Emergency Response Coordinator (COOP)

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 26, 2022
Nov 29, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time

As an Emergency Response Coordinator in the Coordination Branch, you will develop, evaluate, and coordinate a program to address issues and topics associated with the NRC Continuity of Operations (COOP) and pandemic plans in support of Federal Government mandates. Interfaces with other Federal and NRC stakeholders and coordinates procedure updates, exercises and training, and other support activities as necessary to ensure stakeholders are able to meet Federal requirements. Develops tools and innovative approaches and solutions to support or conduct a COOP or pandemic response and ensure NRC's response leverages best practices.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Must be able to obtain a Q clearance with access to SCI.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the NRC will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent that an NRC job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.


In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

Demonstrated ability to perform independent reviews and develop policy recommendations under time constraints or other stressful situations.

Demonstrated ability to communicate information, ideas, and advice in a clear, concise, and logical manner, both orally and in writing, with colleagues, subordinates, licensee management, NRC management in Headquarters and Regions or the Commission, and with representatives of professional groups or other Federal or State agencies.

Demonstrated ability to lead interdisciplinary or interagency working groups and establish effective working relationships with peers, co-workers, and various levels of management both inside and outside the agency.

Ability to work effectively and independently with division, office, or agency representatives.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as the ability to evaluate and assess issues in response to an incident or emergency event at a NRC regulated facility and recommend courses of action to conduct drills and exercises in testing agency emergency plans and procedures as well as prepare comprehensive reports concerning NRC emergency planning and preparedness programs. A description of how you possess the specialized experience as well as how you meet the qualifications desired in an ideal candidate should be addressed in your resume.

Additional information

The duty location of this position is Rockville, Maryland. In general, employees are expected to be in the office at a minimum of 4 days per pay period**. Telework schedules, including full-time telework, are approved, on a case-by-case basis. If selected, telework will be determined in accordance with Agency policy and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, if applicable.

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