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    The ideal candidate for this position will be at the advanced level in the field of nuclear, chemical, or radiological emergency preparedness with prior experience as a team lead in the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program. This position starts at a salary of $70,987 (GS-11), with promotion potential to $85,084 (GS-12 grade level). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Region 5 team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    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 perform emergency management work supporting the Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Program including managing, coordinating, and implementing Federal emergency planning and preparedness activities. Typical assignments include:

    • Serving as the primary point of contact (Site Specialist) for the assigned nuclear power plant.
    • Supporting development, coordination, and evaluation of REP training and exercise activities.
    • Compiling and analyzing exercise and drill data and developing written reports to assess the level of preparedness in communities near nuclear power plants.
    • Preparing specified sections of REP related reports, information papers, and briefings for Regional leadership, emergency managers, and other stakeholders.
    • Evaluating Offsite Response Organizations (OROs) REP plans to ensure adequacy and conformance with standards, regulations, practices, training, and procedures.
    • Reviewing annual periodic program requirements provided in the State's Annual Letter of Certification submittal.
    • Interpreting, applying, and reconciling policy, procedures, and regulations relating to REP.
    • Providing oral and written responses to a wide range of inquiries from government and private sector officials.
    • Promoting and delivering effective radiological emergency preparedness programs through community education, outreach, training, and coordination with OROs and nuclear power plants.

    Promotion Potential: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel up to 50% is required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/574294300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.