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Daniel Thomas
Professional Summary

Service-oriented Personnel Security Specialist with 40 years background in federal law enforcement.   Core competencies include strong organizational and prioritization abilities as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Time Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Persuasion
  • Production and Processing
Personnel Security Specialist Sep 2003Apr 2016 FBI Seattle, WA

Top Secret security clearance required.

  • Conduct background investigations of individuals who require a security clearance for access to classified information.   Those individuals would be from other law enforcement agencies or private sector .
  • Review Personnel Security Questionnaires,  verify information    submitted on applications.  Retrieve data from credit bureaus, request Local Agency Checks, review reports to determine criminal record, traffic violation, etc.
  • Prepare reports on investigations resulting from interviews conducted during background investigations.
  • Draft summary sheets on the results of investigations for all assigned cases. In case of derogatory information, drafts detailed evaluation of the adverse information.
  • Assist in adjudicating personal background investigations for suitability for employment with the FBI and/or issuance of a security clearance.
  • Take photograph of cleared individual and issue access badge, parking pass, and keys.
Surveillance Specialist May 2002Sep 2003 FBI Seattle, WA

Top Secret security clearance with SCI required.

Perform investigative, surveillance, technical or analytical duties directly related to the counterintelligence target. 

Office Assistant - Secretary May 1999May 2002 FBI - American Embassy - Legal Attache Canberra, ACT

Top Secret security clearance with SCI  required.

  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material.
  • Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
  • Locate and attach appropriate files to incoming correspondence requiring replies.
  • Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information, internally or with other organizations.
  • Open, read, route, and distribute incoming mail or other materials and answer routine letters.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals. 
Paralegal Specialist Aug 1993Jun 1999 FBI San Francisco, CA

Top Secret security clearance required.

- Determine identity of persons requiring legal notice of seized items. 
- Performs administrative activities associated with the seizure, storage, and disposal of both forfeitable and abandoned property.
- Reviews information in case files to identify potentially forfeitable assets in accordance with prospective guidelines and appropriate titles of forfeiture law.
- Prepares documents relating to seized property and initiates action to accomplish the seizure, forfeiture, and disposition of property.
- Coordinates disposition of property with various levels/agencies and ensures accounting of costs and classification of expenses.
- Assists in the execution of search warrants.
- Maintains contacts with vendors, bankers, individual petitioners, attorneys representing petitioners and defendants.

File Supervisor Feb 1991May 1993 FBI Oakland, CA

Top Secret security clearance required.

  • Supervise 5-7 employees and supervise the work of office, administrative, or customer service employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems.
  • Discuss job performance problems with employees to identify causes and issues and to work on resolving problems.
    • Interpret and communicate work procedures and company policies to staff. 
    • Prepare and issue work schedules, deadlines, and duty assignments for office or administrative staff.
    High School Diploma Jun 1972 Shoreline High School Seattle, WA
    Secretarial - attended for 2 years - no degree Shoreline Community College Shoreline, WA Basic office skills courses such as Accounting, Records Management, Typing and Stenography.
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    Previous Companies:

    • FBI
    • FBI American Embassy Legal Attache

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Personnel Security Specialist
    • Surveillance Specialist
    • Office Assistant Secretary
    • Paralegal Specialist
    • File Supervisor


    • Shoreline High School
    • Shoreline Community College

    Level of Education:

    • High School Diploma

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