Personnel Security Administrator

Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Requisition Id 12481 


Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the largest US Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security.


Description of Job:

The Facilities and Operations Directorate (F&O) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks an experienced, full-time staff member to fill the role of Personnel Security Administrator in the Personnel Security group. This position deals with all ORNL employees and nonemployees for both badging and clearance actions and will work under general supervision to process all visits for the Laboratory. 


Major Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Conducts badging and clearance functions.
  • Completes all badging and clearance activities. 
  • Maintains a consistent, reliable work schedule during core hours to meet needs of staff.
  • Greets and receives visitors (in person and over the phone) in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Providing support to customers related to onboarding of new hires, subcontractors, or visitors
  • Assist managers in managing communications through access and response to email requests actions.
  • Prepare and review a variety of written materials per company policy and guidelines.
  • Exercise discretions with confidential matters.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff members and external contacts.
  • Work with various organizations external to ORNL.
  • Ensure policies and procedures of the visit process are in compliance with DOE orders.
  • Work on multiple tasks in a limited amount of time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Assist with special projects and assignments as needed.
  • Demonstrated history of working safely and understanding of ergonomic safety.
  • Demonstrate the willingness to be a team player.
  • Chosen applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a “Q” clearance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency in office computer systems and software applications such as Microsoft Office/Outlook
  • The successful candidate must work well in a team environment and be highly motivated.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.   
  • Experience with SAP, PAS, other ORNL systems.
  • Holds a DOE security clearance. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and support multiple business areas.
  • Current or previous ORNL experience.


Visa Sponsorship:

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Q or L clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program.


This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

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Tags: Clearance Compliance SAP Security Clearance

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