Emergency Management Specialist (COOP)
Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from the official duty station may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Subject to Random Drug Testing
- Must pass a pre-employment drug test
- Favorable suitability determination
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a "Q" level Security Clearance with Top Secret/SCI access.
- You must be a US Citizen
- This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
- Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
- Compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification.
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements
- More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower next lower NNSA Demonstration Project pay band (NQ-02) or GS grade level (GS-12) in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as experience performing emergency management work including managing and coordinating with other entities, the prevention of, protection from, preparedness for, response to, recovery from and/or mitigation of intentional and/or unintentional crises, disasters, other humanitarian emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosives) incidents.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!
- Knowledge of Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Emergency Preparedness doctrine, requirements, procedures, and activities, particularly as they relate to essential federal government emergency management readiness programs.
- Ability to perform policy and planning analyses for senior management in evaluations of complex cross-cutting issues and proposal of solutions with recommendations that significantly and directly affect Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Emergency Preparedness policies and programs.
- Knowledge of Presidential Policy Directive 40 Federal Continuity Directive 1 and 2 (FCD1/FCD2) program requirements, procedures, and activities particularly as they relate to the development and performance of a Federal, State, or Local Continuity program.
- Ability to conduct policy and planning analysis to evaluate complex cross-cutting issues and proposal of solutions that significantly and directly affect policies and programs associated with Continuity of Operations program elements.
- Ability to communicate orally to successfully build coalitions and sustain inter-relationships with federal, state and local stakeholders, field offices, and other organizational elements.
"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.
Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
Qualification and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
There is no education requirement for this position.
- The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
- If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
- More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
- Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
- Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
- All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
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Information about the NNSA Demonstration project can be found by clicking HERE.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be rated by our application system using the Category Rating procedure. A quality review will then be conducted by the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME). Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (if applicable to the job), and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. The quality categories are usually defined as “Best Qualified”, “Well Qualified” and “Qualified”. Veterans Preference eligible will be listed at the top of whichever category your score places you in. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and higher.
Your performance appraisals and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other applicants.
If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you will be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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