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NSA / Crypto Material Controller – Entry to Experienced Level – HI MD UT (N1226490 6/14)

National Security Agency (NSA)


NSA/CSS Hawaii Kunia, HI

Fort George G. Meade Complex, MD

Utah Data Center (UDC), UT

Pay Plan: GG, Grade: 01/1 to 13/10

Open: 2024-03-28, Close: 2024-06-14



Use Basic Comp Sys/Office Tech

– Use basic office resources, such as e-mail, Web browsers, word processors, and presentation graphics.

– Use office computers and printers.

– Use office equipment other than computers and printers, such as copiers, scanners, and telecommunications equipment.


– Help or assist coworkers, subordinates, or other employees when needed.

Job Summary

Provide cryptographic products and physical security of communications security (COMSEC) material for the protection of information processed in National Security Systems. Identify, control, process, secure, distribute and assure accountability of COMSEC assets. Crypto Material Controllers are responsible for the management and control of documents, policies, directives, and instructions.


The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position.

A degree in any field is acceptable.

Relevant experience must include one or more of the following: working in a COMSEC environment, working in a warehouse, a manufacturing or logistics field, administrative activities, data entry, customer service, or project planning.


Entry is with a high school diploma or GED and no experience.


Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate’s degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.


Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 6 years of relevant experience, or an Associate’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.



COMSEC Accounting

– Accounting for information security equipment, key, and COMSEC material.

Classification Management

– Applying the requirements for handling, couriering, transporting, and safeguarding protected (e.g., FOIA/Privacy Act) and/or classified information.

Computer Operations

– Using computers and computer systems to accomplish work activities. Includes navigating the internet and common file systems within a computer network.

NSA/CSS Miss/Policies/Directs

– Applying NSA/CSS policies and directives.

Security Awareness

– Using policies, regulations, and procedures for securing facilities and protecting the security of personnel and information.


Interpersonal Skills

– Treating others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect.

Oral Communication

– Listening, being receptive to others, attending to non-verbal cues, and responding appropriately.


– Collaborating with colleagues, counterparts, management, and others to achieve common goals.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Pay: Salary offers are based on candidates’ education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.

Salary Range: $34,121 – $153,354 (Entry/Developmental, Full Performance, Senior)

Salary range varies by location, work level and relevant experience to the position.

On the job training, internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.

Benefits: NSA offers excellent benefits to include relocation assistance, flexible work schedules, generous leave programs, paid personal fitness time, training and continuing education classes, health and life insurance, Federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), and a Federal retirement plan.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirement between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (flexible).

How to apply

Apply soonest, as job postings can close earlier than stated end dates due to changes in requirements. It is important to review and note the minimum qualifications, as only those applicants who meet the required qualifications will be contacted to continue the employment process. Please populate the resume tool to showcase any relevant work experience and education related to the position and answer any applicable screening questions. Information collected will be used to determine eligibility, and failure to provide accurate information may result in disqualification for this position.

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U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. NSA is also committed to the promotion of diversity within its workforce. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. Please visit our Diversity link for more information

DCIPS Disclaimer

The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans’ Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans’ preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.


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