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Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Position Summary


Are you passionate about safeguarding classified information and ensuring compliance with federal regulations? Are you a skilled leader capable of managing dynamic workloads and prioritizing security initiatives? Oceaneering's Marine Services Division (MSD) is seeking an experienced and dedicated individual to fill the role of Facility Security Manager (FSO). In this critical position, you will oversee the security aspects of multiple programs, serving as the primary point of contact for all security matters affecting MSD.

Duties of this position require industrial security oversight of multiple programs within Oceaneering’s Marine Services Division (MSD).  The primary goal of this position will be to ensure compliance with Federal Government and Company mandated security policies and procedures in accordance with 32 CFR Part 117 National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM).  Includes controlled information accountability and overall security of classified program information. Flexibility with irregular work hours and occasional travel may be required if security situations arise.

Duties & Responsibilities



Performs specialized security functions as the Facility Security Officer to ensure the company’s compliance with customer regulations and contract requirements.  Major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Must have leadership skills and be capable of managing a team of security professionals, prioritizing, and managing dynamic workloads. 
  • Coordinate and monitor security aspects of the DOD, or other industrial security programs and security activities, ensuring compliance with the Federal Government and company security policies and procedures.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all Security issues that affect programs awarded to MSD.
  • Maintain personnel security records and databases.  Facilitate security clearance investigations and access termination procedures upon termination of an individual’s employment. 
  • Interface with Government Contracting Officers, Program Managers, CORs, Industrial Security Reps and other FSOs, PSOs, and CSSOs in all facets of the Federal Government Security Processes.
  • Provide prime/sub-contractor security support and direction including the development and maintenance of DD254’s and security guidance.
  • Develop, obtain approval for, and implement security policies, procedures, and documentation specific to the program such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Operation Security (OPSEC) Plans, Concept of Operations (CONOPs), Transportation Plans, etc.  Interpret and enforce government and company security policies and provide direction and guidance to program personnel.
  • Facilitate annual inspections by DCSA and conduct self-inspections.  Interface with DCSA representative to correct any problems within the security program.
  • Operate and maintain a security education, training, and awareness program to include indoctrinations, annual refresher training, debriefings, courier, travel, and event specific briefings.
  • Operate and maintain a document control accountability system that includes the transmission, receipt, distribution, storage, and accountability of classified information.
  • Process employee adverse action reports when required.
  • Support all other security disciplines for DCSA and special programs to include Personnel Security, Physical Security, Information Assurance, Document Control and Visitor Control.
  • Provide support to the Insider Threat Program Senior Official (ITPSO) for the corporation.
  • Remain “on-call” twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to support the Security interests of the company.
  • Respond to alarm conditions after hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Associate degree in a related field, bachelor’s degree (preferred).
  • Active security clearance at Secret level is required, Top Secret preferred.
  • At least (5) years of work experience in industrial security is preferred.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the NISPOM, DoD SAP Manuals, ICDs and TEMPEST.
  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of the NISS, DISS, NBIS, eAPP, essential SF and DD Forms to ensure expeditious processing of security clearances as well as personnel security processing procedures for DoD and other Government Agencies.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and will be capable of operating independently with limited supervision.  
  • Professional Certifications and supplemental Training in DoD/DCSA and customer sponsored professional Security courses. Additional seminars and training within the Security career path are desirable.
  • Proficiency using computers with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project is a plus. 
  • Preferred Professional Associations' Membership:
    • National Classification Management Society (NCMS). 
    • American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS).
    • Industrial Security Working Group (ISWG). 

Equal Opportunity Employer


All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Category: Security

High School Diploma or Equivalent
1) Must have strong organizational skills and be detail oriented.
(2) Must be proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), Auto Cad, SUPDESK, DELTEK/ T&E Costpoint, SilkRoad/RedCarpet Onboarding, Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), E-QID and ENPOL/STEPP.
(3) Excellent oral and written communication skills, which include problem solving and analytical skills.
(4) Self-starter with minimum supervision.
(5) Manage document control for classified material, knowledgeable of NISPOM requirements.
(6) Drug screen and background check are required.