Document Security Specialists

Military Career

General Information

Description

Document security specialists safeguard sensitive material and arrange for delivery by courier. They provide adequate protection for material from receipt through delivery or to storage, prepare classified correspondence, and manage administrative functions and security procedures for various security programs (e.g., Special Security Program, Sensitive Compartmented Information Security Program).

Work Environment

Document security specialists work in office settings, both on land and aboard ships.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Comparable Industries

  • Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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Military Outlook

Service Branches

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  • Army
  • Marine Corps
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required

Military Workforce

Document Security Specialists in the Military

413

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Salary

Average Salary

$45,944

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 61%
  • Associate's degree 15%
  • Post baccalaureate 7%
  • Post-secondary certificate 7%
  • Some college 3%
  • Post-master's certificate 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Military training

All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Document security specialists in the Military will gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training topics may include: English grammar, spelling, and punctuationLetter writing policies and guidelinesSetting up and maintaining filing and publication systemsPreparing forms and correspondence in military styleMaintaining databasesPersonnel administration policies, technologies, and procedures

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Engineering and Technology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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