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Media Specialist

Job Title: Media Specialist | Location: Newport, RI | Full-Time

PURVIS Systems is seeking a Media Specialist to support media center tasking.  The Media Specialist will adhere to media operating procedures and supports roving watch tasking.


Media Specialist will service three centers located at customer site.  This position will:

  • Ensure proper protocols/handling instructions are followed while dealing with classified material.
  • Become familiar with the Base Inventory Tracking System (BITS) to enter transactions.
  • Check media in/out of system as new material is received.
  • Issue/return media for customer use.
  • Interface with various customers.

The Media Clerk will support a Roving Watch Tasking by:

  • Understanding/adhering to Laboratory Operating Procedures.
  • Recording events in an electronic pass down log.
  • Reacting to situations that are not identified within standard operating procedures.
  • Performing fire/security roving watch functions that include verifying and recording:
    • Equipment water temperature and pressure
    • Lab temperature
    • Hotel services are operating with normal bands
    • React to situations that are out of normal operating bands of supplied services


A high school or technical diploma is required.  Familiar with Microsoft Office.  The position requires the ability to lift more than 30 lbs., walk up and down stairwells and between buildings.  Individual must be detailed and customer-service oriented.

Candidates with knowledge of proper protocols/handling instructions when dealing with classified material is a plus.  Individuals familiar with BITS is also a plus but not required.

Work Schedule – 3rd Shift (11:30 PM – 7:30 AM) Thurs – Sun

Candidate must have or be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.

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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance
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