Los Alamos National Laboratory Resources Management Team Leader (Environmental Manager 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Environmental Protection and Compliance Division, Environmental Stewardship Group, Resources Management Team Leader is responsible for management of a diverse portfolio of environmental programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory. These programs include the National Environmental Policy Act, the Site Wide Environmental Impact Statement, cultural and biological resources management, and the Land Conveyance and Transfer Program. This is a first line management position and will have responsibility for the following duties:

  • Knowledge of forward-looking strategic planning, operational planning, program implementation, and communications and execution of projects and deliverables.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with customers and partners to establish scope, schedule and budget.

  • Supplies customers with information and first level problem resolution and preventive actions.

  • Communicates in a strong and thorough manner with superiors and direct reports.

  • Sets scope, schedule and deliverables within the organizational framework and provides day-to-day work place supervision.

  • Ensures direct reports are qualified, authorized and work in a safe, secure, and compliant manner.

  • Provides oversight, guidance, and direction to direct reports to ensure timely, complete, and accurate project deliverables.

  • Provides technical leadership and management of programmatic scope.

  • Completes written and verbal performance appraisals for direct reports and provides employees with regular feedback.

  • Recommends appropriate salary actions, promotions, and career development opportunities.

  • Initiates disciplinary actions in accordance with Laboratory policies.

  • Acts as the hiring manager for hiring of direct reports.

  • Provides regular updates to metrics, DOE reports, and other programmatic reporting in a timely manner.

  • Works with the Group leader to prepare and manage budgets for the team.

  • Completes projects on cost and schedule and works with specific groups to define and configure project.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with personnel management and large teams including mentoring, hiring, and disciplinary actions.

  • Demonstrated experience working with customer organizations to identify cost effective, sustainable strategies for the programs and projects the Resources Management Team supports.

  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and plan implementation.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, concise, strong, and thorough manner with superiors, direct reports, and customers.

  • Demonstrated experience managing complex budgets.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral communication skills.

  • Ability to gain advanced knowledge of several of the following areas: the National Environmental Policy Act, cultural resources management, biological resources management, land conveyance and transfer, environmental and land use planning, and sustainability.

  • Demonstrated self-initiating, communicative work style with very strong interpersonal and collaborative-work capabilities.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with lessons learned processes and corrective actions.

  • Demonstrated experience organizing and performing activities requiring substantial planning and team interactions with diverse types of individuals.

  • Knowledge of and experience working with DOE/NNSA.


  • Position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 8 years professional work experience in personnel or program management.

Notes to Applicants:

  • Some travel is associated with this position including local travel to support technical meetings with the Accord Pueblos, the State Historic Preservation Officer, and other state and federal agencies as well as travel to occasional professional meetings and trainings.

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.

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.

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.

This position is located in the Environmental Protection and Compliance Division, Environmental Stewardship Group. This group provides support for the Laboratory in the following areas: biological and cultural resources management, National Environmental Policy Act, Land Conveyance and Transfer, Natural Resources Damage Assessment, Integrated Project Review, Pollution Prevention, Environmental Management System, Environmental Health Physics, Soil, Foodstuffs and Biota monitoring, and the Annual Site Environmental Report. This is a diverse and dynamic group and this position will work closely with these different programs on a regular basis.

Maximum Salary: 161300

Minimum Salary: 96600

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: Resources Management Team Leader (Environmental Manager 2)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC62898