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Security Support Specialist I

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 08/17/2022

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance






Work as part of a respected team of security professionals protecting the people and property of General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO and US Navy personnel and ships based at GD NASSCO.  Provides support to Manager of Security in all phases of the Security Administration Office functions. Position reports to the Security Administration Supervisor of Security Dept.  Brings expertise, excellence and commitment to protecting some of our Nation’s most valuable assets by maintaining internal contacts with all departments, outside agencies, vendors and other organizations.  The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, exceptional customer service skills, situational awareness, and thrive in a fast paced, continually changing environment. 





  • Prepares and issues badges for new employees, temporary employees, subcontractors, vendors, third parties (AIT) and visitors in accordance with access control and risk management procedures
  • Verifies security documents and processes badges for new hire employees and rehires
  • Verifies visit requests and approves for regular visitors to NASSCO.  Maintains and processes boarding lists to SWRMC Security for employee and subcontractor access to USN repair vessels
  • Processes DBIDS credential applications to access various USN base installations
  • Processes foreign visitor badges that comply with all export (ITAR/EAR) regulations
  • Interact with visitors and employees, provide directions and respond to inquiries
  • Provide staff coverage at Building 1 Lobby Reception
  • Distribute all parking lot decal and facility vehicle requests that are consistent with Manager’s policies.  Maintain a comprehensive parking lot decal database
  • Programming, activation, and deactivation of NASSCO temporary badges
  • Clears terminated employees
  • Handle problem calls as needed
  • Provide excellent customer service at Security Office counter
  • Administrate all overspray claims
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned




  • High school graduate or the equivalent. Some college level work in business management or related course work a plus. 
  • One to two years administrative or security related work experience preferred
  • Must have basic knowledge and understanding of security access procedures through work experience
  • Must have good interpersonal and excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations, perform work responsibilities and resolve security access issues and inquiries under moderate supervision
  • Actively participates in implementing and monitoring continuous improvement initiatives to improve safety, improve quality, reduce cycle time and reduce costs





Regularly required to sit; use hand and fingers, handle or feel objects, or controls; and to talk and hear.  Must be physically able to commute to various areas in the shipyard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to dust and smoke. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.




Responsible for providing administrative support in all phases of the Security Office, which directly affects the productivity and schedule of all production and service departments.


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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