Team Leader

Expiring today

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, Division of Security and Operations, Security Performance Evaluation Branch. The supervisor is Jefferson Clark. This position is NBU. This position requires up to 50% travel. Travel expenses associated with the interview and/or relocation expenses associated with the job offer may be paid.

Selectee will be subject to Office of Government Ethics Confidential Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.

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The successful candidate will perform the full range of Team Leader duties for the DSO/SPEB.

Such duties include but are not limited to:

1. Exercises supervisory responsibilities for less than 25% of the time.

2. Coordinates and oversees nuclear safeguards and security studies and technical reviews. Establishes and adjusts priorities and schedules for work assignments, accounting for varying resources and workloads. Works to achieve a balance between scope and quality of product and available time and resources.

3. Coordinates and oversees the analysis and evaluation of significant and complex security issues associated with the design, construction, and operation of NRC-licensed facilities, for the purpose of assessing the adequacy of security features and of security operating procedures to ensure the protection of public health and safety and national security interests.

4. Coordinates and oversees the preparation of written reports, technical publications, regulations, or guidance documents concerning the results of the above evaluations and analyses that set forth conclusions and/or recommendations for Division action. Serves as a mentor to new security team members. Provides technical guidance concerning analysis and resolution of difficult and complex security issues to the team staff.

Travel Required

50% or less - Travel to nuclear facilities.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Must be able to meet/maintain security & suitability requirements.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In addition to the basic requirements, to qualify for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as expert knowledge, training, and experience in safeguards and security principles and practices. Demonstrated ability and current experience in analyzing complex nuclear security operations to determine their technical feasibility or vulnerability, and ability to judge adequacy of protective measures and/or defensive strategies.

A description of how you possess the specialized experience as well as how you meet the qualifications desired in an ideal candidate should be addressed in your resume and in your answers to the vacancy questions.


Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Q Access Authorization

Drug test required

Required Documents

As a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available. You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below, or by sending one copy by email to

All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

1. Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded:
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3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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