About the Position: Position is an Emergency Management Specialist (EOC) with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District Emergency Management Office in Huntington, WV. Position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 grade level.
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Prepares annual budget documentation and 5-year budget plans for emergency preparedness programs
Administer the operation and maintenance of the district office emergency facilities, equipment, and resources
Develop, write, update and issue guidance documents and/or procedural plans for emergency facility operations, communications and logistics
Assist in deployment of personnel
Assist in developing, coordinating, and arranging emergency training and exercise programs
Sets up, directs, and coordinates administration of facility operations during emergencies
Serves as project manager for development and coordination for response to multiple emergency events
Prepares program or project cost estimates and tentative priorities based on objective/guidance
25% or less - Business travel may be required up to 20% of the time.
Job family (Series)
0089 Emergency Management Specialist
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This is a Career Program CP-12 position and all ACTEDs requirements apply.
Requires applicant to obtain/maintain Secret Security Clearance
Submit to random drug testing in accordance with EP 600-1-3.
Required to remain readily accessible during potential emergency conditions to commence work quickly and to serve on 24 hour call.
Required to respond to disasters or emergencies within 6 hours of notification and be prepared to stay for a minimum of 30 days at a time.
Must maintain valid state drivers license and be able to drive a SUV.
Required to pass a physical.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Civilian Employees of the Organization
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
For the GS-09: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with the development of plans or projects designed to improve the efficiency or productivity of an organizations' emergency management program; assisting in developing a budget or segments of a budget; assist in administering emergency-related activities or assisting in performing emergency-related activities during periods of high stress and crisis situations; and utilizing software packages that include electronic mail, calendars, word processing, presentation documents, spreadsheets, and financial systems.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Emergency Management.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.
For the GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes assisting with the development of plans or projects designed to improve the efficiency or productivity of an organizations emergency management program; inputting tasks and estimates into appropriate programs and work items per project requirements; maintain trained emergency personnel, utilize Microsoft software packages to include Outlook Email, Calendar, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Financial Management System, and other network applications. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: Emergency Management.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of
experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Budget
Critical Incident Response
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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