Nuclear Classification and Declassification Specialist Job



  full-time   employee

United States

Nuclear Classification and Declassification Specialist (Job Number:436684)


Job Description
- Individual provides technical and analytical support to a wide range of actions in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters regarding the national Nuclear deterrent.
- Nature of work actively engages issues, actions and initiatives concerning, or relating to, the management, research, development, deployment, transportation, safety, security, storage, and training for the stewardship of Nuclear weapons.
- Particular emphasis includes the national Nuclear stockpile; Nuclear weapons operations; emergency Response and consequence management; Nuclear enterprise and infrastructure transformation; stockpile sustainment; Nuclear weapon program requirements; and strategic deterrence policy.
- Application of this knowledge in the conduct of mandatory declassification reviews and Freedom of Information Act reviews is crucial for the successful applicant.


- Bachelor?s degree (BA, BS or BBA) and 3 years of experience is required.
- Major in chemistry, mathematics, physics, Nuclear physics, Nuclear engineering, national security studies (with a minimum of six or more college level courses in statistics, mathematics, engineering, or physical sciences), is preferred.

Required Skills:
- Proficient writer/communicator.
- Familiarity with Excel, Power Point and MS Word user-level applications is a necessity.
- All applicants for this position must have an active Top Secret clearance.
- Must be able to work at customer site at the Pentagon in support of senior management or Executives with little supervision for sustained periods.
- Familiarity with the use of classification guides and the processes used in the conduct of mandatory declassification and Freedom of Information reviews.

Desired Skills:
- Knowledge of U.S. Nuclear weapons policy, operations and acquisition/procurement, to include command and control, forces, stockpile, operations, surety and Nuclear security issues and activities.
- Knowledge of and experience in using the Joint DoD/DOE Nuclear Weapons Related Classification Guides and its automated system.

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Job Posting: May 15, 2018, 4:40:35 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-ARLINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time


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