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TSCM Team Manager, Aiken, SC ID#17187
Active Top Secret or DOE-Q level Clearance required

DOE's Savannah River Operations Office is responsible for oversight of the DOE's Environmental Management (EM) operations under the Office of Environmental Management (EM). The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) also manages the Savannah River Field Office and the Office of Nonproliferation that perform National Security missions at SRS as tenant organizations.

Includes the following:

  • Performs functions as the SRS Technical Security Officer (TSO). Conducts periodic interface with approximately 50 TSO personnel around the SRS, the EM Centralized Business Center in Cincinnati, OH, and other DOE-SR OSSES supported activities located in CO, NM, and NY. The purpose of these contacts is to ensure all Technical Security functions are being carried out in the most efficient manner possible and determine whether additional support is necessary. 
  • Assists in the preparation of the required Technical Security reports and maintains the Technical Security team file system
  • Assists in the development of, and conduct of, TSCM and Telecommunications Security briefing and training activities. 
  • Reviews Centerra-SRS Daily Activity Reports and other information sources to identify events that may indicate a risk to classified information or suspicious activity. 
  • Participates in TSCM and Telecommunications Security Operations 
  • Reviews foreign national visit requests and recommends Technical Security precautions. 
  • Update and maintain the TSCM and Telecommunications Security criteria schedule list. It also tracks the completion of unscheduled requirements. 
  •   Continuously ensure accountability of all Technical Security Equipment and conduct a quarterly inventory and serviceability reports.
  • Ensures all team security functions are maintained, including accountability of supported activities SF 700s. 


  •   Make STRIPES input and manages all phases of procurement actions for the Technical Security Activity. 


  •  Updates the Safeguards and Security Information Management System (SSIMS) records about TSCM findings. Coordinates corrective action plans with the applicable TSCMO and tracks progress through final finding resolution. 


  • Tracks the progress of Initial Technical Inspections and periodic required visual inspection of approximately 20 SRS Protected Transmission Systems (PTS) s. Works with the applicable TSO to ensure associated PTS Security Plans are current and accurate. 


  •   Assists the TSCM Team with Operations Security Support as necessary. 


  •   Assists in the production and quality assurance of a variety of classified and unclassified Technical Security reports. 


  •   Identify training requirements and ensure the technical and safety training records of TSOs and TSCM Team personnel are up to date and accurate. Researches and validates formal security training completion of new TSCMO/PTSO candidates. 


  • Performs Derivative Classifying/ Reviewing Official (DC/RO) functions for TSCM and Telecommunications Security topical areas. Provides advice and assistance to TSO personnel as needed. 


  • Researches a wide variety of national references, both classified and unclassified, concerning the TSCM and Telecommunications Security programs. Recommends the applicability to SRS and makes updates as necessary to the TSO Standard Operating Procedures and DOE-SR publications. 


  • Maintains appropriate security plans for all fixed based video monitoring projects located in SRS Limited Areas and above. 


  • Ensures Facility Data Approval Records are accurate and updated. 


  • Daily maintains an accurate list of all TSOs and promptly performs door combinations. 


  • Obtains incident/investigative reports from all SRS organizations. Obtains and review access door, E3S, and other files necessary to adjudicate events and make recommendations on a path forward correctly. 


  •   Periodically inspect classified conference rooms to ensure all signs, logs, and procedures are satisfactorily maintained. 


  •   Be prepared to fulfill all DOE-SR Technical Security needs at SRS site proper or wherever DOE-SR possesses Technical Security responsibilities.

TSCM Manager – CNSD employee


  • Must have graduated the Interagency Federal Technical Surveillance Countermeasures fundamentals course. 
  • A Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Five years of experience as a DOE/Military Certified TSCM Technician. 


  • The following physical abilities: vision with standard color and depth perception, capable of lifting and carrying 50 lbs, capable of working in small enclosed locations, climbing and working at heights above 10', hearing loss of not more than 30 dB at any one frequency, and an ability to stand, kneel, and crawl over periods up to two hours.
  • Working knowledge of Operational Security and Information Security principles and methods. 
  • Database and administrative management acumen. 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products. 
  • Experienced at writing and conveying Technical Security information to a broad audience of skill sets. 
  • Position requires a DOE "Q" level security clearance and Sensitive.

Typical work week M-F 7-4 but can be intermittent hours if schedule demands
Some travel required

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
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