Radiological Assistance Program Analyst NA-84

Location:    Department of Energy (DOE) / National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Washington, D.C.

This position works for the NNSA Office of Nuclear Incident Response as a Radiological Assistance Program (RAP) Analyst in support of the Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST). Foreign and domestic travel is required


  • Directly support NA-84 NEST Ukraine Mission Managers.
  • Work alongside federal and contract teammates on Public Health and Safety (PHS) and RAP data reports and equipment associated with Ukraine operational support monitoring and other emerging activities.
  • Synchronizing work products and schedules with other NA-84 Program Offices to include the Nuclear Incident Team Operations (NITOPS), prioritizing work and schedule in alignment with NA-84 priorities.
  • Provide general RAP program support: task management/tracking, scheduling, assisting with document review/routing, draft/synthesize/compile RAP reports to produce briefing materials, and synchronizing efforts with NA-84 headquarters related tasks.
  • As required, support emergency response operations and incident management with an on-call requirement, including after hours, extended shifts, and weekends. Serve on-call, when required, typically for one week each month, and report to work within two hours of notification.
  • Travel may be required to support operations, exercises, training, and meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • DOE site access requires the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen with an ACTIVE DOE Q or Department of Defense (DoD) Top-Secret security clearance. The candidate’s written consent to conduct a pre-employment background check and test for the absence of any illegal substances will be required as a condition of employment and for the purposes of maintaining the security clearance.
  • The ability to obtain Specialized Compartmentalized Information (SCI) access authorization.
  • Ability to execute short notice travel to both foreign and domestic locations.
  • Bachelor’s degree (desired fields include Emergency Management, Public Administration, Public Safety, or similar) and 4+ years of professional experience in related field in addition to experience requirements below.
  • Proficient in advanced Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint with ability to apply advanced Microsoft applications to transform draft reports and products into professional, final products. 
  • Proficient in virtual meeting applications, including WebEx and Microsoft Teams. 
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint.  
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
  • Willingness to collaborate directly with clients in an environment that changes rapidly; must possess a mature approach to the personal interactions between a consultant and the Client.
  • Must be an independent, self-starter with excellent organizational skills and an ability to multi-task and comfortable collaborating with technical experts in varying fields of security and emergency operations disciplines.
  • Certain positions requiring a security clearance may require the periodic successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.
  • Ongoing reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal substances will be conducted as a requirement for ongoing access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such tests will be required as a condition of employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with and management of Emergency Response equipment readiness to include depot operations.
  • Experience in the DOE complex to include Emergency Response and NEST.
  • Knowledge and experience with NNSA Public Health and Safety (PHSS) / RAP policy and programs.

Please e-mail your résumé to:

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules.)