12 Feb

Site Supervisor

Site Supervisor

Location:

Baltimore, MD

Status:
Full-Time

ID:
1592083

Site Supervisor

The COGAR Group is looking for a Site Supervisor to support the Veterans Affairs Medical Center(VAMC-Baltimore). This individual must meet the following job requirements.

  • Identify, report, delay or detain persons who violate rules and regulations, as appropriate and in accordance with local, state, federal laws and Post Orders.
  • Process visitors by verifying identification, contacting agency sponsors, escorts, fabricating and issuing visitor passes, entering and maintaining data on visitor logs or in an automated visitor data base program, and ensuring visitors are subject to screening.
  • Report incidents in accordance with established procedures.
  • Brief the COR of recent, continuing or anticipated events and occurrences encountered during tour of duty.
  • Provide Supervision of Guards to properly perform all duties as listed in this requisition
  • Ensure all guards are in proper uniform, maintain current training, valid permits and certifications.
  • Observe surrounding environment both in person, and remotely using monitoring equipment, and when necessary question those persons whose activities arouse suspicion.
  • Be familiar with VAMC and Capital Region Readiness Center (CRRC) regulations, guidelines/memorandums, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and specifically with emergency and evacuation plans and the locations of emergency gathering/rally points, restrooms, elevators, stairwells, entrances and exits, retail spaces and parking areas and provide that information upon inquiry.
  • Verify identification (if required) of persons attempting to gain access to the facility.
  • Control vehicular access as required.
  • Control delivery access to facility by verifying identification, bill of lading, manifest and cargo.
  • Conduct patrols in accordance with routes and schedules established in Post Orders.
  • Monitor, observe, detect, respond to and report on potential or actual security violations and environmental conditions.
  • Direct traffic (vehicular and pedestrian), control parking, examine surroundings for suspicious vehicles or persons, when required by Post Orders issue traffic courtesy violation notices or report to same to base law enforcement personnel.
  • Direct traffic (vehicular and pedestrian), control parking, examine surroundings for suspicious vehicles or persons, when required by Post Orders issue traffic courtesy violation notices or report to same to base law enforcement personnel.
  • Receive, utilize and safeguard keys and access control devices.
  • Monitor and operate facility fire alarms, environmental and intrusion detection Systems, closed circuit television systems, automated access control systems, communications systems, and other protection devices or facility equipment located on or near post, in accordance with Post Orders.
  • Report potentially hazardous conditions and items in need of repair and perform other functions, as directed, at government facilities or grounds which may be necessary during situations, such as civil disturbances or other criminal acts, which could adversely affect security and/or safety of government employees, property and the general public.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Maryland Unarmed Security License or Temp Letter
  • CPR, First Aid.
  • Education/Experience: Possess at least a high school education or equivalency and shall have at least two (2) years of Security Supervisor experience.
  • Be familiar with payroll and scheduling software or systems.

 

