Los Alamos National Laboratory Radiation Protection Services Group Leader (Radiation Protection Manager 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Reporting to the Radiation Protection (RP) Division Leader and serving as a member of the RP Division management team, the Radiation Protection Services (RP-SVS) Group Leader is responsible for the technical leadership, strategic direction, oversight, and management of the RP-SVS Group. This group includes approximately fifty employees who supply external and internal dosimetry services, radioactive sample analysis and radiation protection instrumentation calibration and maintenance in support of the LANL’s nuclear and radiological facilities and workers. As the Group Leader, you will develop and execute radiation protection programs, processes, training, and oversight to help ensure high standards of implementation of the LANL Radiation Protection Program using cost effective strategies. You will help develop and achieve RP Division organizational goals for programmatic, operational, and business excellence, as well as will implement the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Environment, Safety, Health, Quality, Safeguards and Security (ALDESHQSS) vision and mission. You will be responsible for strategic planning and tactical execution for functions within the group, delivering high quality customer service, including maintaining effective relationships with principal stakeholders. You will ensure that the RP-SVS Group develops and maintains the capabilities necessary to support programmatic mission success, including responsibilities for recruiting, mentoring, and retaining qualified staff. Additionally, you will promote safety, security, and quality in all operations; exercise prudent fiscal responsibility and property management; promote teamwork within the organization and across the Laboratory; and promote a positive work environment and safety culture.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
High level technical leadership and management experience in Health Physics/Radiation Protection or related field, including applied experience in one or more of the technical fields of: external/internal dosimetry, radioactive sample analysis and/or radiation instrumentation.
Demonstrated advanced experience interacting and collaborating with a diversity of customers and stakeholders and in working with all levels of management.
Demonstrated record of effective management in the following areas: personnel management, financial management, and operational management (i.e. safety, security, environment, facility).
Strong record of strategic planning, technical advocacy, innovation, and operational excellence in executing complex technical programs, setting objectives, and meeting milestones.
Demonstrated record of leading cultural and organizational change, decision making, and successfully navigating change to successful outcomes.
Extensive knowledge with the interpretation and application of Radiation Protection programs, services, standards, regulations, and codes.
High-level experience with Radiation Protection related risk assessments, corrective actions, compliance, conduct and formality of operations.
High level experience in evaluating events and other performance feedback, applying learning for program improvement, managing risks and associated vulnerabilities.
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 8 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.
Experience administering the requirements of the Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP), or equivalent accreditation processes, as applied to external dosimetry and/or radiobioassay programs.
Experience developing national/international standards on dosimetry, radiobioassay, radioactive sample analysis and/or radiation protection instrumentation.
Substantial professional level experience in one or more of the following fields: external/internal dosimetry, radioactive sample analysis and/or radiation instrumentation calibration.
Broad and deep understanding of and experience with the various types of radiation protection instruments used at LANL.
Experience working with radiation calibration fields and in establishing and maintaining National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) traceability.
Knowledge of LANL radiation protection functions and capabilities and spectrum of LANL radiological operations.
Demonstrated experience interfacing with Laboratory management and a broad knowledge of all Laboratory operations and activities.
Knowledge of LANL and DOE/NNSA mission, organizational structure, and management systems and requirements, including personnel, budgeting, procurement, and safety.
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)
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 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Hamilton, Junior Victor Edward (Junior)
Vacancy Name: IRC85221
Organization Name Health Physics Measurements
Minimum Salary 125200
Maximum Salary 210600
Req ID: IRC85221
Category: Env Safety Health