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Safety and Security DOE Regulatory Program Manager

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: March 1, 2023
Reference Code: 19267
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Risk Management & Compliance group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Safety and Security DOE Regulatory Program Manager! This team works a hybrid 9x80 schedule located at our Idaho Falls facility with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Serve as the Enforcement Coordinator, subject matter expert (SME), and INL primary liaison with the DOE Office of Enforcement and DOE Field Element and Headquarters Program Office enforcement coordinators for issues related to Nuclear Safety, Worker Safety and Health, and Classified Information Security implementation and enforcement proceedings.
  • Lead coordination of responses to Office of Enforcement requests for information and documents, and scheduling of investigation, inspections, fact-finding visits, and enforcement conference. Coach/lead INL senior leadership in response to regulatory noncompliances identified by the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • On an INL wide basis, provide Safety and Security DOE Regulatory enforcement leadership, direction, organization, and coordination. Provide training, mentoring, and lead a team of Compliance Officers and Coordinators in evaluating issues for potential regulatory noncompliances.
  • Collaborate with Inquiry Officials on Incident of Security Concerns, and approve nuclear safety and worker safety and health regulatory noncompliance reporting determinations made by Compliance Officers/Coordinators. Provide Safety and Security DOE Regulatory representation for INL at national organization levels.


  • Bachelor's Degree and 8-12+ years of experience OR Advanced Degree and 4-8+ years of experience
  • Advanced degree is desired.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Direct regulatory, nuclear operations, and radiological experience plus extensive knowledge of nuclear regulatory requirements, basis, enforcement processes, including Safety and Security DOE Regulations.
  • DOE contractor community recognized Safety and Security DOE Regulatory subject matter expert with applied leadership skills with contractor support groups, such as EFCOG.
  • Background in Department of Energy regulatory areas.
  • Nuclear Regulatory commission (NRC) background
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: PR0400 220 ($107,520 - $177,336) OR PR0500 230 ($121,212 - $206,232)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
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INL Mission
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information
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INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.