Technical Unit Manager - Manager of the Classification Office
Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Idaho Falls, ID
Manager of the Classification Office

Manage individual contributors (e.g., engineers, scientists, security specialists), including experienced employees who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Exercise leadership qualities to influence and enlist the support of direct reports in the accomplishment of the unit’s tasks and the Laboratory’s goals. Coach, mentor and support the team. Administer, develop and interpret policies, processes, and procedures that affect the work unit, with guidance from senior management and the Fluor Marine Propulsion (FMP) Classification Officer. Ensure the correct and timely execution of technical work, which may include operations; maintain the technical excellence of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

A Unit II Manager has a broader scope of responsibility than a Unit I Manager in terms of greater or more complex functional areas, increased customer interfaces, actively develop and deliver on process improvements with demonstrated results to expand work capacity and expanded leadership influence outside their direct business area.

This position is responsible for a team of security analyst to support the Classification Officer. Areas of the Classification Officer responsibilities include: the FMP classification program, training and appointment of FMP derivative classifiers, resolution of classification question, CSCS approval, and declassification of sensitive matter.

The person in this position will work closely with the FMP Classification Officer and will interact and assist other NNL staff and security personnel at BPMI and NRLFO on a regular basis and will work to develop and implement common security procedures and processes. The position reports to the Manager of Information and Personnel Security.


Unit Manager I/II:
Bachelors degree in engineering or science from an accredited college or university;
(There are no minimum experience requirements Specific positions may require experience for technical competency in the job.)

Preferred Skills
Authorized Derivative Classifier, information protection, need-to-know, information technology and/or public utterance experience
Design/technical community experience
Operations or RPCO experience
Experience leading cross-site projects or teams
Demonstrated customer service, peers relationships