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Los Alamos National Laboratory Security Manager 6 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC73362


Job Title Security Manager 6

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name SEC-DO/Physical Security Division

What You Will Do

The Division Leader will develop and support the Los Alamos National Laboratory goals and strategies that enhance Laboratory security. The Division Leader will actively engage peers at other national laboratories or other institutions/corporate entities to benchmark policies and practices that have applicability to the Laboratory and offer improvement over existing practices. The Division Leader maintains a broad view of Laboratory’s mission and programs and sets the Division’s direction to respond to evolving programmatic needs. Provides a strategic vision and planning for Personnel Security, Security Systems, Physical Security and Protective Force activities; ensures strong and responsive Laboratory security; interacts with other Laboratory organizations to ensure security protection needs are met. The successful candidate must be results orientated with solid management, communication and interpersonal skills. As a member of the senior management team, the selected candidate will be responsible for promoting safety, security, and quality in all operations; mentoring and developing personnel; promoting teamwork within the division and across the Laboratory, and demonstrating the behaviors that promote a positive work environment.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in making recommendations of appropriate and required security and safeguards measures and techniques and methods to assure and improve the protection of property, personnel, activities and Laboratory facilities.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience across multiple security and safeguards-related functions that may include, but are not limited to: organizational strategic planning and execution, physical security, programmatic planning, protective or guard force operations, personnel security, security area management, corrective action resolution and implementation, inspections, self-assessments and risk assessments.

  • Demonstrate the effective implementation of a physical protective program and security response program across the Laboratory, including validating that security systems and the protective force are operating effectively to protect DOE assets.

  • Contract management experience.

  • A proven leader in leading a management team in executing complex technical programs, strategic planning, setting objectives and meeting milestones.

  • Experience as a strong team-oriented leader with demonstrated ability to build successful and productive collaborations across organizational boundaries.

  • Record of effective written and oral communications as evidenced by internal and external interactions, including briefings and presentations.

  • Experience managing the technical and programmatic aspects of an Unmanned Aerial Operations and Counter Unmanned Aerial Operations Program.

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced experience in large organizational budget preparation, execution and oversight.

  • Demonstrated experience successfully interacting with the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and/or Laboratory program management.

  • Thorough knowledge of federal and commercial security and safeguards standards and regulations.

  • Thorough knowledge of law enforcement, intelligence, and/or public or private sector security and safeguards organizations.

  • In-depth knowledge of Laboratory organization structure and comprehensive understanding of Laboratory programmatic and facility operations.

  • Proven track record of attracting, evaluating, mentoring, and developing creative, talented people into a technical organization.

  • Demonstrated commitment to Laboratory goals in assuring a healthy, safe and secure working environment.

Education: Advanced Degree (Master's or PhD) in business, science, engineering, security, or social sciences, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Job Duty Requirements: Domestic travel.

Additional Details:

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov 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.

Reporting to the Senior Director for Defense Security Programs, the Security Division Leader is responsible for the technical leadership, strategic direction, oversight, and management of the Security Division. The Division Leader is also responsible for leading a large organization through periods of significant change while developing and implementing cost-effective and compliant Physical Security Systems and programs. The Security Division provides Laboratory-wide physical security, security systems, personnel security, technical security systems and programs, and oversight of the protective force subcontract. The Security Division also manages the Laboratory’s security incident program and Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and counter-UAS Programs.

The Division Leader will participate in the development and achievement of the Directorate and Division goals for programmatic, business and operational security excellence, business excellence, and delivering high quality customer service including the maintenance of “high systems security effectiveness” at the Laboratory’s Category 1 Special Nuclear Material Facility.

Appointment Type Regular


Minimum Salary 155600

Maximum Salary 278400

Contact Details

Contact Name Cartelli, Christine Jolene (Christy)

Email christyr@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC73362