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Senior Classification Analyst

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: January 16, 2023
Reference Code: 18999
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) Information Security group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Senior Classification Analyst! Our team works an on-site 9x80 schedule located at our Willow Creek facility with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for using engineering theory and principles in the development, interpretation, and administration of approved Department of Energy (DOE) Classification and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) programs.
  • Participate in applicable Information Security Department programs and working groups.
  • Provide advanced technical analysis and expertise in the administration DOE classification, unclassified nuclear information (UCNI), and CUI.
  • Provide advanced analysis of local classification and controlled information guidance.
  • Conduct classification and declassification reviews for INL, DOE Operations Office (DOE-ID), and Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) classified materials.
  • Apply appropriate/applicable DOE classification principles and concepts to ensure that reports, press releases, publications, scientific papers, journal articles, etc. containing potentially classified subject areas are reviewed for classified and sensitive information and applicable matter is properly protected prior to public release.
  • Provide technical assistance in the selection, training, and certification of INL derivative classifiers (DCs) and UCNI Reviewing Officials (UCNI-ROs).
  • Provide technical guidance and advice on classification and sensitive information matters to INL DCs and UCNI-ROs.
  • Provide classification, classified matter protection and control (CMPC), sensitive information, technical guidance, direction, education, and training to applicable INL employees, subcontractors, DOE-ID, and ICP.
  • Serve within the Classification Office on the CMPC Committee to develop/maintain policies, plans, procedures and to educate and train employees in document marking, accountability, transmission, reproduction, destruction.
  • Assist in the coordination, direction, interpretation of regulations, preparation of implementing company procedures, compliance verification, and applicable document reviews/updates for Information Security Programs (i.e. Classification, UCNI, OUO, CMPC, OPSEC).
  • Identify and research breakthrough technologies to gain understanding of aspects of information that must be protected from public release.


Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:
  • Level 3- Bachelor of Science with 5 years' experience or Master's with 3 years' experience or PhD and 2 years' relevant experience.
  • Level 4- Bachelors of Science plus 8 years relevant experience or a Master's plus 6 years relevant experience or PhD and 4 years relevant experience.
  • Degree must be in a scientific or technical field
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Background/knowledge in DOE classification directives, guides, and bulletins.
  • Must be able to obtain Special Compartmental Information Briefing.
Required background in at least one of the following Classified Subject Areas:
  • Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control and Foreign Policy
  • Chemical and Biological Weapons
  • Intelligence and Counterintelligence
  • Isotope Enrichment Technology
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Radiological Emergency Response
  • Safeguards and Security
  • Nuclear Material Production and Processing
  • Other Government Agencies (OGA) including Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program
Preferred Requirements:
  • Background/knowledge in classification, Nonproliferation and Radiological Emergency Response.
Job Information
Salary Grade 210 ($93,492 - $154,212) / Salary Grade 220 ($107,520 - $177,336)
Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
TDP: Testing designated position; It will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of 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 Overview:
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.
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 men born after December 31, 1959, must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO 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:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. 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.