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Los Alamos National Laboratory Chief of Staff 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC74809


Job Title Chief of Staff 3

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name W-DO/Weapons Systems Division Office

Minimum Salary 89900

Maximum Salary 148300

What You Will Do

Functions as a member of a division office management team to plan, coordinate, and direct the administrative management of business, operational, and/or programmatic activities typically requiring broad experience and the use of professional concepts to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Participates strategically and tactically in decisions impacting Divisional interface across organizations spanning broad areas across the Laboratory. Specific duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to: serving as a key advisor to Division management on business, operational, and/or programmatic activities and initiatives; contributing to the strategic development and the tactical planning to achieve Division objectives; and researching, developing, and implementing systems, processes, policies, and procedures to ensure business, operational, and/or programmatic consistency, efficiency, and compliance. Exerts significant latitude to establish the framework for the day-to-day business, operational, and/or programmatic activities. Develops and implements communication strategies inter-divisional, cross organizationally and external to the Laboratory. Maintains and shares current knowledge of Laboratory, DOE, and/or NNSA missions, policies, practices, and critical issues to ensure effective networking, reference, consistency, and compliance. Has authority to act on behalf of and/or represent Division management on activities and committees and serves as a liaison in responding to institutional requests. Directs the administration and implementation of division wide staffing strategies and plans; coordinates staffing activities to include performance and merit exercises; and initiates personnel actions. Understands and adheres to all Laboratory and NNSA regulatory guidance and governance specific to business operations policies and procedures. Ensures all results, materials, processes, and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience with administrative management of business, operational, and/or programmatic activities related to:

  • Safety

  • Security

  • Employee development and mentoring

  • Environmental compliance

  • Contractor assurance

  • Quality assurance

  • Strategic and tactical planning

  • Project management

  • Information technology

  • Financial management

  • Human resources

  • Communication strategies

  • Government, community, and customer relations

  • Space and equipment planning and management

  • Property management

  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience in conducting research, evaluating alternatives, and determining solutions on issues affecting business, operational, and/or programmatic oversight.

  • Advanced knowledge of and successfully demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and managing innovation and process improvements.

  • Ability to function as a member of an executive management team, to work effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel, and to gain consensus, build teams, and resolve conflicts.

  • Excellent customer service skills and exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Laboratory business, operational, and programmatic missions, goals, commitments, and critical issues.

  • Advanced knowledge of the Laboratory's organizational structure, and governing and implementing policies, procedures, and instructions.

  • Advanced knowledge of governmental regulations and potential environmental impacts related to business operations and practices.

  • Knowledge of Human Performance Improvement (HPI), Emotional Intelligence, and High Reliability Team

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Oracle Applications; business systems and related operating software, i.e., Excel, Visio, etc.

Desired Skills: (skills that are nice to have, but not necessary)

  • Supervisory or line management experience.

  • Knowledge of the Weapons Program and/or Weapons Engineering.

  • Demonstrated experience working with the security requirements of performing workin asensitiveand/or classified environment.

  • Demonstrated experience working with and protecting sensitive information and classified matter.

  • Active Q clearance.

Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree is preferred.

Notes to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants MUST submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the key requirements of the position.

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

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Weapon Systems Engineering Division (W Division) provides system engineering and program management to ensure the safety, reliability and security of our Nation's nuclear stockpile. W Division is responsible for Program Leadership and engineering design and analysis in support of the national security mission at Los Alamos National Laboratory. W Division is integral in providing programmatic and technical leadership for evaluation and maintenance of the enduring nuclear weapon stockpile, stockpile assessment, certification, and design and deployment of life extension projects.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Ferguson, Leslie Nichole

Email leslief@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC74809