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    You will serve as a Program Analyst; Emergency Response Liaison in the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS). 

    OHMS supports PHMSA’s mission by developing, proposing, and implementing regulatory and enforcement initiatives governing the safe and secure transportation.

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    The Program Analyst:

    • Coordinates with PHMSA HQ and Regional staff to provide emergency response subject matter expertise and identifies the challenges that may affect the emergency response community resulting from new rulemakings, special permits, or program initiatives (i.e., liquefied natural gas, crude by rail, hazmat communication, etc.) independently.
    • Conducts outreach and engagement with emergency response stakeholders to ensure PHMSA is aware and addresses the challenges/gaps affecting the emergency response community as a technical expert in the field.
    • Uses emergency response background to provides expert technical support for five separate hazmat grant programs aimed at training first responders and hazmat employees. This includes reviewing grant applications and proposed hazmat response training curriculums.
    • Maintains external communication with grantees and industry ensuring fiduciary responsibility to both stakeholder groups. The Emergency Response Liaison works closely with PHMSA chief counsel; acquisition, budget, and pipeline grant representatives to ensure continuous evaluation and improvement of OHMS and PHMSA outreach and grant programs independently.
    • Provides expert support with business process development, documentation of workflows, standard operating procedures, business requirements, assistance with administration of legacy HMEP grants processing information systems and grants.gov organizational structure analysis, grant application guidelines, deliverables, technical and report writing including reports to Congress, and information system implementation instruction and development.
    • Researches and interprets interrelated statues, regulations, and precedents cases to resolve problems and issues, assesses alternative policy positions and presents with recommendations the most effective resolution of the problem/issues.
    • Coordinates and prepares written and oral reports reflecting a broad-based knowledge and understanding of the substance and operations of all aspects of outreach and grants associated to the emergency response community.

    This position is perfect for an experienced mid-career person with knowledge and experience with hazardous materials emergency preparedness and response and excellent program management skill sets to include project and financial management, written and oral communication, problem solving, and analytical skills.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Some travel will be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592720500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.