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Tetra Tech, Inc.

Security Specialist

Tetra Tech, Inc. - Washington, DC

Tetra Tech, a leader in consulting, engineering, environmental science and technical services worldwide has a challenging and immediate opportunity for a highly motivated professional in our growing Pro-telligent business unit. We are a diverse company, embracing talented individuals with expertise in project management, subject matter, global health, engineering, construction, safety, security and information technology. Our strength lies in collectively teaming together to provide integrated services delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs locally and around the world. Tetra Tech is seeking a Security Specialist for the anticipated United States Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Criminal Division’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT) Program Support Activity, to be based in Washington DC. As component organizations of the Criminal Division of DOJ, ICITAP and OPDAT are engaged in the work of international criminal justice development and reform to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions. ICITAP and OPDAT maintain headquarters offices in Washington, D.C., but perform the majority of their work in foreign countries. ICITAP and OPDAT utilize a combination of federal employees and contractor support (including the support of foreign local labor and third country nationals).  The proposed program will provide worldwide support services to ICITAP and OPDAT through the deployment of administrative, logistical, professional, and technical labor. The program will also provide supplies, equipment, facilities, and materials necessary to perform the required functions consistent with applicable policies, regulations, procedures, business practices, and protocols that define ICITAP and OPDAT’s operational environment. The Security Specialist would oversee support to ICITAP and OPDAT representatives for necessary compliance with facility, information technology, and personnel security requirements. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Specialist would work with the Recruitment and Human Resources Specialist to support the clearance process for long- and short-term technical assistance (LTTA and STTA) provided under this Program. S/he would also coordinate with the Travel and Events Specialist to ensure the safety and security of LTTA and STTA deployed under the contract.

Job Requirements
Minimum 5 years of experience supporting security operations for US Government-funded programs, especially those funded by the Department of Justice (ICITAP and/or OPDAT) and the Department of State (Bureau of International Narcotics and/or Law Enforcement or Diplomatic Security Service)
Experience in developing, executing, and monitoring security protocols related to facilities, events, and travel
Understanding of supporting international field operations is highly desirable
Demonstrated knowledge of USG regulations, FAR preferred
Prior experience with U.S. DOJ, DOS, INL, USAID or other donor-funded projects preferred
A university degree (bachelors or higher) in relevant field
Fluency in English is required; knowledge of development languages, including French, Spanish or Arabic is an advantage
Applicants must meet the following residency requirements: He/she must have lived in the U.S. three of the last five years and/or worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity; and/or be a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas
Must be able to obtain a security clearance

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer a competitive full range compensation package including; company subsidized medical, vision, dental and prescription coverage; company paid life insurance and long-term disability; employee stock purchase plan; parking/transit benefits and so much more! Tetra Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593.

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Tetra Tech, Inc.


Security Specialist Tetra Tech, Inc. - Washington, DC, United States


Location: Washington, DC

Company Profile:
We've come a long way since July 20, 1841 — the day we set up shop as The Mercantile Agency in New York City and helped start a business information revolution. We've done a lot of growing in that time to stay on the leading edge of technology.