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Los Alamos National Laboratory Deployed Security Specialist (Security Specialist 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Security Specialist 2 or 3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Security Specialist 2 ($69,300 - $110,000)

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Deployed Security Group is looking for a motivated security professional to work in the Deployed Security program while partnering closely with operations/weapons to ensure that all LANL and Federal security requirements are met while optimizing efficiency/success for the important work being accomplished at LANL. The successful candidate will:

  • Work closely with their assigned organization to support mission success while ensuring adherence to all applicable security policies/procedures.

  • Work closely with the Security Incident Team to perform incident response and mitigation.

  • Conduct on-site security walk-downs and implement corrective actions when needed.

  • Brief organizations and management on the security posture within their organizations.

  • Create and deliver presentations/awareness pieces to provide information and instruction on a variety of security job-related functions.

Security Specialist 3 ($83,300 - $136,200)

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level the selected candidate will be required to:

  • Actively mentor new hires to help foster and promote professional development.

  • Lead small teams within the group on focused security related projects and activities.

  • Conduct peer reviews within the group on security related awareness pieces.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in one or more of the major security areas – classified matter protection and control, information security, physical security, computer security, and personnel security.

  • Experience and skill in the preparation and presentation of security and safeguards reports to internal organizations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Laboratory’s security and safeguards policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to write and implement procedures, policies, guides or other formal documents, demonstrating compliance with security requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative methods for implementing program requirements.

Additional Job Requirements for Security Specialist 3 position:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at theSecurity Specialist 3level requ i res:

  • Thorough experience interfacing with all levels of management, technical, and non- technical personnel.

  • Advanced experience leading small teams, setting goals, and delegating tasks.

  • In-depth experience conducting causal analysis, writing corrective actions, and evaluating effectiveness.

Education/Experience at Security Specialist 2 level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Management, or Security related field and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Education/Experience at Security Specialist 3 level: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Security, Law Enforcement, or related field and 6 years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in LANL Weapon’s Programs. Demonstrated initiative, independent judgment and tact.

  • Knowledge, of and experience with, classified matter protection and control, key core, and access control.

  • Active DOE clearance

Note to Applicants: Please include a comprehensive cover letter addressing in detail how you meet the minimum requirements and desired skills.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

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 regard 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 call1-505-665-4444option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Land, Brandy Nicole
Email brandyl@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82814
Organization Name SAFE-DS/SAFE-Deployed Security
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC82814
Category: Security