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Job #: R-00048654
Location: Pueblo, CO
Category: Policy Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Policy Analyst (Treaty Compliance Coordinator) for a customer-site position located at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP), Pueblo, Colorado within the Pueblo Chemical Depot. 

In this role, you will need a thorough understanding of all verification requirements to bring a new facility into compliance. The ability to identify and define how the facilities will comply with these obligations is paramount. 


  • Support all activities related to compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in the destruction of chemical weapons and components at the PCAPP, non-contiguous facilities, PCAPP Static Detonation Chambers (SDCs), the SDC in Anniston, Alabama and the Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) in Port Arthur, Texas.  This entials being the subject matter expert (SME) on the CWC verification requirements and ensuring the facility’s compliance with these requirements, working directly with Inspection Team (IT) members representing various cultures/countries from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

  • Confirming the receipt of Chemical Weapons (CWs) at the facility, the specific type and quantity of CW stored in the Temporary Holding Area (THA), the specific type and quantity of CWs being destroyed (includes confirming agent type), the process of destruction (chemicals are destroyed in an irreversible manner), the end products of destruction (includes waste stream sampling to confirm process is complete and agent is not diverted through the waste streams), the mutilation of metal parts (CW bodies are rendered unusable), and the integrity of the process and facility as a whole (sealing plan, physical presence, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) views, recording systems, Human Machine Interface System (HMI) systems, etc.).

  • Facilitate OPCW treaty compliance inspections at the PCAPP and all non-contiguous facilities (PCAPP SDCs, Anniston SDC & TSDF).  This includes but is not limited to facilitating/coordinating daily verification requirements, maintaining the OPCW work area, identifying and maintaining specialized verification and monitoring equipment, site entry requirements, identifying documents to be provided to the IT, representing the facility during verification activities, negotiations, maintaining office equipment, etc. 

  • Responsible for drafting various treaty documents and reports, drafting and presenting the training and Pre-Inspection Briefings (PIBs) for arriving inspection team members, conducting site tours and coordinating treaty agent and waste stream sampling activities and planning and supporting treaty-related visits and events as necessary.


  • BS degree and a minimum of 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with a minimum 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance. (This requires U.S. citizienship)

  • Must meet eligibility requirements to include background checks for unescorted entry into the secure areas of the facilities


  • Experience in the execution and implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty guidelines

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Policy Analysis

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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