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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Environmental Data Steward 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Work in the Environmental Protection and Compliance (EPC) Division as an Environmental Data Steward for the Waste Management Programs (WMP) Group supporting LANL’s waste management regulatory and compliance operations. The EPC-WMP Waste Compliance and Oversight team provides waste compliance oversight for DOE Order 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management, and P409, LANL Waste Management, for waste characterization, staging, storing, shipping and disposal activities and conducts facility-specific container inventories against the institutional waste operating record in Waste Compliance and Tracking System (WCATS).

Reporting to the EPC-WMP Team Leader, your day-to-day work will include understanding and communicating data verifications, discrepancies, and reporting with other members of the group and providing customer support to facility managers, Waste Management Coordinators, internal/external stakeholders, and waste generators. Working across organizations, you will provide data reviews and validations of waste containers and items entered into the WCATS to ensure validity of data for all waste generated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. You will be responsible for determining approach to solutions, planning schedules, generating data reports, and arranging work activities related to waste management data in WCATS. Your assignments will be self-initiated using independent judgment and drawing from knowledge in the methods and techniques used in determining objectives, methods, and procedures needed to be successful in ensuring waste data integrity.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work with employees across complex organizations.

  • Demonstrated fundamental understanding of environmental regulations, policies, and requirements for waste management.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and evaluate analytical and technical data and make sound decisions to manage and resolve issues.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of waste management and transportation requirements, to help facilitate safe and compliant on-site management of wastes, as well as the safe and compliant preparation and shipment of wastes for treatment/disposal.

  • Demonstrated understanding of private and government waste management regulations to include: hazardous and radioactive waste treatment, disposal and shipping, waste acceptance criteria (WAC), waste policies, and practices to ensure waste is managed safely and compliantly.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the generation, characterization, packaging, and transport for treatment/disposal of radioactive waste, Resource recovery and Conservation Act (RCRA) hazardous, Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)-regulated, and other regulated wastes.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with all levels of Laboratory staff and managers including the Department of Energy, state and federal subject matter experts (SMEs), stakeholders, and regulators.

  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge using Los Alamos National Laboratory WCATS to manage and track waste related data.


Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Active DOE “Q” clearance.

Essential Job Functions:

Work Environment:

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. Employee participation in the Telework Pilot may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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 .

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.

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 childbirth 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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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 472.2 for additional information.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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. Employment Status

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Christine J
Email cjg@lanl.gov
Work Telephone 505-667-8695
Vacancy Name: IRC93171
Organization Name EPC-WMP/ Waste Management Programs
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC93171
Category: Env Safety Health