Los Alamos National Laboratory Planning & Analysis (Security Specialist 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC74808
Job Title Planning & Analysis (Security Specialist 2/3)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name SAFE-PA/Planning & Analysis
What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Security Specialist 2/Security Specialist 3, depending on the skills, education and experience of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.
The Planning and Analysis Group (SAFE-PA) serves the LANL, Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). SAFE-PA conducts security and emergency analyses to ensure national security and protect the safety and health of workers, the public and the environment. SAFE-PA integrates security and emergency analyses to prevent and/or mitigate the consequences of a security and/or emergency incident.
Reporting to the Planning and Analysis Group Leader and Deputy Group Leader, the Security Specialist will provide security expertise as a member of the Vulnerability Assessment Team that helps provide input and integration for physical security, security systems, nuclear material control, Protective-Force operations and other security interests to protect LANL assets.
Security Specialist 2 ($67,900 - $107,700)
Security Specialist 2 works under limited direction; receives general instructions on new assignments. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Determines approach to solutions, plans schedule and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives.
A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of specialized area plus working knowledge of other related fields. Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.
Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Contributes to the development of organization’s goals and objectives.
Security Specialist 3 ($81,600 - $133,400)
Security Specialist 3 work is accomplished without considerable direction. May coordinate activities of other personnel. Exerts significant latitude in determining objectives of assignment, and determines the methods and procedures needed for new assignments.
Has wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods. Considered expert in field within the organization.
Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity and where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Security Specialist 2:
Working knowledge in two or more of the following areas; Physical Security, Physical Security Systems, Protective-Force operations, Military, Vulnerability Assessments, Security Risk Assessments, Nuclear Material Control and Accountability, emergency planning, and data analytics.
Experience in document writing.
Experience with reviewing analyses, assessments and documents, ensuring the quality and accuracy of the data, to then process, design and present within supporting security plans.
Working experience in building strong working relationships with middle and senior level internal and external stakeholders.
Experience working effectively in a team environment and ability to take direction.
Security Specialist 3:
Advanced experience and knowledge in two or more of the following areas; Physical Security, Physical Security Systems, Protective-Force operations, Military, Vulnerability Assessments, Security Risk Assessments, Nuclear Material Control and Accountability, emergency planning, and data analytics.
Demonstrated experience in document writing.
Advanced Experience with reviewing analyses, assessments and documents, ensuring the quality and accuracy of the data, to then process, design and present within supporting security plans.
Advanced Working experience in building strong working relationships with middle and senior level internal and external stakeholders.
Experience working effectively in a team environment and ability to take direction.
Desired Skills (Security Specialist 2 and 3):
Active DOE Clearance.
Knowledge of NNSA Supplemental Directive 470.4-2 Implementation Instructions.
Working knowledge of Laboratory organizations, operations, and programs.
Demonstrated experience with simulation modeling.
Advanced experience in explosive analysis.
Advanced experience utilizing AutoCAD.
Demonstrated experience as a security vulnerability analyst.
Demonstrated experience in Nuclear Material Control and Accountability.
Demonstrated experience as a data analyst.
Demonstrated experience in technical writing.
Demonstrated experience in physical security and or physical security systems.
Demonstrated experience with SharePoint and Electronic Document Records Management System (EDRMS).
In-depth knowledge of DOE Orders in regards to security and safeguards functions.
Knowledge and experience with the LANL Safeguards and Security, Emergency Operations, and Planning and Analysis.
Essential Job Functions: Reading vision, ability to speak, walking, climbing stairs.
Security Specialist 2 : Position typically requires a Bachelor’s in business, management, or security-related field and a minimum of two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Security Specialist 3: Position typically requires post graduate coursework in Security, Law Enforcement, or related field, 8 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Notes to Applicants: Along with a resume, applicants should provide a cover letter addressing each of the Minimum Job Requirements and Desired Skills
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.
HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.
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 email@example.com 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.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)
Req ID: IRC74808