Qualifications

Public Trust

29 Jan

Security Guards

The COGAR Group, Ltd is looking for qualify Security Guards to work on our Baltimore, MD locations, qualify individuals must be able to Identify, report, delay or detain persons who violate rules and regulations, as appropriate and in accordance with local, state, federal laws and Post Orders.
• Process visitors by verifying identification, contacting agency sponsors, escorts, fabricating and issuing visitor passes, entering and maintaining data on visitor logs or in an automated visitor data base program, and ensuring visitors are subject to screening.
• Report incidents in accordance with established procedures.
• Brief on-coming SO of recent, continuing or anticipated events and occurrences encountered during tour of duty.
• Maintain logs, reports and files of incidents and occurrences during tour of duty.
• Observe surrounding environment both in person, and remotely using monitoring equipment, and when necessary question those persons whose activities arouse suspicion.
• Be familiar with VAMC and Capital Region Readiness Center (CRRC) regulations, guidelines/memorandums, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and specifically with emergency and evacuation plans and the locations of emergency gathering/rally points, restrooms, elevators, stairwells, entrances and exits, retail spaces and parking areas and provide that information upon inquiry.
• Verify identification (if required) of persons attempting to gain access to the facility.
• Control vehicular access as required.
• Control delivery access to facility by verifying identification, bill of lading, manifest and cargo.
• Conduct patrols in accordance with routes and schedules established in Post Orders.
• Monitor, observe, detect, respond to and report on potential or actual security violations and environmental conditions.
• Direct traffic (vehicular and pedestrian), control parking, examine surroundings for suspicious vehicles or persons, when required by Post Orders issue traffic courtesy violation notices or report to same to base law enforcement personnel.
• Direct traffic (vehicular and pedestrian), control parking, examine surroundings for suspicious vehicles or persons, when required by Post Orders issue traffic courtesy violation notices or report to same to base law enforcement personnel.
• Receive, utilize and safeguard keys and access control devices.
• Monitor and operate facility fire alarms, environmental and intrusion detection Systems, closed circuit television systems, automated access control systems, communications systems, and other protection devices or facility equipment located on or near post, in accordance with Post Orders.
• Report potentially hazardous conditions and items in need of repair and perform other functions, as directed, at government facilities or grounds which may be necessary during situations, such as civil disturbances or other criminal acts, which could adversely affect security and/or safety of government employees, property and the general public.
• Maryland Unarmed Security License or Temp Letter
• CPR, First Aid.
• Education/Experience: Possess at least a high school education or equivalency and shall have at least two (2) years of Security experience.

26 Jun

Analyst

Analyst

Location:
Arlington, VA

Status:
Full-Time

ID:1374598

Job Description

The COGAR Group, LTD located in Fairfax, Virginia is currently looking for Analyst to fill a position at the National Guard Bureau Headquarters in Arlington, VA.

Responsibilities: The main functional service requirements of the position are as follows.

The main functional service requirements of the Analyst position are as follows:The Analyst shall:

·         Compile data analysis and complete IMO-B data entries within GFEBS such as; purchase requests, quality assurance issues, contract records, MIPRs, GPC purchases, or purchase request deliverables updates.

·         Track IMO-B GFEBS purchase request preparation statuses and data collection for GFEBS processing.

·         Retain IMO-B purchase card requests, made by respective government IT representatives, and prepare the purchase request for government approval.

·         Verify and update the statuses of IMO-B GFEBS GPC purchases and prepare a report of expenditures for accountability

·         Document and retain IMO-B GFEBS records within the Resource Management Application System (RMAS) for knowledge management, fund certification of MIPRs, and contract deliverables.

·         Review IMO-B purchase request submissions for errors or miscalculations, identify trends, recommend efficiencies based on annual trends, and propose financial business process changes to correct GFEBS limitations.

·         Identify GFEBS and SharePoint system limitations that contribute to erroneous data submissions and propose changes to standardize transactional inputs and business processes in order to circumvent the limitations.

·         Analyze GFEBS and SharePoint historical data submissions for the purposes of standardizing financial business processes and de-confliction of records and cost control efficiency.

·         Review and edit incoming and outgoing draft memos and correspondence, associated with the IMO-B Business Center for government review and approval.

·         Record and disseminate prepared correspondence to assigned and appropriate recipients.

·         Obtain obligation data (ie: MIPRS, GPC purchases, PR deliverables) from GFEBS to prepare weekly status reports for the IMO-B Chief.

·         Attend weekly workgroups, teleconferences, and IMO-B meetings to offer workplace projects or tasks information.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (What skills and experience must be demonstrated for this position?)
Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience with applicable data systems.Must have previous experience working in a military environment.

Must have excellent organizational skills.

Must have a good working knowledge of MS Office programs.

Must have a good understanding and knowledge of military terminology.

