U.S. Citizenship or Nationality.
Resume and supporting documents (See Required Documents).
Background/Security Investigation; applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.
Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Qualifications as listed in the "Qualifications Required" section of this announcement.
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Members of the Board's Professional Staff:
Demonstrate both knowledge and experience, consistent with the level of appointment, in a discipline related to the management and geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
Take responsibility for drafting reports based on the Board's multidisciplinary evaluation of DOE's technical and scientific activities related to the management and geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
Develop background information to assist the Board in its deliberations by reviewing reports prepared by DOE and its contractors, as well as reports in the open literature.
Organize and participate in public meetings, technical discussions and workshops that are held as part of the Board's review of DOE activities.
Maintain knowledge of scientific and engineering developments within their assigned areas of responsibility.
Represent the Board at meetings and conferences, including making presentations on the results of the Board's review of DOE activities.
Prepare reports for the Board summarizing and analyzing information obtained during visits to technical facilities and meetings, and from document reviews.
Work across disciplines considering some of the issues that require multidisciplinary considerations and approaches.
Assist other professional staff members in executing their duties when assigned to do so.
Occasional travel - Some international travel may be required.
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Applicants must have:
A master's degree or higher, or equivalent experience, in a relevant scientific or engineering field, such as geoscience, material science and engineering, civil engineering, systems engineering, environmental engineering, nuclear engineering, geological engineering, or other similar or related fields.
A solid understanding of topics or disciplines underlying or related to the management or geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in one or more areas as noted in the above qualifications.
Superior communication, synthesis, and writing skills, including the ability to accurately summarize Board deliberations and prepare draft reports based on those deliberations in a timely manner.
Ability to analyze technical information from multiple disciplines and communicate the results of the analyses clearly and effectively in written reports and presentations to Board members, Congress, and the Secretary of Energy, as appropriate.
Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including Board members and staff, and to assist with reviews being performed by other staff members.
The necessary skills to organize teams, manage meetings, and supervise the production of reports and other documents.
Additional desirable qualifications:
Familiarity with the U.S. program and/or programs in other countries for managing and disposing of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
Broad experience in completing or evaluating field, laboratory, and/or modeling studies.
Potential for effective participation in teams with respect to planning, coordinating, and executing projects. Relevant project experience may include participation on interdisciplinary teams, project management, and workshop-coordination.
Foreign Education: In order to demonstrate that education completed in other countries meets the qualification requirements, applicants must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by an organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs, and that such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. program. Otherwise, proof must be provided to show that full credit has been given for the courses at an accredited U.S. college or university. For further information, visit:
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