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Technical Specialist Chemical Security

Centreville, VA 20121
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Technical Specialist - Chemical Security

Areas: Virtual or Philippines

Ready to put your chemical security expertise to work with a program intended to enhance interagency systems, capabilities and capacities of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) to prevent, detect, report, respond, and secure especially dangerous pathogens (EDPs) and chemicals of security concern (CoSC)? Parsons is seeking a Technical Specialist to serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in support of the US Government's Department of Defense (DOD) Threat Reduction Agency's (DTRA) Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP). The Technical Specialist - Chemical Security will assist with the development and implementation of the BTRP mission in the Philippines to include assessments, training, evaluation, and technical design and construction reviews. The Technical Specialist - Biosafety reports directly to the Project Manager (PM) and works with other team members to facilitate integration, resources, and cost-effective solutions for BTRP efforts. This position can be located in the Philippines or through virtual assistance with site assistance visits to the Philippines.


  • Participate in-country assessments and analyses of historical documentation and facility activities with focus on chemical security
  • Support the procurement, delivery, assembly, installation, testing, sustainment planning, certification, initial Operations & Maintenance (O&M) training, and operational turn over of needed equipment, consumables, supplies, tools and materials relative to chemical security under the BTRP for supported facilities
  • Participate in facility design and provide expertise during construction and renovations relative to U.S. and Philippines national laws, standards, codes, regulations, and best practices for chemical security
  • Conduct needs/gap assessments of training materials, tools, methodology, instructor capability, and organizational training system with focus on chemical security
  • Develop and deliver training to address needs and gaps in existing program to include train the trainer instruction in the area of chemical security
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of O&M related lifecycle and logistics support for the sustainment and transition of products, services, equipment, and products/deliverables developed under the BTRP relative to chemical security
  • Serve as evaluator or facilitator during training activities to include table-top or field drill and exercise with focus on chemical security
  • Coordinate workshop presentations and attendance with key members from stakeholder organizations with focus on chemical security
  • Evaluate and trains laboratory personnel in procedures of testing, equipment, safety and quality control
  • Identify trends in surveillance data and designing proper laboratory support for appropriate chemical security in laboratory setting
  • Recommend changes to protocols and research standard operating procedures as needed
  • Assist with the implementation of additional research and disease surveillance, reporting, and response system efforts in support of BTRP
  • Attend meetings between Parsons, US Government, sub-contractors, site recipient representatives, and others as may be required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA or BS in relative field preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years of applied chemical security experience
  • Formal military or security organization training, education, and experience in physical security, personnel security, emergency management, threat assessment & insider threat management, information security, consequence management, and counter-WMD
  • Experience with Chemical Personal Reliability Program preferred



Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

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Technical Specialist Chemical Security

Parsons Corporation
Centreville, VA 20121

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