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    Joining the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security. Within CISA, the Emergency Communications Division leads the Nation's operable and interoperable public safety and national security and emergency preparedness communications efforts. Through training, technical assistance, coordination, tools, and guidance, the division supports safer, better-prepared communities nationwide by helping federal, state, local, tribal, territorial and industry partners develop emergency communications capabilities. The division also ensures communities have access to priority telecommunications and restoration services to communicate under all circumstances.

    Visit www.dhs.gov/cisa to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.

    In this position, you will be responsible for leading efforts to advance the adoption of DHS national policy guidance, CISA Emergency Communications Division (ECD) plans and assessments (e.g. National Emergency Communications Plan), and SAFECOM guidance and tools. Typical work assignments include:

    • Developing and implementing short and long-range strategic governance activities with national-level impact and provides technical assistance, as needed to implement activities.
    • Leading the identification of program gaps, needs, and challenges in interoperability requirements at the Federal, State, Local, and Tribal levels, and provides mastery advice on ways to strengthen interoperability at all levels.
    • Directing efforts to assist organizations as they implement standard operating procedures, best practices, and tools with long-term implications for incident response interoperable emergency communications capabilities with nationwide impact.
    • Representing DHS through briefings, seminars, working groups, workshops, training, exercises and other means to build relationships and promote awareness of program requirements.
    • Developing reports on progress towards achieving national objectives and the effectiveness to address the vulnerabilities in regional setting with all levels of government to foster the development of communications capabilities by federal, state, regional, local, tribal, and territorial officials and consortia thereof.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0391 Telecommunications

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