Organization Location: Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, Division of Preparedness and Response
Duty Station: Rockville, Maryland
Supervisor: Kathryn Brock, Director, Division of Preparedness and ResponseLearn more about this agency
As the Senior Level Advisor for Emergency Preparedness/Incident Response, you will serve as a senior technical advisor and office expert in the area of Emergency Preparedness and Incident Response providing authoritative advice, consultation, and support to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) management on complex policy and technical issues and developments in emergency preparedness and response, dose assessment, and related radiological protection matters both domestically and internationally. You will represent the Agency on emergency preparedness and response, and related radiological protection issues before other organizations, such as other Federal agencies, State and local governments, Congressional representatives, international organizations, licensees, news media and in public meetings. You will also assess the implications of new or emerging issues and polices in emergency preparedness and response and makes recommendations for any changes in regulations, national or international standards, statutory changes, or other significant actions as required to respond appropriately, to developments in emergency preparedness and response.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Serving as the NSIR technical expert for complex, specialized projects involving emergency preparedness and incident response issues for nuclear facilities.
Providing authoritative consultation, guidance, assistance and recommendations related to emergency preparedness and incident response to the Commission; Agency management and senior staff on the efficacy of planned and contemplated courses of action.
Coordinating crucial agency interaction with external entities, including international organizations, Government and industry, relating to emergency preparedness and related health physics issues. Coordinates with staff and management for agency interaction with external entities, including international organizations, Government and industry, relating to incident response. Represents the agency in interagency meetings, and public meetings on these subjects.
Reviewing proposed conventions, agreements, protocols, regulations, policies, reports, legislation, and other agency documentation relation to or potentially impacting emergency preparedness and response activities and provides comments, analysis, or suggestions as appropriate. Counsel’s office and agency management regarding the likely effect of regulatory or policy actions in or related to emergency preparedness and response.
Serves as a technical trainer and mentor for subordinate level staff, providing guidance regarding methodology, information sources, or scientific or engineering approaches to emergency preparedness and response problems or issues. Leads staff in developing new approaches to policies and challenges.
Identifies requirements and opportunities for research, analysis, or data development or acquisition relating to problems or new technologies associated with emergency preparedness and response, and related radiological protection issues, and evaluates the merit of exiting research and development programs in support of the emergency preparedness and response programs.
Collaborates with other NRC Offices, Federal agencies and committees, State and local organizations (i.e., Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, National Emergency Management Association) and international organizations (i.e., Nuclear Energy Agency, International Atomic Energy Agency, Commission of the European Communities), and industry organizations in communicating the bases for regulatory decision and the evaluation of foreign technical data and regulatory positions and policies to determine emergency preparedness and response significance.
25% or less - Occasional travel may be required
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