Information Research Specialist 2

Information Research Specialist 2

01 Nov 2022
New Mexico, Losalamos, 87544 Losalamos USA

Information Research Specialist 2

What You Will DoJoin our world-class team! Now is your chance to make a difference in supporting our national security mission. Come join a new team of staff that will be working to organize, digitize, and catalog one of the most mission-critical physical collections at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). You will be on a new team, deployed to the Weapons Production Directorate, working for the Weapons Research Services- Secure Information Services Group. The information you organize and catalog will have an immediate impact to the Laboratory’s mission.You will be working in coordination with one of the largest libraries in the Federal Government, the National Security Research Center (NSRC). The NSRC is LANL’s classified library, containing tens of millions of documents, films, books, and other archival material related to the development, testing and production of nuclear weapons, dating back to the first days of the Manhattan Project. The NSRC's collections contain a breadth of classified technical information related to physics, chemistry, engineering, material science, intelligence, and national security. We are looking for an individual with a background in handling, storage, transmission, and disposition of electronic and hard copy unclassified and/or classified documents/materials; managing special records or archive collections and performs technical information research and retrieval from physical collections to meet the needs of Laboratory staff.As an Information Research Specialist 2, you will digitize materials, populate metadata/ indexing information that will be used to develop a robust catalog, provide quality control for the digitized materials, and upload digitized material and associated catalog information into the Online Vault database. Complete minor maintenance and repairs of scanning equipment, set up scanning equipment for various media types and sizes and perform any finishing task associated with media to preserve original master copies. Address customer research requests for locating digitized technical information. Assure proper storage and handling of classified information. Assist in the development and documentation of digitization workflows of archived media. Act as vault-type room custodian and classified matter custodian.What You NeedMinimum Job Requirements:Technical KnowledgeFor this role, you will need experience in populating indices for small to moderate size collections. As well as experience in populating metadata for archival materials, performing quality control reviews of digitized material. In addition, you must be a demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work independently without direct supervision with strong attention to detail.Customer RelationsYou will be required to have experience in customer-focused communication and relations and the ability to work in a team environment.Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.Desired Qualifications:Digitization FamiliarityIt would be great if you had experience in operating at least one professional digitizing equipment for either paper, microfilm, microfiche, video, or other media.LANL FamiliarityIt would be a plus if you have an understanding of the weapons program within LANL, along with experience working with classified material in a classified environment.Technical KnowledgeDemonstrated experience working in a major archival organization, such as the National Archives and Records Administration.

Experience in Classified Matter Protection and Control; and Vault Access training.

Experience in using LANL’s classified network systems, uploading, cataloging, and retrieving documents.

Document custodian background and experience and/or records management, document control background and experience.

ClearanceActive DOE “Q” ClearanceLocation: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos.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.Note to Applicants: This position requires occasional travel (1-2 times per year) to train on the digitizing equipment.Along with a resume, applicants are required to submit a detailed cover letter addressing how they meet the required skills for this position, and if applicable address the desired skills.Where You Will WorkLocated 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 DetailsDirective 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 requirementsfor 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. SeeDOE 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 PolicyPolicy P701for 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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment TypeRegularRegularContact Details Contact Name Dieringer, Kimberley Ann Email Work Telephone Vacancy Name: IRC92531 Organization Name WRS-SIS / Secure Information Service Minimum Salary 64400 Maximum Salary 102300 Req ID: IRC92531 Category: Information Resources Mgmt

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