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Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.
For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.
The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-2065-SE-AM-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.
NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.
This position is located in DHS/U.S. Coast Guard, Training Center Yorktown, Training Division, Marine Security Branch, National Strike Force COE, Elizabeth City, NC.
This position provides technical expertise in all hazardous response equipment to support all aspects of National Strike Force (NSF) operations and standardizations (STAN) assessment, to include evaluation, review and configuration management of Strike Team (ST) equipment.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
• Developing, revising, refining and coordinating a sound standardization and readiness program for personnel operating and maintaining National Strike Force (NSF) Strike Team (ST) equipment
• Ensuring alignment and interoperability of NSF units through inspection and assessment of the unit's equipment training program; and readiness of personnel and equipment in the areas of oil, hazardous materials, and weapons of mass destruction response
• Participating in work groups, focus groups, and committees to provide all-hazard equipment expertise in support of training management
• Collecting, compiling, developing, evaluating all-hazards equipment information, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) and communicating results to NSF units
• Operating, Testing and Evaluating (OT&E) information on oil and hazardous substance response equipment, to identify and record a technical evaluation of its operating parameters
• Maintaining liaison with other engineering and operating organizational elements, government agencies, private professional engineers, industry and technical organizations to keep abreast of the latest developments within the Environmental Engineering/Response Profession