Supervisory Security Officer (Senior Functional/Director of Security)

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  • Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
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OPEN: June 3, 2024
CLOSES:  June 17, 2024
The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Full-Time Center Supervisory Security Officer (Senior Functional/Director of Security) 009327791M position to work at Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) in the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC) at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM.
This position is a NH-0080-04, which has a typical 2023 salary range of $123,485 – $188,821 including locality pay.
Eligible candidates are expected to possess at least 10 years of experience with multiple security disciplines and communicate expertise within the application.  Highly competitive candidates should have experience working as a security leader and engagement with senior leaders.   
In this position you will serve as the Center Senior Functional and Director of Information Protection, responsible for all aspects of AFNWC security workforce recruiting, hiring, retention, awards/recognition, training and development, and compensation management.  Additionally, you are responsible for integrating security activities with systems acquisition life cycle management within AFNWC across all Program Executive Officer portfolios.  You provide leadership and program management oversight of all Collateral Security, Acquisition Security, Program Protection Integration, Operations Security, Scientific and Technical Information Program, Foreign Disclosure, and Antiterrorism.

  • Mastery of a wide range of advanced security concepts, principles, requirements, and the ability to resolve complicated security conflicts in program objectives.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small organization and establish effective professional working relationships.
  • Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
  • Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
  • Obtain & maintain Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Required to handle and safeguard sensitive and/or classified information in accordance with regulations to reduce potential compromise; employee must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.
  • The employee must obtain and maintain the required Department of Defense Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC) and Security Program Integration Professional Certification (SPIPC) Certification conferrals within 2 years.
  • The employee must demonstrate mastery of a wide range of advanced concepts, principles, criteria, requirements, technology, and practices involved in security.
  • The employee must demonstrate mastery of security program interrelationships to coordinate the objectives and plans of two or more specialized programs to support and promote information sharing and strategies.
  • This is a drug testing position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
  • Master’s Degree Required
When applying at the link below, please use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Click the apply button to complete an application and upload resume (PDF or Word Doc) and/or additional documents (Transcripts, certifications, Vet Docs (DD214), SF-50).
Apply: by June 17, 2024.
Visit the AFNWC webpage to see the current vacancies at
If you have questions about this position or about the application process, please contact Arlene Pando AFNWC Recruitment Specialist, at
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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.