• Help

    Duties

    Summary

     The ideal candidate for this position will have some leadership and technical advisory experience as it relates to the mission of emergency management from the operational level and has worked in CBRN incident preparedness or response program areas. This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Response Directorate, CBRN Office team within FEMA.

    View common definitions of terms found in this announcement. 

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will develop and maintain special programs focused on nuclear, radiological, chemical, and biological hazards.

    Typical assignments include:

    • Directing and managing the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Branch
    • Providing technical expertise/advice and drives efforts to develop and validate end-to-end Concepts of Operation (CONOPS) related to variety of emergencies, hazards, or natural and man-made/technological incidents.
    • Providing independent analysis and recommendations to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), conventional, and CBRN related programs.
    • Identifying and evaluating capabilities and gaps associated with various analyze chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, high-yield explosive (CBRN) platforms.
    • Providing oversight and strategic direction to CBRN Operations Branch programs:
      • Domestic Emergency Support Team (DEST)
      • Consequence Management Coordination Unit (CMCU)
      • Nuclear Incident Response Team (NIRT)
      • Interagency Modeling & Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC)
      • CBRN Responder Network
      • CBRN Training & Exercises

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require non-emergency travel (25%)

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548023500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.