PNNL Careers

Safeguards & Security (SAS) Planning & Assurance Professional

Safeguards and Security

Job Description

Job ID: 307300
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

• Provides technical expertise associated with the development and operation of assigned programs and provides advice and assistance for the development and operation of programs managed by others.
• Responsible for all elements of comprehensive program(s), including analysis and interpretation of regulations, laws, and orders; development of company policies and procedures; coordinating detailed strategic plans; performance of structured risk/vulnerability assessments; development of DOE and/or external client approved program plans; and support to line organizations relative to Security program requirements.
• Manages the assigned topical area/program(s) that has increasing levels of complexity, including cross-directorate engagement, and involves medium to high risk and/or strategic business impact to PNNL.
• Accountable to the SASD Program Planning and Management manager, works as a subject matter expert on assigned programs, and coordinates/interacts closely with other SASD groups to execute effective, compliant assignments/programs in accordance with internal and external client expectations.

• Assigned the development and implementation of compliant incident of security concern program and 10 CFR Part 824 and other Program Planning and Management activities; serves as a Subject Matter Expert in these areas.
• Establishes and maintains liaison relationships by networking with PNNL management and staff, DOE, Field Intelligence Element (FIE), and other contractors to foster integration, best practices, and meet division goals; often serves as consultant to senior management.
• Leads mentoring and training of senior staff succession candidates; inspires commitment and grows the skills of others; may provide oversight of other staff and contractor work.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience or an advanced degree and 9+ years of relevant experience.
• Professional license and/or certification may be preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

• Solid technical background in the assigned programs, including broad expertise or unique knowledge.
• Ability to successfully communicate, integrate, and coordinate with internal staff, stakeholders, and external customers and effectively guide and mentor staff.
• Ability to identify trends and impacts, use innovative ideas to enhance business results and influence policy, and set direction across national organizations within the area of expertise.
• Ability to use skills to contribute to the development of organization objectives, programs, and principles.
• Ability to apply and/or develop advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.
• Ability to lead interdisciplinary teams dealing with issues related to expertise.

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307300
Directorate: Operational Systems Directorate (OSD)
Division: Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHS&S)
Group: Program Planning & Management

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.

* U.S. Citizenship
* Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.
* Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.