Administrative Specialist

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Category: Administrative
Location: Arlington, VA
Education: High School

Job Description:


The Administrative Specialist will be expected to perform administrative tasks such as:  

  • Read and analyze reports for adjudication to determine whether scope of investigation meets specific investigative standards; prepare memoranda of findings and correspondence, and make appropriate entries in database(s).

  • Respond verbally or in writing, as appropriate, to written correspondence, email, and telephonic inquiries concerning procedural status of cases in accordance with security and privacy requirements.   

  • Prepare, copy and mail notice of hearings, orders, decisions, travel arrangements, correspondence, and perform other administrative/clerical functions.

  • Prepare case files for file retention.  Provide other administrative and clerical support as necessary.

  • Answer telephone inquiries from applicants.  

  • Conduct distribution runs within the agency and outside of agency. 


Required skills/experience

4 years related experience required.

Proficiency Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Candidates should have a customer oriented approach, a pleasant demeanor, and be punctual at all times since coverage is necessary throughout the work day.

Must have knowledge of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and applicable security clearance regulations.

Discretion and trustworthiness is a must as the position requires handing sensitive information.

Due to the nature of the work being performed, attention to detail and proofreading skills will be essential. 


Desired skills/experience

Legal field or security administration experience a plus.

Training on government systems and procedures and policies will be provided.

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