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Los Alamos National Laboratory Human Resources Generalist 1/2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Discover a world of opportunity in the Human Resources Field and Central Services (HR-FCS) Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory! We have exciting opportunities for outstanding entry-level and mid-level HR professionals like you. As an HR Generalist, you will be a key member of the team that enables the Laboratory to accomplish its mission by providing strategic guidance and high-level support to management on all HR products and services and implementing a wide range of HR programs. This is your chance to directly support our national security mission and continue to make LANL the best place to work!

Human Resources Generalist 1 ($58,800-$90,800)

Position requires an entry-level professional who is familiar with and has demonstrated experience applying Human Resources knowledge and best practices in a professional setting. At the HR Generalist 1 level, the selected candidate will advise stakeholders on HR policies and procedures, complete a wide array of personnel actions, and provide support on common and moderately complex HR issues.

Human Resources Generalist 2 ($71,000-$112,700)

Position requires an experienced and skilled professional who has specialized experience with and broadly applies Human Resources knowledge and best practices across a complex organization. At the HR Generalist 2 level, the selected candidate will have a full understanding of HR as an interrelated system of functional operations and the capacity to resolve a wide range of complex HR issues. In addition to the duties and expectations of a Human Resources Generalist 1, the candidate will also have the ability to manage process improvement initiatives, mentor junior staff and partner with all HR functions.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

HR Business Acumen: Basic working knowledge of HR theories, principles, and understanding of HR as an interrelated system of functional operations. Demonstrated experience advising stakeholders on human resources policies and procedures, completing HR actions such as hiring packages, salary actions, promotions, terminations, and/or dealing with employee relations issues. Evidence of providing guidance to customers in areas such as staffing, compensation, benefits, employee relations, etc. through effectively interpreting and applying HR policy and procedures.

Technical Expertise: Demonstrated e xperience with HR systems (i.e Oracle, People Soft, etc.) and databases (i.e. Microsoft Excel) to accurately input information and retrieve, organize and report HR data and metrics.

Relationship Management: Demonstrated ability to thoughtfully and proactively work with customers to understand their needs, resolve issues, and apply policy and procedure to successfully achieve business goals.

Ethical Practice: Direct experience maintaining confidentiality and protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) throughout daily operations.

Planning and Prioritization: Demonstrated ability to manage a high volume of assignments, adapt quickly to shifting priorities, meet strict deadlines, and multi-task in a detail-oriented and fast-paced environment.

Additional requirements at the HR Generalist level 2:

HR Business Acumen: Specialized knowledge of HR theories, principles, and understanding of HR as an interrelated system of functional operations. Significant experience completing HR actions.

Leadership : Demonstrated capacity to mentor junior staff, roll out and manage HR process improvement initiatives and ability to build networks across functional and organizational boundaries.

Desired qualifications at both levels:

  • Professional certification (PHR, SPHR) is highly desirable.

  • Detailed knowledge of organization and business as well as knowledge of LANL organizational structure, mission and goals.

  • Active DOE Q clearance.

Education Requirement for HR Generalist 1: Bachelor’s degree in business or other area related to HR preferred and a minimum of two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education HR Generalist 2: Bachelor’s degree in business or other area related to HR preferred and a minimum of five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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. This job posting will close by close of business on January 27, 2022.

Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM with the potential for teleworking from a locationwithin 2 hours ground commute of this location. Reporting onsite will be periodically required. Telework is at the discretion of management and can change at any time with appropriate notice.

Position: 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. In this role you may be assigned to any one of our three Laboratory Directorates supporting Weapons, Operations or Science Technology & Engineering. 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.

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.

Employment Status

Full Time

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Delano, Megan Riley
Email mdelano@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC98007
Organization Name HR-FCS/Human Resources Field & Central Services
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC98007
Category: Human Resources