Professional Staff Assistant 1 Job in Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
What You Will Do

Are you enthusiastic and self-motivated? Join our team! The Engineering Technology and Design (E) Division is looking for a motivated, customer service focused and experienced Professional Staff Assistant to provide business and administrative support to the E Division Office.

You must be an excellent problem-solver and be able to anticipate challenges and obstacles and tactfully resolve them while providing professional administrative support to the division leader, deputy division leader, group level management, first line managers and division staff members. While executing your responsibilities, you will consistently maintain a professional office atmosphere, demonstrating attention to detail and accuracy, initiative, versatility, tact, and confidentiality. You will work closely with the E Division Office in creating and maintaining a team environment marked by close cooperation, adaptability, and a willingness to provide support where needed while serving as a point of contact, resource, and role model for administrative staff throughout E Division.

This posting is under the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Engineering (ALDW).

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Administrative Support

Advanced-level experience providing administrative support in a busy environment requiring office management including safety, security, correspondence, records management, travel, time and effort, complex calendar management, meeting scheduling and logistics, and executing high level procurements. Demonstrated ability to accurately prepare and process deliverable documents. Demonstrated ability with completing action items and tracking them to closure. Utilization of tact, diplomacy, and discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential information.

Organization and Time Management

Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and follow-through to completion on multiple tasks, often under strict deadlines, with frequent interruptions, and changing priorities in a dynamic and fluid working environment. Demonstrated record of dependability, availability, attendance, and punctuality.

Business Systems

Expert-level knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly with Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word); databases. Ability to learn and use other business systems used for personnel records, procurement, travel, financial information, etc. Ability to independently interpret data and information to produce professional products.


Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills while interacting effectively with people throughout the organization hierarchy and in partnership with internal support organizations. Grammatical proficiency, formatting, and editing capabilities expected at this level.

Education and Experience Requirements

Position requires a bachelors degree and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. Undergraduate coursework may be expected at this level.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the Laboratorys organizational structure and administrative policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience using Oracle, Ariba, Travel, Concur, or other laboratory business systems.
  • Experience working in Microsoft Teams, Webex, or other conferencing and telecommunication systems.
  • Experience serving as a Designated Procurement Representative (DPR).
  • Applicants must currently hold, or have the ability to obtain a Q clearance, which normally requires U.S. citizenship.

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 located in Los Alamos, NM.

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.
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 childbirth 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. 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.

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 Policy Policy P701 for 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 [email protected] or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.Employment StatusFull Time
Last Date For Apply: 17/Nov/2022 10:11:28 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here