Special Projects Coordinator (Part-time)

Location:      Albuquerque, New Mexico, and various NNSA Radiological Assistance Program training locations

This position is for a part-time coordinator supporting NNSA Office of Nuclear Incident Response (NA-84) as a Special Projects Coordinator supporting the NA-84 Radiological Assistance Program (RAP). The work will be done to facilitate meetings and projects in support of the RAP Headquarters Program Manager (HQ PM). The Special Projects Coordinator must understand the mission of Department of Energy (DOE)/National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and must possess a full complement of skills, from project management to performance consulting, as evidenced by an advanced degree and 4 years of training development and/or project management. As the RAP Special Projects Coordinator, you will report to Christine Van Horn, NA-84 RAP HQ Program Manager.


  • Attend RAP biannual meetings, take notes, develop action tracking lists, and track actions and decisions. Coordinate with:
    • Regional Program Manager (RPM) — Regional Operational Manager (ROM)
    • Training Outreach Coordinator — Equipment Coordinator
  • Attend monthly RPM-ROM conference calls, takes notes, and distribute as required.
  • Attend RAPTER and track issues/recommendations that arise during the class so they can be incorporated into future RAPTER training classes.
  • Assist with tracking RAP documents during review and routing. Specifically, the Field Operation Guide and RAP Training Plan.
  • Special taskings by the RPMs, as needed and directed by RAP HQ PM.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Skilled in the use of databases and spreadsheets; comfortable extrapolating information from multiple databases and generating reports on the results.
  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced word processing using Word, as well as Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
  • Willingness to work 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 multitask and be comfortable working with a team of technical experts in varying fields of security and emergency operations disciplines.
  • Travel will be required for scheduled training and meeting support.
  • Must meet minimal security training and awareness for DOE and NA-84 personnel.
  • Able to sit for extended periods and perform work in an office environment, including extensive use of computers.
  • DOE site access will require the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen and possess an active Top Secret or DOE "Q" security clearance. The candidate’s written consent to conduct a background check and a pre-employment drug screening for the purposes of maintaining a security clearance will be required as a condition of employment.
  • 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 may be conducted as a requirement for ongoing access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such tests may be required as a condition of employment.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the DOE Complex a plus.
  • Knowledge and past experience with NNSA RAP policy and programs.

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