On the day of your interview, please plan to arrive about 30 minutes earlier than your scheduled interview to allow for parking and security check in. Most interviews will be conducted for three to four hours. A Naval Nuclear Laboratory representative will meet you and then escort you to your appropriate interview destination.
The following forms need to be completed and brought on the day of your interview:
If you have lived, worked, or received a degree outside of the United States (including Puerto Rico), our background investigation company requires two additional forms in order to complete an international background investigation. In addition to the forms requested above, please provide these two completed forms on the day of your interview:
Please note, while we request this information at the time of your interview, we will not use this information unless you are extended and accept an offer of employment from the Naval Nuclear Laboratory.
In addition, please bring the following additional pieces of documentation, if applicable:
Compliance with Federal, State, Local, and Department of Energy (DOE) requirements concerning potential acts of sabotage and espionage, requires the prohibition of certain articles from being carried on Naval Reactors (NR) Program sites without prior authorization.
The following items are prohibited ANYWHERE on the Controlled Site Property:
The items listed below are considered contraband and their introduction into the Security Area is prohibited without prior authorization. However, these items may be left in your vehicle. If you are staying in a hotel, be sure to leave all items and luggage at the hotel the day of your interview.
After your interview, please allow for 3-4 weeks for an employment decision to be made. Provided that you receive an offer of employment, please complete the necessary paperwork and forms in a timely manner. As a condition of employment with the Naval Nuclear Laboratory, every employee must obtain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance. This process may take anywhere from two months to a year, with an average of about three months.
If you hold citizenship with the U.S. and another country and are offered a position with the Naval Nuclear Laboratory, you must renounce your non-U.S. citizenship in order to accept employment. At a minimum, you must contact the appropriate embassy/consulate by mail and declare your intention to renounce. Typically, the embassy/consulate will respond by letter within two weeks. You must be a sole U.S. Citizen to have employment at the Naval Nuclear Laboratory.
Individuals are subject to an initial security screening to obtain a DOE security clearance, as required for employment with the Naval Nuclear Laboratory. To expedite the clearance process, please read the following instructions carefully and bring the requested information with you on the day of your interview.
Federal regulations require that you appear in person for verification of identity. When you appear, you must present two (2) different forms of UNEXPIRED identification, one from List A and one from List B.
|List A||List B|
|Driver’s License||Original Birth Certificate|
|US Military||Certificate of Citizenship|
|US Coast Card||Certification of Birth Abroad|
|*A passport alone does not meet these requirements.|
Fingerprints are required as part of your security clearance process. When you appear for personal identification verification, electronic fingerprints will be taken. The fingerprints will only be used if you are extended and accept an offer of employment from the Naval Nuclear Laboratory. Otherwise, your fingerprints will be destroyed.
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