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    The incumbent will report to the Product Director in Public Safety Advocacy and executes outreach and consultation to expand access to the FirstNet network and influence the product lifecycle for the benefit of public safety.

    *This is a remote workplace position, the employee will work full-time from their residence.

    * A probationary period may be required.

    * If selected, you will be required to file a financial disclosure.


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    The incumbent will perform, but is not limited to, the following major duties:

    Serves as an Emergency Management Specialist (Public Safety) responsible for executing the outreach and consultation of the program to expand access to the nationwide public safety broadband network and influence the FirstNet product lifecycle for the benefit of public safety.

    Collaborates across the FirstNet Authority Operations teams and with the FirstNet Authority network partner to inform network contractual deliverables and products and services roadmap.

    Ensure public safety desired requirements and features are captured and incorporated as appropriate. Assist the Public Safety Advocacy leadership in development and implementation of the outreach and engagement strategy to gather input from the public safety user community.

    Engage public safety users to obtain feedback on experience with FirstNet and its private partners through the buyers’ journey, daily operational experience with the network, operations, products and solutions, and future product requirements.

    Ensure all statutory requirements are met and the program objectives are achieved by using knowledge of and experience in the public safety sector.

    Evaluate regional, state, local, tribal and federal public safety communications issues and recommend program activities for implementation of the Act by applying statewide operations, governance, public safety, telecommunications, and broadband knowledge. Apply knowledge of regional, state/territory, local, tribal and federal public safety priorities, objectives, and best practices in telecommunications deployment and/or broadband adoption to develop processes for the new programs.

    Represent FirstNet at workshops, conferences and meetings related to public safety.

    Serve as liaison with stakeholder groups, including public safety, local, state, tribal and federal government leaders, industry, and nonprofit organizations.

    Create written materials, including reports, presentations, fact sheets, web-content, official records, and other documents.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel will be required 50% or less.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This position is being advertised under Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) and is open to all U.S. Citizens. Under DHA, competitive rating, ranking, and veterans’ preference procedures do not apply. All applicants who meet the basic qualification and specialized experience requirements, as defined in the job opportunity announcement, will be forwarded to the selecting official for consideration.

    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/502056200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.