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Information Control Specialists

Business Management & Administration

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Work Environment

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

  • Military Status


  • Median Military Salary This is the median, or the midpoint, of the salary range for this career.


    Military Salary Range Salary varies based on years of service, degree level, special pays, family status and location.

    $24,769 - $205,197


Information Control 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).

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 punctuation
  • Letter writing policies and guidelines
  • Setting up and maintaining filing and publication systems
  • Preparing forms and correspondence in military style
  • Maintaining databases
  • Personnel administration policies technologies and procedures

Helpful Attributes

  • Ability to organize and plan
  • Interest in keeping organized and accurate records
  • Interest in operating computers and other office machines
  • Preference for office work
  • Reliability and discretion

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