Lead Emergency Management Specialist

Department Of Health And Human Services Spokane , WA 99201

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

This Direct Hire recruitment is to fill positions based on a critical hiring need resulting from the outbreak and spread of the "Coronavirus Disease 2019" (COVID-19), which has caused a public health emergency. As such, all applicants who meet the OPM Emergency Management Series requirements and the minimum specialized experience qualifications stated in this announcement will be referred to hiring managers for further consideration.

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Responsibilities

As a Lead Emergency Management Specialist, you will:

  • Serve as the principle facilitator for CDC to coordinate the Agency's preparedness program in collaboration with external Federal agencies and internally within CDC to continuously improve planning, training and exercising readiness of CDC to enhance the agencies ability to respond to any event through effective planning, adequate responder training and conducting response exercises to build and assess response capabilities.

  • Oversee the development, maintenance and implementation of emergency response operational plans, protocols, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidance that provides an effective, organized, coordinated and orderly Agency response to public health incidents.

  • Provide direction and management to effectively coordinate with CDC Subject Matter Experts to develop comprehensive emergency response procedures for all-hazards events, including the 15 National Planning Scenarios and other bioterrorism, technological, man-made, natural and environmental disasters.

  • Possess expert knowledge of and demonstrated skills in federal, state and local planning, the Incident Command System (ICS), the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Response Framework (NRF) and it's associated Annexes and other federal interagency policies, guidance and procedures.

  • Design, develop and evaluate a variety of exercises to prepare CDC for effective response to any event. Using the Preparedness Cycle and the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Guidance, the incumbent must be able to determine the appropriate Agency response requirements, lead exercise planning conferences and meetings with representatives from across CDC, develop appropriate exercise materials, distribute in a timely manner and train the response plans to the participants.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)

0089 Emergency Management Specialist

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Background Investigation is required.

  • E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.

  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

  • One-year probationary period may be required.

  • Re-employed Annuitants may be considered to fill vacancies. If you have retired from federal service and are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet via http://intranet.cdc.gov/hro/docs/jobs/NDAA-Reemployed-Annuitants.pdf

  • This position can be filled at any grade level.

  • This position may be subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • This position may require a Drug Test and subject to Random Drug Testing

  • This position may be subject to a Background/Security Investigation

  • This position may be subject to Telework

  • Recruitment, Relocation or Retention Incentive may be authorized.

  • Travel, transportation, and moving expenses may be authorized

  • Annual Leave for non-federal service may be authorized

  • Promotion Potential: Please be advised there is no promotion potential for these positions, any position filled with this announcement will be filled at the single grade level requested.

  • Temporary appointments may be made for a specified period not to exceed one year. The appointment may be extended one additional year for a maximum of 24 months of total service.

Qualifications

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level of in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.

Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience leading and managing a domestic or international emergency response operation conducted in a 24/7 Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


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Lead Emergency Management Specialist

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