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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Health Physicist 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This posting is for a Program Leader of the External Dosimetry and Dosimetry Reporting (EDDR) team within the Radiation Protection Services Group. The EDDR team is responsible for providing comprehensive external dosimetry services on behalf of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s (LANL) full range of programs, projects and facilities. The team ensures accurate, timely, technically sound, and DOELAP-accredited external dosimetry measurements and reporting for the LANL workforce, official visitors and other customers. The Program Leader will be responsible for the management the following technical functions and leadership of personnel supporting these programs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervision, leadership, mentoring, and professional development of External Dosimetry team members. This includes managing resources, work scheduling and the resolution of problems/issues;

  • Working effectively and collaboratively with RP management and other ESH managers and personnel responsible for implementing the LANL radiation protection program;

  • Providing outstanding responsiveness in customer service for dosimetry users and their managers;

  • Ensuring that LANL’s External Dosimetry program meets or exceeds requirements to maintain DOELAP accreditation;

  • Managing technical and logistical functions and issues, including equipment, facilities and supplies necessary to ensure timely and accurate external dosimetry monitoring and reporting;

  • Serving as functional lead for IT systems used for external dosimetry enrollments, measurements, and reporting including working with IT specialists to maintain and improve those systems; and

  • Leading innovation and improvement initiatives targeting effectiveness, efficiency, and quality.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated, expert-level knowledge of DOE or NRC radiation protection regulatory requirements;

  • Expert-level knowledge of external radiation dosimetry measurements;

  • Expert-level experience performing external radiation dosimetry or instrumentation calculations and measurements;

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with a broad range of radiation protection activities;

  • Expert-level ability to work collaboratively as a team member;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Expert-level skills in leadership, mentoring and coordination of personnel

Training/Certifications: Relevant professional certifications preferred (e.g., ABHP, NRRPT, and/or other relevant certifications)

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institution, in a relevant field of study and 10 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. Master’s or Ph.D. degree in relevant field of study is desired.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert-level experience administering the requirements of the Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP), or equivalent accreditation processes, as applied to external dosimetry programs;

  • Advanced experience developing national/international standards on dosimetry, radiobioassay, radioactive sample analysis and/or radiation protection instrumentation;

  • Substantial professional level experience with external dosimetry processing systems;

  • Substantial knowledge of radiation protection records systems;

  • Extensive knowledge of DOE radiation protection requirements including 10CFR835;

  • Advanced experience with data management systems, SQL, Oracle server databases and creating SQL Queries;

  • Working knowledge of nuclear and radiological facility operations;

  • Demonstrated effective supervision of personnel in a management capacity and effective application of human resource requirements for assigned employees;

Note to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses their qualifications for the position and how their expertise fulfills the key requirements.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to speak, sitting, standing, reaching overhead, typing or keyboarding, and occasionally climbing stairs and ladders.

Work Environment: Occasional use of safety glasses or eye protection, safety shoes or protective footgear, hearing protection, radiological facilities requiring dosimetry.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

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)

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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for 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.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Email jhamilton@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85222
Organization Name RP-SVS/ Radiation Protection Services
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC85222
Category: Env Safety Health