Must know or be able to lean and understand the various military regulations, policies and procedures.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS (What education Requirements and/or special certifications are required for this position?)
Associates Degree (BA/S preferred)

Must have, and be able to maintain, a Secret clearance

 

EMAIL COGAR ABOUT JOB ID: 18-1374598

24 May

Watch Stander

Emergency Operations Center Watch Stander

Location:
Washington, DC

Status:
Full-Time and Part Time

ID:1353418

Job Description

The primary purpose for this position is to serve as a Watch Stander in the Department’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located in the Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB). The watch stander provides international, national and regional situational awareness to the SEMD leadership, emergency policy team, the Secretary and across the Department on all continuity and emergency events and incidents affecting the Department of Commerce (DOC). In addition, the Watch Stander will initiate HCHB emergency notification procedures in accordance with the EOC standard operation procedures (SOP) and the HCHB Occupant Emergency Plan as well as develop and maintain information data systems and support the Department in providing strategic direction during national security and emergency situations.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree or higher or at least 2 years of experience in Emergency Management, Continuity of Operations and Incident Command. Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Prerequisites

  • IS-100B Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-200B ICS for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-230d Fundamentals of Emergency Management
  • IS-235c Emergency Planning
  • IS-547A Introduction to Continuity of Operations
  • IS-775 EOC Management and Operations
  • IF011.16 Introduction to Information Security
  • IF105.16 Marking Classified Information 

Required Reading and Comprehension

  • Federal Continuity Directive 1
  • National Response Framework
  • National Incident Management System
  • U.S. Department of Commerce HCHB Occupant Emergency Plan
  • Department of Commerce EOC SOP
  • DOC Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)
  • The Watch Stander shall be experienced, proactive, highly motivated and well-organized, as the Watch Stander will represent the DOC and stand watch in support of the Emergency Operations Center’s mission in monitoring the status of DOC infrastructure, reporting incidents, accidents or threats to DOC personnel, mission and infrastructure within or outside of the National Capital Region (NCR) to include Outside the Continental U.S. (OCONUS)            

     Stands watch in support of the Emergency Operation Center’s mission to provide SEMD leadership and senior DOC staff with international, national and regional situational awareness.

    Tracks succession schedules in support of the DOC Continuity of Operations Program

     Communicate via classified systems such as STE/VIPR phones, Secure SATELITE Phones, Secure Faxes and Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet)

      Maintains EOC calendar

    • Receives, reviews and responds for further action emergency notifications and information about events impacting or affecting DOC operations and programs around the world in accordance with the EOC SOP, plans, policies and procedures.
    • Documents incoming and outgoing actions, messages, reports and other correspondence in the daily journal. Briefs incoming Watch Standers on current activities in person or through pass down or by memorandum.
    • Recommends actions and procedural changes and refinements in critical program areas.
    • Collects information from other government agency SITREPS and SPOTREPS daily and during emergency situations in order to prepare reports that keep SEMD leadership and the Secretary informed of threats or issues related to the Department’s mission.
    • Operates DOC Emergency Notification Systems, Emergency Broadcast Systems, radio communications, CCTV, Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems.
    • Serves as back up to the dispatcher roll directing the movement of Security Officers and other first responders during emergency situations.
    • Participates in exercises, assists in the analysis of results, and provides input to After Action Reports.
    • Maintains current knowledge of HCHB emergency plans and procedures.
    • Utilize the FEMA WebEOC System to pull reports on interagency mission assignments during emergencies.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

04 Apr

SPO / Dispatcher

Special Police Officer/Dispatcher

Location:
Washington, DC

Status:
Full-Time

ID:1315511

Job Description

•U.S. Citizen and 21 yrs. of age

•High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required Secret Clearance.

•Possess a current, valid armed DC Special Police Officer (SPO) commission

•Maintain all required credentials and training requirements IAW the contract.

•Must have successfully completed a DHS/FPS Security Manuel and Resource Tool (SMART BOOK) Basic Officer Training Course

•Must successfully pass a criminal and credit background investigation to include previous employment and personal references.

•Must successfully pass a physical and medical examination, drug screening to include a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB).

