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Emergency Management Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 5 months ago

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The Emergency Management Specialist is located in the Safety Service at the Bedford VA Medical Center in Bedford, MA. The incumbent serves as an integral part of the Safety Management Team by providing operational support and expertise to management. The duties of the position include but are not limited to:

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Responsibilities

  • ensures that hospital emergency management programs comply with applicable requirements in order to protect the facility, employees, patients and assets;
  • assures the Hospital meets or exceeds all Emergency Management Standards to include Joint Commission;
  • plans, coordinates and directs disaster/emergency drills;
  • coordinates and critiques all Emergency Management drills;
  • develops action plans to resolve issues from the drills; and,
  • represents the hospital on the Emergency Management Committee.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:00am-3:30pm

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Emergency Management Specialist/PD# 001890

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
11

  • Job family (Series)
    0089 Emergency Management Specialist

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of the closing date of this announcement, 09/05/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: plans, coordinates and directs disaster/emergency drills; assures the Hospital meets or exceeds all Emergency Management Standards to include Joint Commission; coordinates and critiques all Emergency Management drills; and, develops action plans to resolve issues from the drills. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts. OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond a master's or equivalent graduate degree. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Communication

  • Education and Training

  • Emergency Management

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The work requires the employee carry a good deal of equipment (50lbs) and involves walking, standing, bending, and crawling during surveys. Protective devices and equipment must be worn as required byt the hazard or incidence. Incumbent is required to work at different sites of the medical center or at other locations during activation of emergency response plans.

Education

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.


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Emergency Management Specialist

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Department Of Veterans Affairs