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Mail Center Security Specialist

Company: RightDirection Technology Solutions
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

RightDirection Technology Solutions LLCDescription:
Primary essential functions include, but are not necessarily limited to:Perform x-ray security screening on all mail and cargo entering facility (unclassified and classified DPM pouch operations). Perform x-ray image interpretation to detect potential dangerous goods, hazardous devices and listed prohibited items.Monitor the mail handling areas within the facility for mail security threats or vulnerabilities - report findings to DOS Management.Successfully attend, obtain and maintain the certification for International Air Transport Association Accredited NON-Radioactive Dangerous Goods Training certification for IATA Category 3.Successfully attend and complete the X-ray Security Screening Course (Government furnished) when provided.Comply with the National Incident Management system basic training requirements to ensure compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-5) during domestic incidents at the facility.Understand the fundamentals and application of the Department of State 14 FAM Exhibit 723.2 regulations as it pertains to Diplomatic Pouch and Mail Operations.Understand the fundamentals and application of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)/Safety Data sheets (SDS) and the Global Harmonization labeling System for OSHA HAZCOM as they pertain to identifying dangerous goods within the DPM mail stream.Under the Oversight of DOS staff to include, where applicable depending on location, the Branch Chief, the Deputy Branch Chief, the Facility Industrial Hygienist and Bulk Supervisor / Pouch Control Officer, conduct duties as an extension of the designated Pouch Control Officer. The duties will include physical inspection of flagged parcels / pouches to determine if shipment is rejected or cleared for pouching. Scan parcel tracking numbers into Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS) for comment input, record keeping and tracking. Perform recovery and mitigation on damaged or opened parcels.Attain and maintain demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the use of first responder detection equipment (GFE) to include atmospheric air monitoring systems, radiological detectors, and chemical and biological detection systems. Technologies may include FTIR, RAMAN, PCR, Electrochemical cells.Conduct field sample analysis of unknown or suspicious substances found within the confines of the Mail Facility to detect potential / presumptive Toxic Industrial Materials and Chemicals (TIM / TIC), Biological and Chemical Agents. Radiological sources and toxic gases or vapors.Safely isolate and secure pouch safety or security violation items and suspicious letter mail. Conduct physical inspection, inventory and provide accurate documentation (to include photographing) of findings on generated incident reports.Advise and instruct containment room mail handlers on secondary sample collection procedures during presumptive positive results and powder spills during receiving.Direct containment room mail handlers to process through facility decontamination showers when necessary. Instruct containment room mail handlers to evacuate during emergencies. (Unclassified facility only).Perform weekly bio threat surveillance sample analysis of parcel sorter machine (Unclassified facility only).Utilize building Emergency Public Announcement systems when directed by DOS Management during emergencies. (Unclassified facility only).Assist DOS management in initiating the Facility Emergency Action Plan and establishing incident command during emergencies.Authorized to perform emergency duties during training, exercises, drills, or actual emergencies. These duties include, but are not limited to, response to assist employees during exercises/drills and emergencies, assist person with special needs, perform duties as a floor Warden or monitor, utilization of personal protective equipment, assumption of any of the assigned Incident Command General Staff positions, and other such duties as required during training, exercise, drills, and actual emergencies.Responsible for lifting 70 lbs. heavy mail pouches and packages.Work may be performed in the unclassified and classified pouch facilities as personnel schedules and operational needs dictate.

Working knowledge of DoS and Federal Regulations addressing mail and package handling.Two years of relevant work experience (passing score on proficiency test with detection screening equipment may be used as substitute for experience).Demonstrated working knowledge of key mail and parcel screening components and experience in troubleshooting and maintaining equipment.Possess basic aptitudes and physical abilities including color perception, visual and aural acuity, physical coordination, and motor skills to perform all required tasks.Fluency in standard Microsoft Office suite of software.\Knowledge and understanding of response actions to possible incidents involving explosives, hazardous materials, biological agents, and chemicals.Successfully complete mandatory training and required certifications to use all detection equipment.Must be able to lift up to 80LBSMust be able to obtain and maintain an active Security Clearance.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected statusPI186327225

Keywords: RightDirection Technology Solutions, Sterling , Mail Center Security Specialist, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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