Security Specialist Supervisor

  • Fairfax, VA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Competitive Innovations, LLC (CI or Competitive Innovations) is a web, information technology, mission support and management solutions provider to Government and industry based in Virginia. Founded in July 1999, CI is focused on developing, delivering and managing technical and analytical knowledge worker solutions for customers where security and citizen service are mission critical requirements.

Job Description

CI is looking for a dedicated individual to join our team as a Security Specialist Supervisor.  This position requires DHS Suitability and candidates with current DHS Suitability are preferred.  The Security Specialist Supervisor will work with a team of individuals on a 24x7 operations at a client site in Washington, D.C.

  • Attend periodic meetings with the Program Manager, Government representatives and Staff
  • Assist with supervision and handling of VIP/special events, press events, mass visitor meetings and other duties
  • Ensure that all contract personnel working at access control have tools and supplies adequate to conduct business
  • Ensure that all personnel are properly trained and tested for skills
  • Attend meetings with the Program Manager as required
  • Keep the Program Manager abreast of events that pertain to the conducting security compliance reviews, surveys, and inspections with applicable laws, regulations, Presidential Directives, Executive Orders, interagency directives, and DHS and component policies
  • Assist in developing and recommending appropriate responses to unique security problems, and assess the potential impact of such responses
  • Assist in the issuance of visitor badges to authorized personnel


Years of Experience: 1-3 years of supervisory and access control experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree and minimum one year of direct access control supervisory experience or a combination of education and equivalent of 4 years of experience


  • A working knowledge of the operations of the Lenel System and Access Control procedures and operations
  • Knowledge of electronic systems and experience with the issuance of visitor badges for such systems
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience of more than 5 employees
  • Experience in formatting policy and procedures relating to security programs
  • Experience in data entry and administration of security information and programs
  • Knowledge of Security Systems, especially in Identification and Credentialing
  • Ability to work effectively with representatives and high-level officials both inside and outside of government
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in writting performance improvement initiatives and counseling employees
  • Preferred experience in working in a government contrating environment on a cleared facility -24x7 operations

Additional Information

Competitive Innovations LLC generous benefits for full time employees include:

  • Three weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Ten Paid Holidays per Calendar Year 
  • Health and Dental Insurance Plans with Care First
  • Flex Spending Account or Health Savings Account 
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability 
  • Employer Paid Life and A&D Insurance ($50,000) 
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement  
  • Washington D.C. Metro Transit Benefits 
  • Certification and Training Opportunities 
  • Three Days of Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Aflac Plans
  • Northwest Federal Credit Union
  • Direct Deposited Payroll

Competitive Innovations, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.