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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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Los Alamos National Laboratory Organizational Development Specialist 3 (HR Programs Specialist 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

We are looking for a highly motivated and customer service focused individual to join our team to support the development of leadership and organizational development programs for one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an organized, committed, HR professional to join our People & Organizational Development Group (HR-POD).

Reporting to the Group Leader of People and Organizational Development, the Organizational Development Specialist 3 will develop organizational development solutions, program and practices to help Laboratory leaders achieve their missions in an effective and efficient manner. Manage and lead project teams to sustain the business needs relative to workforce performance.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Trusted Advisor

A results oriented trusted advisor who is quick to understand situations and helped leaders resolve organizational issues impacting their business and supported other institution wide initiatives.

Transformation Management

Experienced in supporting or leading the OD/OE work stream in functional or technology transformations. Able to articulate transformation methodology and best practices to leadership in layman’s terms

Organizational Development Knowledge

Proven experience of leading, planning, developing and executing organizational development solutions in consultation with stakeholders, including strategic planning, organizational design, culture change, group dynamics, leadership alignment and effectiveness.

Change Management Experience

Experienced in change management methodologies, building high-level change plans, and advised on change management initiatives. Experienced facilitating executive teams through sessions.


Honest and able to express what they need to be successful and ask for mentoring or support, yet a team player, willing to support their colleagues on projects and share their knowledge.


Ability to handle ambiguity and changing conditions without negative emotional reaction in front of client and pivot their facilitation sessions to meet client expectations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current certifications in psychometrically valid instruments, such as Hogan, PROSCI and Benchmarks 360-degree feedback tools.

  • Current or past experience in the Federal sector or in DOE nuclear complex.

  • Current or recent Q or Top-Secret Clearance.

Education Required: Position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. A Masters’ degree in a related field would be a distinct advantage.

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. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but 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: In addition to your resume you must provide a detailed cover letter addressing the required and desired requirements.

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)

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.

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. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)
Email sajiron@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC90512
Organization Name HR-POD/Human Resource - People & Organizational Development
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC90512
Category: Human Resources