Cayuse Holdings
  • 21-Jul-2021 to Until Filled (HST)
  • Cayuse Government Services
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Cayuse Government Services (CGS) is committed to excellence by providing innovative and flexible solutions to State, Municipal and Tribal government clients. CGS also provides mission-critical technology delivery as a shared service in our Oregon Technology Delivery Center, which also provides support to CGS' Federal Government clients. Core service areas for CGS include Information Technology Consulting & Integration Services, Centers of Excellence (CoE's), Document/Image Management & Processing, and Service Desk/Help Desk (L1, L2, L3, Deskside) Support Services.


The primary purpose of this position is to administer the installation's antiterrorism and force protection programs. Serves as a technical advisor to the Security Forces (SF) Antiterrorism Officer (ATO) and unit-level security and antiterrorism representatives.

The organizational goals or objectives of this position are: to administer the antiterrorism/force protection programs for the installation. The programs are high priority, comprehensive programs which focus on defensive measures to reduce the risk to AF personnel and property from terrorist acts. Prepares risk assessments and formulates risk mitigation strategies based on current information and intelligence.


  • Develops local Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) programs and policies for ATO approval.
  • Utilizes knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices to develop and issue written procedures and policies, in the form of supplemental guidance, operating instructions, plans and directives for the installation related to antiterrorism programs. The work requires making decisions concerning areas such as interpretation of data, planning of the work, or refinement of the methods and techniques to be used.
  • Treats a variety of conventional problems, questions, or situations in conformance with established criteria.
  • Prepares risk assessments and formulates risk mitigation strategies in terms of recognized objectives based on current information and intelligence.
  • Uses initiative and resourcefulness in researching and recommending new and improved security methods and procedures for the installation.
  • Collects, assembles, analyzes, and assesses background data and other threat, criticality, and vulnerability information.
  • Develops processes, methodology, and courses of action to anticipate, prevent, detect, deter, delay, and defeat adversaries and risks associated with mission assets and personnel.
  • Analyzes problems, mission vulnerabilities, security impacts to physical security, and integration difficulties for the security disciplines; resolves most conflicts that arise, and makes recommendations for solutions.
  • Incumbent must remain cognizant of conditions that could develop into critical security problems.
  • Utilizes risk assessment and analytical software programs.
  • Collaborates with emergency response and operations functions to provide the SF Commander and installation leadership with a comprehensive view of risk/risk mitigation, and ensures functions are fully integrated from an operational viewpoint.
  • Coordinates with and assists evaluation teams in developing realistic and relevant scenarios to exercise and validate the AT program.
  • Serves as the focal point for antiterrorism programs at the installation.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of physical security discipline necessary to provide guidance and training to installation organizations/activities/units.
  • Maintains liaison with senior personnel at the installation and major command (MAJCOM) security personnel.
  • Interacts with related local, state, and federal agencies to provide a forum for the cross-flow of information and to address threats.
  • Serves as the technical authority on matters involving Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP).
  • Responsible for the coordination, deconfliction, and integration of various force protection processes, assessments, and activities across the installation.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Antiterrorism and Force Protection to provide effective guidance, training, and direction to assigned organizations and activities.
  • Evaluates unit and tenant unit practices and activities to ensure compliance with directives and integration with other security and related programs.
  • Provides Security Forces leadership with recommendations, briefings, and updates as necessary to influence AT/FP installation-level policy development and task execution. Interprets higher headquarters directives for installation-wide applicability and implementation.
  • Formulates installation force protection procedures and policies based on unique command and operational needs.
  • Conducts threat assessment, asset criticality/vulnerability assessments, and exercises to assess risk to personnel and resources, and devise risk mitigation strategies.
  • Serves as the installation focal point and coordinator for AT/FP assessments conducted by NAF, MAJCOM, Air Staff, and Joint Staff agencies.
  • Maintains the installation's AT/FP-related vulnerability databases by ensuring accuracy of data entry, content, and completeness.
  • Reviews, updates, and tracks information produced by vulnerability databases.
  • Supports leadership in the fiscal management of the installation's antiterrorism program-related funding processes through analysis, prioritization, and justification for AT/FP-related projects.
  • Plans, conducts, performs or coordinates on site security studies, projects, assessments, and training activities in relationship to antiterrorism and force protection requirements. Serves as the focal point to integrate various aspects of antiterrorism, integrated defense, physical security, and force protection to resolve conventional security problems.
  • Coordinates with Civil Engineering, Communications, Medical, AFOSI, Intelligence, Public Affairs, Judge Advocate, evaluation teams, tenant units, and other agencies to ensure elements of antiterrorism are assessed, understood, and mitigated based on current threats and force protection influences.
  • Plans, conducts or coordinates site security studies, projects, assessments, and surveys of the installation in relationship to antiterrorism and force protection activities.
  • Works with civil engineers to review and coordinate on military construction projects to ensure AT/FP construction standards comply with Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal requirements for facilities. Analyzes data to identify compliance or noncompliance, vulnerabilities, trends, strengths, and benchmarks.
  • Determines, formulates, coordinates, and recommends specific guidance and actions to correct security deficiencies, deconflict competing requirements, promote the growth of sound security procedures, and presents justification for installation-level fiscal expenditures, and procurement of needed security technology, equipment, manpower, or infrastructure.
  • Educates and trains unit-level antiterrorism representatives and the base populace on Antiterrorism and Force Protection requirements.


  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10 Years of relevant experience


  • Knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices to review, analyze, and resolve difficult and complex security problems.
  • Knowledge of DoD and Air Force antiterrorism and force protection doctrine, policies, and instructions to coordinate objectives and develop plans for interrelated security programs.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of security program relationships to make recommendations allowing for differing program requirements, and multiple security objectives.
  • Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing facts; drawing conclusions; devising solutions to problems; identifying changes and trends; and preparing and presenting information to leadership.
  • Ability to prioritize and recommend resourcing strategies for the correction or mitigation of AT vulnerabilities on the installation.
  • Ability to assist evaluation teams in developing realistic and relevant scenarios to exercise and validate the AT program.


  • May be required to travel by military or commercial air to conferences, meetings, or other functions away from the normal duty station.
  • Work requires access to classified information. Employee is required to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance.
  • This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan. Incumbent of this position is subject to random drug testing.
  • This position is designated a national security position.
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Department of Defense Security Physical Security Certification conferral is required within 2 years of the established employee EOD or initial assignment date to this position in accordance with DOD 3305.13-M, DoD
  • Security Accreditation and Certification. The listed certification requirements may not be deleted or modified without the written approval of the AF Security Functional Authority (SAF/AA) or their delegated security career field representative.
  • Must be able to travel as needed
  • Normal physical conditions
  • Professional work environment
  • Must work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, as needed

As an equal opportunity employer, Cayuse Government Services is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Recruiting Department at (541) 278-8200 for assistance.

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