Emergency Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 21, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating emergency response and programs on the installation.
  • Serves as advisor to Installation Commander, Garrison Commander and tenant unit commanders on emergency response, Chemical/Biological/Radiological and Nuclear operations and emergency management.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with Federal, state, and local officials involved with various emergency action plans throughout the Garrison Area of Responsibility.
  • Develops program for providing necessary emergency guidance as well as required training to installation personnel.
  • Develops and posts current information concerning actual or hypothetical (for exercises) floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, storms, and manmade disasters on appropriate maps and charts in the EOC.
  • Supports the installation operational security program.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
  • This position is a Key-Essential - The position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the Federal agency or office to function effectively.
  • Employee may be required to serve on rotating shifts during emergencies or training exercises.
  • Employee is subject to 24-hour recall to perform emergency response duties. May include tour(s) of duty on weekends or nights to support training for or during actual emergency operations.


Qualifications

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 Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the 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.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes involvement in the agency's emergency response or recovery efforts; contributing to an Emergency Services Program; and integrating operational planning and coordination with emergency responders. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Administration and Management
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Risk Management
  • Security Program Management


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 (GS-11).

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 12 - Safety and Occupational Health Management position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.


Similar jobs