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National Security Code Designations
Security Clearance Guidance

If the National Security Clearance Level is Secret or the employee is granted a Department of Energy L clearance, the position is designated as Non-Critical Sensitive, FPPS Code 2. (Note: If the position is also designated as High Risk applying Public Trust or Computer Sensitivity and Security criteria the position designation is changed to Critical Sensitive, FPPS Code 3. The position is not subject to Drug Testing, FPPS Code N.)

If the National Security Clearance Level is Top Secret, the position is designated as Critical Sensitive, FPPS Code 3. The position is subject to Drug Testing, FPPS Code H.

If the National Security Clearance Level is a Department of Energy "Q" Clearance (DOE Q), the position is designated as Critical Sensitive, FPPS Code 3. The position is subject to Drug Testing, FPPS Code H.

If the National Security Clearance Level is Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI), the position is designated as Special Sensitive, FPPS Code 4. The position is subject to Drug Testing, FPPS Code H.

If it is determined the National Security or DOE clearance should be terminated, the position is designated as either Non-Sensitive/Low Risk, FPPS Code 1, Moderate Risk, FPPS Code 5, or High Risk, FPPS Code 6 depending up the assessment of the position’s responsibilities when compared to Public Trust and Computer Sensitivity and Security criteria. The position is not subject to Drug Testing, FPPS Code N, unless the position meets the Drug Testing criteria.



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