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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Emergency Management (Project-Program Director 6) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Reporting to the Defense Security Program’s Senior Director, the Project-Program Director will manage a complex and technically challenging portfolio with a strategic significance that requires multidisciplinary integration across multiple Laboratory organizations. The selected candidate contributes to defining and articulating strategic visions and goals and to developing and executing emergency-related response services and functions that include the design, development, implementation, and maintenance. These include but are not limited to Planning and Preparedness, Emergency Management, HAZMAT, Hazardous Device Team, and Wildland Fire. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the Laboratory's emergency planning, preparedness, management, response and fire protection, and recovery services meet the requirements of the prime management contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of Safety and Health and all other federal, state and local agencies with jurisdiction. Will serve as one of the designated Emergency Directors during Laboratory incidents.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


  • Demonstrated success in leadership of complex organizations to include effectively establishing a mission and vision that drives change, managing resources, building rapport, teaming, resolving conflicts, and fostering internal and external collaborations.

  • Successful experience in leading a management team in strategic planning, setting objectives, and meeting milestones.

  • Record of commitment to promoting objectives in safety, security, quality, diversity in the workplace, AA/EEO, environment and health.

  • Well-articulated leadership philosophy/strategy backed by personal examples.

  • Demonstrated commitment to the professional development and mentoring of employees, and competence in leading teams and building rapport with employees, peers, and supervisors.


Strong background and record of achievement in government regulations affecting emergency-related services and functions with particular emphasis on Department of Energy and Department of Homeland Security requirements. Will direct the planning, organizing and carrying out of local emergency operations activities.

Organizational Skills

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to establish priorities, manage projects, and execute complex business and financial assignments. Effectively change between tasks to accomplish the organizational objectives and provide guidance to employees for unforeseen situations or questions.


Strong record of effective written and verbal communication skills, as evidenced by application materials, letters of reference, and by seminars, briefings, and presentations.


Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 15 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Advanced degree preferred.

Safety and Security

  • Experience applying Human Performance Improvement Principles. Familiarity and application of the Safe Conduct of Research (SCoR) principles, or other behavioral based system of a safe workplace.

  • Extensive knowledge of government regulations affecting emergency-related services and functions with particular emphasis on Department of Energy and Department of Homeland Security requirements.

Strategy and Collaboration

  • Demonstrated experience in building collaborative relationships, internally across groups, divisions and directorates, and externally with other laboratories, universities, and industrial partners.

  • Demonstrated experience in effective decision-making and creative problem solving.

System Usage

  • Financial management skills and commitment to good business practices as demonstrated by performance and accomplishments in previous work assignments.

Note to Applicants:

Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.

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. 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: 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 Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 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: IRC82038
Organization Name EM-DIVOFF/Emergency Management Division Office
Minimum Salary 175500
Maximum Salary 321600
Req ID: IRC82038
Category: Security