Must have current .38 spl Firearms qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

•High School Diploma or GED equivalent

•One or more years of security experience related to central station operations and or dispatch

centers is required. The officer must possess excellent interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills,

ability to remain calm under stressful situations, and also have the ability to interact effectively

with various customers within a fast paced, service oriented environment. Strong written and oral

communication skills are required. The Dispatchers shall have the ability to follow operating

procedures and internal instructions checklists. The dispatcher must have a working knowledge of

personal computer systems and current software and must have proficiency in Microsoft word

Qualifications

U.S. Citizen and 21 years of age; High School Diploma or GED.  Possess a current, valid armed DC Special Police Officer (SPO) commission.  Shall have a background with a minimum of two years of successful experience in field supervision (served in the Armed Forces, civilian law enforcement or commercial/industrial security force service). Maintain all required credentials and training requirements IAW the contract. Must successfully pass a criminal background investigation to include previous employment and personal references. Must successfully pass a physical and medical examination, drug screening to include a Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB).

12 Jan

Admin Assistant/HR Assistant JOB DESCRIPTION

The Human Resource Assistant/ Admin Assistant is responsible for the administrative support of day-to-day operations.

Essential Functions

1. Answers phones for the Company.
2. Receives and escorts employees and visitors.
3. Performs HRIS data entry and personnel file maintenance (WINTEAM and hard copy).
4. Assists employees and supervisors in the field (Operations)
5. Assists with new-employee orientations.
6. Maintains confidential personnel files and personnel actions.
7. Responds to reference checks and verifications of employment status.
8. Assists the with HR projects.
9. Assists with benefits administration.
10. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
11. Provides information by answering questions and requests.
12. Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
13. Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning administrative projects; expediting work results.
14. Assists with contract startups (data input and tracking).
Qualifications
Reporting Skills, Administrative Writing Skills, Microsoft Office Skills, Managing Processes, Organization, provides office services by implementing administrative systems,
Competencies
1. Communication.
2. Critical Evaluation.
3. Relationship Management.
4. Ethical Practice.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Travel

Local travel to various worksites is required.

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required, plus one year of office/clerical support experience.
Previous Administrate Assist/HR experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.

12 Apr

Watch Stander #243569

Watch Stander # 243569

Location:

Washington, D.C.

Status:
Full-Time

ID:

243569

Job Description

The COGAR Group, LTD located in Fairfax, Virginia is currently looking for Watch Standers to fill positions at IRS in D.C.

Responsibilities

• 2 years of working in a high volume customer based industry.
• Ability to construct and write clear, concise, accurate and detailed reports in English
• Ability to analyze data, incident information and recommend appropriate action and/or notification.
• Enforcement of Client and Company policies and procedures.
• Demonstrated skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
• Demonstrated excellent customer service and professional skills.
• Honorable service in the U.S. Armed Forces can be credited towards experience
• Two years of college education may be credited towards work experience

• U.S. Citizen
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Maintain all required credentials and training requirements IAW the contract.
• Must successfully pass an IRS account history review, criminal, credit, background investigation to include previous employment and personal references.

Education:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• College…..preferred

Available Shifts:
Sunday - Thursday 2200-0600 including rotating holidays
Monday - Friday 1400-2200 including rotating holidays
Friday - Saturday 1400-2200
Friday - Saturday 2200-0600 every other weekend
Saturday - Sunday 0600-1400 every other weekend

Company Description

We are a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and SBA certified 8(a) small business provider to the Federal Government. COGAR has the expertise and experience to help resolve complex problems in disciplines such as physical security, risk assessment, operations security, program management, facilities management, personnel management, eLearning, web design and support.

 The COGAR Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Must be able to obtain a IRS clearance;
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen
  • Professional appearance
  • 2 years of working in a high volume customer based industry
  • High School Diploma or GED

 Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Possess a IRS security clearance;
  • Experience giving presentations and briefings.
  • Military experience.