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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory RP Deputy Group Leader (Radiation Protection Manager 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Utilize your radiation protection (RP) and management skills to do something that matters! Los Alamos National Laboratory—one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions in the world—is looking for an experienced radiation protection (RP) professional to provide leadership and oversite for RP programs. This is a unique opportunity with great growth potential to support national and global security.

Reporting to the Group Leader of Radiation Protection Field Support (RP-FS) within the Radiation Protection Division, the Deputy Group Leader (DGL) will interact with Facility Operations Directors, Division Leaders, and a wide variety of other managers and employees in support of science and engineering programs such as Accelerator Physics Operations, Material Sciences, Global Security, Chemistry and Life Sciences, Weapons, and others. As the DGL, you will provide oversite to other RP professionals and solutions to a wide range of radiological issues to ensure the safety and health of employees within these organizations, as well as the greater community.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Radiation Protection Program Implementation

Demonstrated experience exerting influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of an RP organization, including experience in the development and performance oversight of policies, procedures, and the systems required for maintaining and enhancing RP program implementation and initiatives.

Facility Operations

Demonstrated experience acting as an advisor to subordinate staff members and/or leading cooperative efforts of project teams addressing facility processes and hazards, including experience interfacing with engineering and operations staff to ensure appropriate development of facility or site-specific hazard assessments, procedures, training for RP staff, and the preparation of technical reports based on the expert interpretation of analyzed data.

Safety and Security

Demonstrated experience acting as an advisor and interacting with customers and/or functional peer group managers to successfully design and/or ensure safety and security protocols, including the demonstrated ability to implement Integrated Safety Management or similar principles and responsibilities.


Demonstrated experience identifying and successfully implementing RP policy or operational changes and/or updates to meet Department of Energy (DOE) criteria and/or other regulatory requirements where erroneous decisions or recommendations could result in critical delays, jeopardized future activities, or caused substantial expenditure of additional time, human resources, or funds.

Supervision and Leadership

Demonstrated experience managing the activities of individual contributors and/or direct reports on an ongoing basis, including experience with hiring/onboarding, the provision of continuous performance management, individual and team development, rewards and recognition, mutually respectful and inclusive work environments, and the management of headcount, forecasting, and budgets.

Education and Years of Relevant Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Physical Science, or a related field from an accredited institution and a minimum of five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Additional Education and Certification

Advanced degree in a related field and/or current professional certification as a Health Physicist from the American Board of Health Physicists (ABHP).

Change Management

Knowledge of and experience with effective change management principles and processes, including the demonstrated ability to lead cultural and organizational change, decision making, and navigate change to successful outcomes.


Knowledge of DOE and/or LANL missions, culture, organizational structure, management systems and requirements, including those pertaining to safety and security, personnel, budgeting, and procurement.


Active DOE “Q” or other Top Secret clearance.

Special 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.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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.

  • 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 472.2for 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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy 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 Secrest, Jana Trainer
Email jsecrest@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83033
Organization Name RP-FS/Radiation Protection Field Support
Minimum Salary 110400
Maximum Salary 186300
Req ID: IRC83033
Category: Env Safety Health