Office for Nuclear Regulation

Personnel Security Inspector

About the role

The role of the Nuclear Security Inspector (Personnel Security) is to assess, and ensure by inspection, the honesty, integrity and values of personnel involved in all aspects of the civil nuclear industry including site licensees and other appropriate stakeholders taking due account of the current threat and personnel security standards and guidance. The role requires a certain amount of travel including, on occasion, overnight stays.

To be effective, the candidate will require a breadth and depth of expertise and skills in all aspects of personnel security. He/she will: assess/approve vetting cases, conduct regulatory interventions; deal with aftercare issues; assess dutyholders' security assurance; contribute to the development of policy; maintain currency of guidance documents/Codes of Practice; and liaise with other regulators (including ONR (CNS) inspectors, ONR nuclear safety regulators, EA/SEPA Inspectors) and with various Government security and intelligence agencies as appropriate. They may also be required to represent ONR at international security events and meetings.

Over time, the successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to progress and also broaden their security expertise within ONR (CNS). This could be in other roles including Site Protection, Transport Security, Cyber Security & Information Assurance, Emergency Planning & Response, Contingency Planning & Exercises, and Investigations.

Job related expertise

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, experience and behaviours:






Behavioural core competencies

In addition, if shortlisted you will need to provide examples of the following behavioural competencies:

How to apply

Please visit our recruitment portal.