Planning Specialist



Northern New Mexico Integrated Security, located in beautiful northern New Mexico, provides a professional, highly trained protective force that safely secures special nuclear material, people and other critical assets for the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is a subsidiary of Constellis.


Position Overview

The Planning Specialist assists the Lead Planning Specialist in the coordination of security services to meet Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) requirements.  The Specialist performs liaison duties between LANL and the Protective Force.  Additionally, the Planning Specialist assists in the development of Protective Force Security Orders, plans for the protection of special nuclear material, personnel and property, facility security and other action and operations plans.


Salary Range:  Non-exempt, Full-time $30.50 – $32.50 per hour




Required Education and Experience:

  • US Citizenship required
  • Position is onsite – not remote
  • S. or B.A. degree in a related field (security, engineering and analytical) and/or extensive experience in security through the armed forces, other government agency or contractor employment with special emphasis on threat analysis, risk management, asset protection and force development, emergency planning and data analysis
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Protective Force security experience with DOE armed security operations
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Department of Energy Q clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Human Reliability Program (HRP) certification
  • Currently have, or be able to obtain and maintain, Derivative Classifier Certification and all other access requirements
  • Demonstrated tactical knowledge
  • Experience building strong working relationships among all levels of personnel
  • Technical writing experience, strong oral communication skills, and the ability to draft professional correspondence, prepare reports and coordinate the work of others
  • Ability to successfully complete site-specific training programs and maintain proficiency
  • Must possess an intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid NM driver’s license


Desired Education and Experience (Considered a Plus):

  • Demonstrated knowledge of security practices and LANL Safeguards and Security practices, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of Department of Energy orders, policies, procedures, and contractual requirements (e.g., 10 CFR 1046)
  • Knowledge in document creation, design, and formatting
  • Experience working in a classified environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and the ability to take direction


How to Apply


External Applicants:

Apply at https://www.constellis.com/careers and Search by Job Title: Planning Specialist


Internal Applicants:

Please submit a resume and cover letter clearly describing how your experience meets the “Required Education and Experience” and the “Desired Education, Certifications and Experience” requirements.  Internal applicants are not required to submit a new employment application.


Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.    Please contact our Recruiter, Destinee Martinez, at [email protected] or 505-667-4686 if you have questions.


Position Closes:   February 7, 2023


Northern New Mexico Integrated Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.





Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating globally and based in the Washington D.C. area, our employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis’ forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit www.constellis.com




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick Leave & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance provided by N2MIS
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Supplemental Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital and Legal Insurance available
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Center Access



  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, trainers, etc.).
  • May be subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, installing equipment under desks and overhead on walls, exposure to varying temperatures
  • Must meet all physical and psychological standards as required by the contract
  • Travel between office locations is required