Military 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).

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Work Environment

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

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Military Outlook

Service Branches

Jobs in this career field may be available in other service branches. Call or email a particular branch for more info.

Military Status

  • Enlisted
    • Hands-on/specialized
    • High school diploma required
  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required

Military Workforce

Document Security Specialists in the Military

2,149

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Salary

Average Salary

$72,290

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 52%
  • Post-secondary certificate 20%
  • Associate's degree 16%
  • High school 4%
  • Some college 4%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 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

  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
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