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Careers in the Office of Science

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science seeks talented and enthusiastic professionals to join our mission! Office of Science’s mission is to deliver scientific discoveries and major scientific tools to transform our understanding of nature and advance the energy, economic, and national security of the United States.

Office of Science is the Nation’s largest Federal sponsor of basic research in the physical sciences and the lead Federal agency supporting fundamental scientific research for our Nation’s clean energy future. We support over 28,000 researchers across over 300 academic institutions and the DOE National Laboratories; we build and operate a suite of 28 scientific user facilities that collectively advance the research of over 36,000 users annually; and we are responsible for the stewardship of 10 of the 17 DOE National Laboratories.

Below is a list of federal job opportunities, including Pathways Internships, in the Office of Science.

Prospective applicants should follow the links to the job announcement on USAJOBS.gov for a complete description of the job and its application requirements.

Please read the USAJOBS announcement carefully to identify the specific documentation requirements. All required documentation must be submitted as described by the announcement closing date. To learn more about the USAJOBS application process, please click here.

Office of Science is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in the workplace. To view the Department of Energy policy statement on EEO, please click here.


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SC Headquarters Positions

Advanced Scientific Computing Research 1

Director, Advanced Computing Technologies Division
Germantown, MD
Open 05/16/2024 to 06/17/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
ES 00
Salary
$193,819 - $221,900 per year
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.

Basic Energy Sciences 1

Germantown, MD
Open 05/01/2024 to 05/30/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
ES 00
Salary
$193,819 - $221,900 per year
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.

Office of Safety and Security 1

Fire Protection Engineer
Multiple Locations are availiable.
Please see the announcement for more information.
Open 05/08/2024 to 05/24/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
GS-14
Salary
$122,198 - $191,900 per year
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.

SC Field Site Positions

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Site Office 1

Federal Projects Director (General Engineer/Physical Scientist)
Oak Ridge TN - limited telework eligible
Open 05/20/2024 to 06/03/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
GS 13, Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist
Salary
$103,409 – 167,336
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes – as determined by agency policy

SLAC Site Office 1

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist (General Engineer/Physical Scientist)
Menlo Park, CA
Open 05/20/2024 to 06/03/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
GS 13-14
Salary
$128,717 - $191,900 per year
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes – as determined by agency policy

Thomas Jefferson Site Office 1

Newport News, VA
Open 05/15/2024 to 05/24/2024
Pay Scale & Grade
GS-15
Salary
$145,754 - $189,477 per year
Work Schedule
Full-time
Telework Eligible?
Yes – as determined by agency policy
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