Biologist – CBRN Safety

  • Full Time
  • Washington, DC
  • Salary: $121,316 to $157,709 per year
  • October 29, 2020

Website U.S. Secret Service

Do you have a passion for public service? The United States Secret Service (USSS) is looking for you! The USSS is a premier law enforcement organization with two (2) critical national security missions: protect our nation’s leaders and to conduct criminal investigations.

The Secret Service is looking for talented individuals to:

  • Provide overall program and project planning, coordination, management, and quality assurance for interrelated technical areas including, but not limited to:
    • Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) threat detection and countermeasures;
    • Infrastructure protection;
    • Protective equipment for CBRNE safety
  • Serve as a senior scientist on specialized projects and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in developing, formulating, planning, managing, directing and executing operational programs, thus     promoting best practices and enhancing the agency’s investigative and protective missions;

    ·         Develop, test, and evaluate tools, systems and protocols for the detection, containment and disposition of CBRNE materials

    ·         Participate in interagency ad-hoc working groups for CBRNE detection and protection protocols

    ·         Serve as an expert and advisor on acquisition management and implementation (e.g. pre-solicitation documentation, source selection); serve as a Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) in managing awarded contracts

    ·         Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to assure that mission requirements and performance metrics are met, utilizing best practices and applicable scientific methods to ensure “real time” data/information throughout the contract/program life cycle

    ·         Prepare and provide briefings for USSS leadership and other stakeholders

    ·         Prepare operational and maintenance specifications and guides for end-users; provide training and technical briefings to end-users regarding the use, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment.

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Security Clearance: Top Secret
  • Must successfully complete a polygraph examination
  • Pass a drug test (urinalysis)
  • Shift work may be required
  • Must be able to work holidays, evenings, weekends and during inclement weather and government shutdowns as required to support operations
  • Will be subject to on-call and irregular work hours
  • Certify you have registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, or certify you are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.


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