Carmen L

State Government - 15 Years of Experience - Near 76501


State Government

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Carmen Lewis 1007 E Avenue E | Temple, TX 76501 (254)770-3415 | Experienced Security and Logistics Professional Summary of Qualifications Focused, results-driven Security and Logistics Professional with 15 years of experience in effective security procedures, productive operations, and the use of technical security systems to accomplish set objectives. Self-motivated individual who performs well at sites in the United States as well as in hostile environments overseas. Strong communication skills, serving as a valuable coordinator, liaison, and manager. Adept in building relationships with civilians, military partners, supervisors, and team members. Successful record of accomplishing goals accurately and on time. Holder of a current and active Secret Security Clearance. Experience in: Physical Security Armed Force Protection Surveillance Access Controls Applicant Screening Biometrics Planning and Implementation Team Training and Management Internal and External Communications Administrative, Operational, and Logistical Functions Documentation and Reporting Special Projects Experience DCSI Innv8tive Solutions 2014 – 2015 Office Personnel Manager | Bagram, Afghanistan | 10/2014 – 2/2015 Planned, directed, and coordinated human resource management activities of Contractor personnel in addition to providing office management and administration to the Garrison Contractors. • Advised the Contractor Lead on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment and recommended necessary changes. • Analyzed training needs to design Contractor employee development and health and safety programs. • Maintained records and compiled statistical reports concerning Contractor personnel-related data such as hires, transfers performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates. • Forecasted future staffing and organizational needs. Reviewed and interpreted Contractor labor contracts. • Coordinated travel for the office personnel. • Facilitated change in organization to help transition all levels. Executive Assistant, HR Specialist, and DEERS/Rapids Official | Bagram, Afghanistan | 7/2014 – 10/2014 Managed all administrative functions for the Garrison Command Group. • Answered a high volume of incoming telephone calls from higher headquarters, civilian officials in DOD and DA, other governmental departments, and representatives of industry and general public. Build rapport with callers while providing information, answering questions, and routing calls. • Managed schedules and calendars for the management team. • Coordinated travel for office personnel. • Arranged conferences and meetings, from travel and lodging to facility space and timelines. • Attended meetings to take minutes and serve as Recorder. • Prepared, reviewed, and edited documents and presentations on behalf of the Office of the Garrison Commander. Maintained files for all documents and correspondence. • Advised staff members on administrative and procedural matters within the Office. Maintain the flow of clerical work to ensure that all assignments are completed on time. Suggest changes as needed. • Coordinated with directorates to ensure timely submission of appraisals, awards, and personnel actions. • Managed several projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines. • Verified the identify of cards as required by the Joint Inter-Service Instruction AFI 36- 3026 IP. Viewed and scanned documents to establish eligibility before entering data in DEERS or issuance of ID cards. • Enters DoD Sponsor and Family member information. Issued DoD ID cards to military members, their family members, and other entitled persons with a DoD association. • Suspended individuals commissary, exchange, or MWR privileges as necessary. • Generated and scanned the DD Form 1172-2. (Continued on page 2) Carmen Lewis Page 2 of 3 | (254)770-3415 | Experienced Security and Logistics Professional Experience, Continued DynCorp International 2011 – 2014 Lead Security Coordinator | FOB Tarin Kowt Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan | 8/2012 – 6/2014 Planned, coordinated, and performed all security functions, enforcing base security through effective security measures and the use of advanced biometric systems. • Trained and supervised the team of Security Specialists. Mentored Specialists on best practices for security enforcement, firearms, biometrics systems, and communications with civilians and military personnel. • Performed searches, surveillance, and control access operations. Administered vehicle passes. • Managed the enrollment process. Screened candidates while obtaining personal information, fingerprints, digital images, and iris scans. Processed information using the Biometric Automated Toolset (BATS). • Monitored surveillance systems. Initiated proper responses for suspicious activity in or around the base. • Logged security activity and information. Maintained current and accurate records of Terror Watch Lists and Persons of Interest Reports. Create and disseminate Threat and Vulnerability Assessments. • Met with Senior Military Personnel and clients to provide information, updates, and recommendations. Database Administrator | FOB Walton - Kandahar, Afghanistan | 2/2011 – 8/2012 Managed the database containing information obtained from interviews with local and third country nationals. • Utilized the Biometric Automated Toolset at the Force Protection Screening Cell. Input biometric information into the central database and the server. Compiled biometric statistics reports. • Served as the Primary BATS and Badging Operations Trainer for incoming Security Specialists. • Managed badging operations. Created a spreadsheet that tracked all badge packets from creation to approval. Successfully produced over 750 identification cards. • Implemented a new system of archival for all badge packets for better integrity and retrieval of data. WGI – URS Corporation 2010 – 2011 Force Protection Escort and Administrative Office Coordinator | Bagram, Afghanistan Worked within a dual role to protect personnel, equipment, and information at the airfield in addition to assisting the Site Manager with administrative, operational, and logistical duties. • Actively monitored all local national, third country national, and contract personnel. • Coordinated travel for the office. • Updated and managed security reports, employee files, financial records, and project files. DynCorp International 2006 – 2010 Force Protection Officer, Lead Guard, and Security Administrative Specialist | Doha, Qatar Began employment as a Security Administrative Specialist and quickly moved into positions as a Lead Guard and Force Protection Officer. • Conducted access control at entry and exit points. Scanned identification cards and searched personnel. • Performed walking patrols as well as static guard duty. Investigated security breaches. • Supported administrative, operational, and logistical functions as Security Administrative Specialist. Corrections Corporation of America 1998 – 2006 Corrections Officer, Law Librarian Supervisor, and Mailroom Clerk | Bartlett, Texas Worked within a series of roles that increased in scope and responsibility with each promotion, from Mailroom Clerk to Librarian Supervisor to Corrections Officer. • Supported the entire cycle of inmate custody, from intake and escorts to in-facility control and release. • Maintained accountability for the processing and disbursement of all mail as Mailroom Clerk. Education Diploma | Temple High School | Temple, Texas | 1989 (Continued on page 3) Carmen Lewis Page 3 of 3 | (254)770-3415 | Experienced Security and Logistics Professional Technical and Computer Skill Set Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) Biometrics and Security Systems (BAT, HIIDE, and SEEK) Web-based Applications for Online Research and Communications RAPIDS Cerifications Security Clearance Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance More Information on Carmen Lewis