Los Alamos National Laboratory Post-Baccalaureate in Environmental Management System in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position is housed within the Planning and Monitoring Services Team within the Environmental Stewardship Group in the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division of the Associate Directorate for Environment, Safety and Health at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The position is responsible for supporting analysis of systems, processes and documentation to maintain and improve the efficacy of the Laboratory’s ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System (EMS). This position will also assist in maintaining certification, support institutional EMS implementation, participate in audits and assessments, assist in providing technical guidance and work with a wide variety of environmental, technical, and programmatic personnel and organizations.

Specifically, this selected candidate will work with other EMS staff to:

  • Identify and collect information associated with environmental metrics

  • Develop methods for retrieving, tracking, displaying and communicating metric-related information

  • Support external audits and internal assessments;

  • Support environmental risk analysis and action management for programmatic organizations;

  • Support activities associated with the EMS cycle including EMS Core Team meetings and Environmental Senior Management Steering Committee meetings;

  • Support maintenance of EMS tools and resources

Work includes working with others individually and in groups at all levels of the Laboratory, providing information regarding the EMS for meetings and presentations to include preparation and/or assembly of written material and viewgraphs as needed.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in environmental regulatory compliance, environmental science, earth sciences, engineering, law or a related/relevant field.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare high quality documents demonstrating outstanding research and writing skills (must provide writing sample).

  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a team to develop, implement, or complete complex documents or projects.

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex project proposals.

Desired Skills:

  • Awareness regarding and interest in supporting the implementation of an ISO 14001:2015 certified Environmental Management System.

  • Knowledge of and experience in collecting, tracking, communicating information and metrics.

  • Experience or interest in organizing and performing activities requiring planning and scheduling

  • Experience or evaluating work for associated environmental risks and hazards

  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with others

  • Demonstrated experience producing high quality work products, presentations, procedures, tools or other materials

  • Awareness of environmental programs, types of environmental risks, compliance and performance issues and environmental spectrum of work in a large, multi-disciplinary, corporate or university like setting

  • Understanding of institutional organization dynamics, diverse scopes of work, and operational structures, short and long-term planning

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with varying levels of management and types of employees

  • Self-initiating, communicative work style with strong interpersonal and collaborative-work capabilities

  • Auditing or inspecting experience

Education:Degree in an environment-related field, physical or natural science, or social science.

Notes to Applicants:

  • Anticipated travel requirements: no extensive travel is required in this position.

  • Required application materials (e.g., writing samples). Please provide a writing sample with this application.

Notes to Applicants:

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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.

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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.

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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-667-8695

Contact Name: Gonzales, Christine J

Organization Name: EPC-ES/Environmental Stewardship

Email: cjg@lanl.gov

Job Title: Post-Baccalaureate in Environmental Management System

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC61126