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    Joining 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; we Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow. 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.cisa.gov 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 supporting states/territories with maintaining a Communications Unit (COMU) program and disaster response required by FEMA's Communications Emergency Support Function. Typical work assignments include:

    • Serving as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for the Emergency Communication Division to State, Local, Tribal, Territorial and Federal stakeholders on advanced communications and related information technology subjects.
    • Recommending long-range plans, goals and objectives to improve incident response interoperable emergency communications capabilities in State Local and Tribal entities.
    • Providing expert advice to senior specialist working in the emergency communications field.
    • Communicating both orally and in writing to assure that State, Local and Tribal entities understand policy and are assisted in their efforts to increase the effectiveness of interoperbility communications.
    • Developing and promoting new outreach approaches, methodologies, programs and other initiatives to influences policy making and planning in Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial governments; private sector partner critical infrastructure owner/operators; and non-governmental organizations.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You may be expected to be away in travel status 11 nights or more per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0391 Telecommunications

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/607476400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.