“To enable us to stabilize our current situation and provide more focus on achieving our external hiring needs, we are temporarily suspending internal transfers for the next 60 days, effective immediately,” the NNSA contractor said in a message to employees at the nuclear defense installations at Oak Ridge and Amarillo, Texas.
The announcement said CNS is “actively recruiting” for more than 900 jobs openings. This appears to be one of the largest hiring efforts in the post-Cold War period.
The temporary suspension of job transfers includes current requistions where no offer has yet been made, CNS said.
“For those offers that have been accepted but no start date has been set, the start date and subsequent pay change will be addressed in concert with resumption of internal transfers,” the announcement said. “Where there are more immediate needs that cannot wait, we will work through these on a case-by-case basis.”
Exceptions to the suspension of transfer actvities “will be considered in rare instances” where filling an internal position can be justified as a “business necessity” to meet “mission targets,” CNS stated.
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