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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Administrative Assistant (Administrative Assistant 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC73349


Job Title Administrative Assistant (Administrative Assistant 4)

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name WRS-DO/ Weapons Research Services Division

What You Will Do

Weapons Research Services (WRS) Division is seeking a customer-focused individual to provide high-level administrative support in a classified environment. The successful candidate will support the WRS division office as well as interact and collaborate with the other support staff within the ALDX directorate. Establishing and balancing priorities is expected. The position will also schedule, plan, and coordinate visits and meetings; provide high-level administrative support in a busy office environment; interact with all levels of personnel; prioritize workload and produce high level quality work; administer the staff files; maintain excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, and written); administratively manage the special file transfer entitlements; and participate as a member of the Division Office management team.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize LANL applications for typical administrative functions (Oracle for purchasing, time & Labor, Concur for foreign and domestic travel, Foreign Travel system, Outlook calendar management, UTrain, submitting FSRs, etc.)

  • Effectively support WRS in a manner that is customer-focused and positive, teaming with other support staff in the directorate

  • Maintain a professional demeanor as well as office environment; demonstrate initiative and willingness to help out when needed; serve as a point of contact for employees, partner with HR regarding personnel related issues

  • Effectively manage commitments for WRS to assure timely deliverables

  • Take initiative to research answers to questions when they arise and resolve problems in a complex work environment where information is most sensitive

  • Serve as a resource to staff regarding established administrative policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain a records management system for multiple teams

  • Work independently while producing excellent quality work and following through to completion

  • Effectively manage multiple calendars and coordinate meetings with multiple managers, division leaders, and other administrators

  • Work under pressure of multiple deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing priorities

  • Demonstrate record of dependability and reliability as proven through good attendance and quality of work

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Primary/Minimum Requirements for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with the provision of administrative services and activities, including general office management

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Highly proficient in the preparation and formatting of correspondence, reports, and/or presentations

  • Excellent oral and written skills, including proofreading, grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment and interact with all levels of internal and external personnel, including the ability to network

  • Successfully demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and follow-through to completion on multiple tasks, often under strict deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing priorities

  • Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, and resolving problems and issues both independently and as a team member

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and/or classified matter

  • This position requires five or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience - At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be expected

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Lab-wide administrative systems (Oracle, Concur, etc.)

  • Active Q clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter

Education: Minimum of five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be desirable

Notes to Applicants: Please submit a detailed cover letter with your resume addressing all required and desired skills. (Please save cover letter with job number and name)

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. We are committed to work-life balance and personal/professional growth. Our creative and dedicated computational professionals are our greatest asset and we take pride in cultivating their talents, supporting their efforts, and enabling their success. Together we are advancing our national security mission.

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salaries

Flexible work schedules

Exercise facility free for staff use

Choice of comprehensive medical plans

Paid maternity leave, sick time

Paid parental leave

401k match (100% up to 6% + kicker)

Fully vested in 401k day one

Disability insurance

Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, NM enjoys excellent weather, clean air and outstanding public schools. This is a safe, low-crime, family-oriented community with frequent concerts and events as well as quick travel to many top ski resorts, scenic hiking trails, and mountain climbing. The short drive to work includes stunning views of the Valles Caldera as well as the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Many employees also live in the nearby state capital, Santa Fe, which is known for world-class restaurants, art galleries, and opera.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 51100

Maximum Salary 79100

Contact Details

Contact Name Montoya, Jessica M

Email jessica_m@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC73349