Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist

GSA, Office of Mission Assurance | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 1/13/2020
Description

This office is responsible for serving as the agency-wide lead for: continuity of operations in government; disaster policy, planning, support, and operational coordination; and special security programs. In this role, OMA integrates the full suite of agency authorities, capabilities and equities to enact and guide the development of structured programs ensuring the resiliency of GSA's mission essential functions.

 

As a Supervisory Emergency Management Specialist, you will serve as a Deputy Regional Director in the General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Mission Assurance (OMA), Philadelphia, PA. You will be performing work pertaining to all types of emergency management work to include but not limited to - Continuity of Operations (COOP), emergency management, disaster response and recovery efforts and physical security, security, cyber, personnel security programs and supervisory programs.

Major Duties:

  • Implement national policies, practices and directives affecting crisis management and continuity of operations programs, emergency/disaster response policy and all hazards plans. Supports and implements mission and functional roles and responsibilities in support of the National Response Framework (NRF); Continuity of Operations (COOP); and other contingency and emergency/disaster management support missions.
  • Manage and provide oversight of security and HSPD-12. Administers emergency management, HSPD-12 and security (personnel, physical, cyber, and communications) programs.
  • Implement national policies, practices and directives affecting crisis management and continuity of operations programs, emergency/disaster response policy and all-hazards plans. Supports and implements mission and functional roles and responsibilities in support of the National Response Framework (NRF); Continuity of Operations (COOP); and other contingency and emergency/disaster management support missions.
  • Analyze and translate "best practices" into program improvements and high performance work teams. Participates in the development of work measurement systems, establishes long-range program goals and monitors measures and results.
  • Assure that division staff participate in continuing education opportunities. Analyzes the technical functions and responsibilities of subordinate staff and determines how best to use each employees knowledge, skills, and technical expertise. Manages allocation of Division resources; tracks and forecasts resource utilization and develops supporting program data and business case rationale to justify staffing and budget requests.

This position is located at General Services Administration (GSA), in the Office of Mission Assurance (OMA), in Philadelphia, PA.

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The GS-14 salary range for Philadelphia, PA starts at $117,188.

Generally, first time appointees to Federal civilian service have their salary set at the beginning rate of the grade for which they are selected; unless prior approval has been received to adjust the salary based on superior qualifications of the applicant.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. To qualify, you must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience must be directly related to emergency management activities of local, state, and/or Federal government sectors; develop and implement occupant emergency plans and programs including evacuation, shelter, and contaminated environment plans and procedures; manage a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP); and oversee disaster response related exercises and events.                 

*This is NOT a full-time telework position. The selectee is expected to work at the duty location listed in the vacancy announcement.

This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 2003101SLMP under Merit Promotion regulations.  You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.

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