Cayuse Holdings
  • 26-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (HST)
  • Cayuse Technologies
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Cayuse Technologies started as a joint venture between Accenture, LLC and the CTUIR in 2006 to create a US-based alternative to offshore delivery centers as a node on Accenture's global delivery network. Cayuse Holdings was created in 2018 and is comprised of 10 family companies, in addition to Cayuse Technologies. Cayuse Holdings is headquartered near Pendleton, OR and has regional offices in Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Honolulu, and Washington D.C. Cayuse Holdings continues to be a 100% Indian Owned Economic Enterprise and is a foremost provider of responsible sourcing/certified diversity solutions for both commercial and government clients.


The Physical Security Specialist will perform force protection prevention/suppression program functions for the installation and assist mission/tenant units. To ensure physical measures designed to safeguard personnel; to prevent unauthorized access to equipment, facilities, material, and documents; and to safeguard them against espionage, sabotage, damage, and theft. The organizational goals or objectives of this position are to administer the anti-terrorism/force protection programs for the installation.

The programs are high priority, comprehensive programs which focus on defensive measures to reduce the risk to installation personnel and property from terrorist acts. Prepares risk assessments and formulates risk mitigation strategies based on current information and intelligence.


  • Plan, analyze, and implement procedures for the protection of installation Protection Level (PL) 1-4 resources and coordinate protection with Defense Critical Assets and Task Critical Assets on the installation.
  • Implement and administer Installation Access Control.
  • Provide training and advice on force prevention/suppression and protection of PL 1-4 resources, Task Critical Assets, and Defense Critical Assets.
  • Formulate local directives and coordinate PL 1-4 resource, Task Critical Assets, and Defense Critical Assets protection within the security forces squadron and with tenant agencies and contractors.

  • Understand and implement physical security standards for Protection Level 3 and 4 resources and other Task Critical Assets on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
  • Support the Integrated Defense planning process and determine how to best use the personnel and resources to protect the base and its resources.
  • Understand the concept of Integrated Defense and Defense in Depth.
  • Understand and manage the installations Integrated Base Defense Security System (IBDSS) to include how basic sensors work; protection level requirements, characteristics, etc.

  • Manage the installation CCTV (Close Circuit Television Systems); understand how they operate; trouble shoot known issues; ensure recording capability exists and train operators.
  • Provide support to the c-UAS (Counter Unmanned Aircraft System) section as needed.
  • Use a knowledge of a great variety of state-of-the-art security equipment and devices in planning and implementing protective methods and security procedures and recommending the installation of multi-layered security systems to protect critical national defense critical resources.
  • Conduct follow-up inspections to ensure correction of discrepancies.

  • .Manage the physical protection of resources encompassing: loss prevention, planning, and/or programming for any new and existing facilities, equipment and personnel, and administration of the Visit Control Program.
  • Identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; and use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
  • Provide orientation and advisory service as necessary to ensure visitors and contractors are oriented to the organization and installation access control policies and programs.
  • Provide oversight, training, and technical knowledge on visitor access control programs: Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).

  • Determine the seriousness of the derogatory or disqualifying information and recommends approval/disapproval for program access as appropriate.
  • Use appropriate training aids such as outlines, handouts, and exhibits.
  • Conduct the training as needed, maintain required training records.
  • Develop local directives to supplement higher headquarters' issuances.

  • Review installation and mission partner suppression activities to determine if they effectively complement each other and the other security forces program activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 10 years experience in field.
  • 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.
  • Secret Clearance


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Knowledge of security concepts, principles, practices, and standards relating to Department of Defense and Department of the Air Force force protection instructions/manuals.
  • Knowledge of the operation of and required standards for physical protective equipment and systems.

  • Knowledge of Department of Defense, DAF, and MAJCOM requirements for installation access control to include authorized data bases and software programs.
  • Skill in analyzing, developing, and evaluating key elements of force protection programs to meet mission objectives.
  • Skilled in analyzing and evaluating conditions/situations; preparing reports and recommendations; and addressing risk assessment methods and techniques for security compliance.


  • Normal physical conditions, General office environment. Must be able to sit for long periods of time looking at computer screen. May be asked to work a flexible schedule which may include holidays. May be asked to conduct local travel for business or professional development purposes. May be asked to work hours outside of normal business hours.

As an equal opportunity employer, Cayuse Technologies 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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