18 Jul

Security Guard

The Cogar Group, Ltd is currently looking individuals to for fill Security Guard positions in Cambridge and Pocomoke CHC areas, Full time and Part time positions, As a part time or full time employee, you will get health benefit, retirement plan and vacation hours.
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.

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).

20 Nov

Security Escort

Escort

Location:
Washington D.C.

Status:
Full - Time

ID:
1117

Job Description

The COGAR Group is looking for Escorts that will support the Department of Homeland Security.

COGAR is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

Clearance: Top Secret/SCI Eligible

20 Aug

COGAR Awarded Army National Guard (ARNG) Admin Business Process Improvement Services I Contract in Arlington, VA!

COGAR Awarded Army National Guard (ARNG) Admin Business Process Improvement Services I Contract in Arlington, VA!

The COGAR Group, Ltd. (COGAR), a leading professional management and security and protection services firm, is pleased to announce the award of a subcontract by NextStep Technology, Inc. (NextStep) [http://nextsteptech.us/] for the Admin Business Process Improvement Services I contract through the Army National Guard (ARNG).

COGAR provides Business Case Analyst resources to support the ARNG Provost Marshall, Human Capital Management, and G5 in regards to business process improvement services to include installation identification cards/passes, vehicle registration, and CAC/DEERS operations to provide customer services for the AHS Buildings 1 and 2. COGAR has a longstanding relationship with the Army National Guard, and was the previous incumbent on this project. COGAR is very excited to work alongside NextStep for this professional services effort and is honored to have been considered for award.

This contract was awarded to NextStep Technology through an 8(a) set aside via GSA. COGAR was selected as the best qualified subcontractor for this opportunity. Our team has successfully transitioned and started this contract on August 14, 2017. COGAR has a long-standing history in providing professional management and security services on a commercial level to support the military and federal government. COGAR is proud to partner with NextStep Technology to fulfill the mission of the ARNG!

15 Apr

The COGAR Group Awarded Emergency USACE Armed Security Guard Contracts for Humphrey’s Engineering Center

The COGAR Group Awarded Emergency USACE Armed Security Guard Contracts for Humphrey’s Engineering Center

The COGAR Group, Ltd. (COGAR), a leading security and protection services firm, announces that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded the firm with a new emergency contract to continue performing armed security guard services at the Humphrey’s Engineering Center (HEC) in Alexandria, VA.

COGAR was the incumbent contractor and will perform operations for HEC for another base period of 10 months. COGAR personnel provide 24/7 armed security guard protection services for a high level cleared facility at USACE HEC. COGAR provides security protection via roving patrols, access/visitor control, surveillance camera and alarm monitoring, and emergency assistance support. COGAR provides a highly-trained guard unit and was able to continue operations without a break in service for USACE HEC in April of 2017.

The COGAR Group, Ltd. was awarded contracts via an emergency award, invitation only negotiations process. The contracts include a base period valued at over $800,000.  COGAR has a long-standing history of providing professional security services to the military and federal government since 2005. In addition, COGAR has been a partner to USACE and providing services since 2015. COGAR is proud to partner again with USACE on this sensitive requirement. 

 

11 Apr

COGAR Among the Top 10 GSA Schedule 84 Contracts for Fiscal Year 2016

COGAR Among the Top 10 GSA Schedule 84 Contracts for Fiscal Year 2016

The COGAR Group, Ltd. (COGAR), a leading professional management and security services firm, is pleased to announce that COGAR was among the top 10 GSA Schedule 84 Contractor’s for the 2016 Fiscal Year in terms of the largest contract awards as reported by GovWin IQ/Deltek’s April 5, 2017 GSA Schedule 84 – Security, Fire, and Law Enforcement FY16 Prime Spending report.

COGAR currently manages contracts under GSA’s Schedule 84 for several clients to include U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Federal Protective Service (FPS), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). COGAR is proud to serve these agencies and continue to effectively carry out their individual missions.  

COGAR is registered to conduct business with the U.S. Federal Government through GSA Schedule 84, contract number GS-07F-0625X. Additionally, COGAR is an 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) via our active GSA Schedule 84 contract vehicle which expires June 30, 2021. COGAR has expertise knowledge in negotiating contractual agreements though GSA and can assist your agency, should you consider setting your requirements as SDVOSB on Schedule 84! By setting your requirement as SDVOSB you are aiding in reaching and/or exceeding SDVO procurement goals! Contact us today to see how we can better provide your professional management and Security needs through GSA Schedule 84!