executable emergency preparedness plans that include the Occupant Emergency Plan (OEP) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP). This includes participating in testing the effectiveness of the plans; reviewing and recommending appropriate corrective action; maintaining equipment in optimal operating condition; briefing employees and training emergency response team members regarding their roles and responsibilities; and executing the plans during the absence of the Director of Security.
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