Domestic Nuclear Detection Office seeks chief of staff

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), a division of the federal Department of Homeland Security, is looking to hire a chief of staff.

The chief of staff will be responsible for carrying out DNDO's mission support functions, including identifying, analyzing and implementing policies relating to homeland security. They will be expected to carry about both administrative and managerial tasks, including personnel, acquisition, purchasing, facilities management and information technology.

If selected, the candidate for the chief of staff position will also oversee effective and appropriate communication with the White House, Congress and other local, state and federal authorities. They will also develop proposals for any legislation or agreements needed to implement DNDO policies.

Applicants for the chief of staff position must demonstrate skill in successfully leading major programs in the areas of finance and budgets, facilities, property accountability and human capital in a diverse organization, as well as experience in advising senior leadership on national security programs.

A top secret/SCI security clearance is required for the position. A one-year Senior Executive Service probationary period may also be required.

The salary for the position ranges from $120,2749 to $181,500. The chief of staff will be based out of Washington, D.C.

A completed application package, which includes a 5-page resume and a completed occupational questionnaire, must be submitted by July 7.