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    The incumbent will develop and propose department-wide standards and criteria to guide USDA continuity programs. The incumbent will serve as the continuity manager for continuity activations and develop and implement policies and procedures for a comprehensive continuity program including training and exercises. As the supervisor for continuity, the incumbent will ensure the ability of USDA to perform mission essential functions. The incumbent will lead OHSEC support to the USDA Emergency Relocation Group and will be responsible for coordinating USDA actions and delivery of mission essential functions during a continuity event.  The incumbent will develop and oversee implementation of evaluation and corrective action programs for USDA’s continuity program. The incumbent will provide technical guidance for development and establishment of policies, procedures, and guidelines for use in evaluation and corrective programs to ensure that significant deficiencies in continuity capabilities are identified and corrective action is appropriately assigned and tracked. The incumbent will collaborate with USDA agencies and staff offices on training programs and continuity exercises. The incumbent serves as supervisor for the division staff; exercises administrative and human resource management responsibilities and also establish guidelines and be responsible for the full range of performance management for supervised staff members.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% or less annually

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455913200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.