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The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration will host a virtual job fair for the entire Nuclear Security Enterprise, Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

Register for the event at this link.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 27



What kinds of jobs are available?

All job listings for NNSA are listed on USAJobs. There you’ll learn what federal positions are available and where they are offered – NNSA has positions at locations nationwide.

Offices within NNSA

NNSA locations

NNSA is run from headquarters buildings spread over three sites: the Forrestal Building in Washington, D.C., home of the Department of Energy; the department's Germantown Building in Germantown, Maryland; and the Albuquerque Complex at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

In addition, NNSA oversees its contractor-operated national laboratories, production plants, and test and experiment facilities through field offices that are mostly co-located with the facilities they supervise. The field offices are responsible for ensuring compliance with federal contracts to manage and operate the national security assets located in California, Idaho, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

External partners

NNSA location map with stars
How will it work?

From the virtual lobby, attendees will be able to visit program booths, view information for each of NNSA’s locations, and if interested, they will be able to apply directly from the virtual fair.

Candidates will also be able to have one-on-one chats with hiring managers and human resource professionals regarding the available opportunities. Depending on the volume of people who register the day of the event, NNSA personnel may need to follow-up to schedule interviews.

Does registering for the job fair mean I’ve applied for a job?

No, registering for our event means that sign in will be expedited for you on the day of the event.

The Nuclear Security Enterprise is made up of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its labs and sites.

NNSA is responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science. It maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of our Nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile; reduces global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the United States and abroad.

Hiring managers will be on-site at the job fair to conduct interviews and extend job offers for positions in the following career fields:

  • General Engineer
  • Physical Scientist
  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Personnel Security Specialist
  • Security Specialist

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Q clearance as a condition of employment.

Drug testing will be conducted on-site. Passing a drug test is part of obtaining a Q clearance. Regardless of whether drugs like marijuana are legal where an applicant lives, its usage remains illegal under federal law. Learn more about federal law and drug use at this link.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Working at NNSA means a competitive salary under an alternative pay system, rather than the General Schedule. Additionally, NNSA offers Federal benefits to include health insurance, Thrift Savings Plan, paid leave, flexible work schedules, and transportation subsidies.