Pacific Architects and Engineers is an American defense and government services contractor. Founded in 1955 by Edward Shay, it is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Since 2016 it has been owned by Platinum Equity.

$41,000 - $47,800 yearly
PAE Salt Lake City, UT, USA
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable
Reports to: Regional Security Officer This position is located in the Regional Security Office (RSO). The incumbent assists the RSO in performing a variety of investigative and security liaison functions. Daily supervision and tasks shall be assigned by the post RSO or his/her designee. The duties and responsibilities listed below are not mutually exclusive. Major Duties and Responsibilities The RSO Investigative Assistant is responsible for assisting the RSO in conducting personnel security investigations. Duties of the incumbent include but are not limited to: - Assists in managing the Embassy's Foreign National Investigation program. Conducts in-depth personnel interviews in Russian with prospective Locally Engaged Staff (LES). - Conducts LES clearance interviews and reviews data from other agencies and recommends if follow-up interviews or additional investigation is needed.  - Schedules internal and external records checks. Collects and independently corroborates applicant background information. - Office Russian Linguist- translates, interprets and helps with tasks requiring Russian language proficiency. Assists RSO with unannounced visitor screening and manages unsolicited mail database, identifying any threats to the mission and its personnel. - Provide in-depth defensive counterintelligence briefings for new LES; including interviews and briefing candidates on RSO reporting requirements.  - Serves as a liaison between RSO and U.S. Federal Law Enforcement Agencies having protective responsibilities and with local Russian authorities in support of official U.S. protective operations (DSS and USSS, etc.). - Maintains and updates foreign national contractor and LES security files and database for Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok. Support annual briefing and certifications for Consulates. Travel to Consulates as necessary. Creates security badges as needed for personnel.  - Assists RSO with Emergency Action Planning, and serves on RSO Emergency security teams i.e., evacuations, intruders, and nuclear/chemical/biological response teams. -Assist embassy personnel with all access related issues, to include the management of Domestic Employees on the compound. Serves as the principle liaison to non-English speaking Embassy contractors, including liaison with AECA members and AECA contract companies. Conducts required checks for both AECA affiliates and AECP parents. - Assists in cleared American escort responsibilities for Classified Pouch and secure construction materials shipments, to include container pouch run escort outside of Moscow as assigned. -TDY travel may be required to support RSO during major events. -Serves as backup for Badge Office Technician. - Assist RSO and ARSO/I with U.S. visa and passport fraud investigations as necessary.   Qualifications Must be 21 years of age or older, have completed secondary school or obtained a GED, and posses a valid driver's license. Must be able to type or keyboard at least 40 WPM and be familiar with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Must have at least two years of general office experience and prefer candidate with experience interviewing. A BA or BS degree may be substituted for work experience requirement. A Top Secret security clearance and a 3/3 level in Russian are required.