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    The Division of Operations Incident Response Coordination Team (IRCT) mission is to effectively and efficiently manage the deployed resources in the field and to coordinate the activities of those resources to ensure successful completion of assigned missions. The IRCT is activated when federal health service/missions are assigned in support of federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal requests for support during potential or actual natural or man-made emergencies, incidents, or NSSE/SEs. The IRCT is scalable and may be tailored to meet the needs of the disasters, emergencies, incidents, or events. The IRCT can respond with a short activation notice, deployed in support of response operations supported by the EMG, rapidly establish operating capability, and assume control over public health and medical resources activated.

    Applicants must understand that the work performed is primarily related to readiness for and deployment for response during the aftermath of a disaster or public health emergency, where work may be field-based, that may be remote and austere, caring for sick, injured, dying, or deceased persons. This work requires above average health, physical, and mental conditioning with routine long periods of repetitive walking, bending, lifting, and carrying, such as carrying national disaster medical system equipment or heavy patients on litters. Incumbent must be capable of working in a high stress, high-security, remote, austere, and uncharacterized environment, void of infrastructure and vital services, requiring specific physical demands, such as the ability to lift 50 pounds, and work characteristics that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. For these reasons, employees are required to complete a physical and health screening process to meet and maintain certain physical standards, as well as mental, behavioral, and cognitive competencies.

    NOTE: This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire authority. Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to positions filled under this announcement. Please click here for more information on OPM's Authorization of Direct Hire authority.

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    1. Provide assessment, coordination and advisory services for organizational readiness, ranging from identification of required contingency response missions and support plans and all hazards to effective management of limited resources.
    2. Develop deployment action plans to support the development and sustainment of plans from routine operations to emergency operations.
    3. During a public health emergency, develops the operating plan for the finance and administration section.
    4. Maintenance of all administrative systems, payroll reconciliation, recruitment, processing of personnel actions and travel documents.
    5. Coordinate team activities and guides health care providers in solving difficult problems during a public health response; maintain daily records, operational safety plans, chronological logs, equipment damage and loss reports; and activity logs.
    6. Advise agency and departmental committees in the development, review, and evaluation of
      coordinated incident emergency public health and medical response operation plans for disasters and emergencies and identify deficiencies.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - 95% Domestic and 5% International

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/497388700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.