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This is a term position not to exceed two years and may be extended two years.
This is an episodic, intermittent position, on an irregular or occasional basis with hours and days of work not on a prearranged schedule and with compensation for the actual time employed or for service rendered.
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.
- Provides expertise on security, law enforcement and intelligence matters to the Incident Response Coordination Team (IRCT).
- Ensures that optimal security procedures and practices for the response team are practiced at all times, and has delegated emergency authority from the Team Commander to stop or prevent unsafe acts during pre-, trans-, and post-deployment situations.
- Monitors incident operations and advises the Team Commander on matters relating to operation security of the team, especially the security and safety of emergency responder personnel.
- Conducts vulnerability and threat assessments at locations where IRCT field units are or may be deployed.
- Ensures compliance with pertinent federal and state security laws, statutes and regulations.
- Prepares reports, position papers, evaluation information and other written documentation on findings and recommendations to improve security program activities and for effective direction of team security operations.
76% or greater - 95% Domestic and 5% international travel.
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