Southwest Research Institute
November 13, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Job Type


Who We Are:

The Security department overseas the overall security of the Institute. The Security department specializes in: Physical Security, Personnel Security, Information System Security, Communications Security, and Information Security.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Process individual federal security clearances. Assist individuals with proper completion of required documents
  • Data entry in to government databases such as JPAS, DISS and NISS. Ensure database are correct and current
  • Coordinate with government agencies in matters concerning personnel security
  • Ensure department is in compliance with requirements
  • Oversee and maintain department files. Ensure that all required documents are properly secured and available
  • Receive incoming security correspondence and forward to appropriate security offices

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Use PC applications to review and input electronic personnel security questionnaires for transmission to U.S. government
  • Update various security databases, general filing, answer employee general security questions
  • Fingerprint applicants for security clearances
  • Organize workload, prioritize tasks and plan time accordingly; consolidate data and prepare reports
  • Any additional duties as assigned by Manager


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Secret security clearance is required
  • 6-10 years: Experience processing personnel security clearances.
  • Information entry into government databases such as JPAS, DISS, NISS.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Word/Excel and databases.
  • Basic understanding of business office functions.
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

Military Friendly: Your military experience may apply to this position

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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