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Emergency Management Specialist

Air Force Civilian Service Fresno, CA
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THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION

This position is located in the Civil Engineer (CE) Squadron, Mission Support Group of the Air National Guard (ANG) Wing. This PD is not appropriate for use in RED HORSE or PRIME BEEF Squadrons. This is an Air National Guard Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to develop, review, coordinate and execute the wings Emergency Management (EM) program plan in support of DOD, Joint Service, Air Force, MAJCOM, ANG, Numbered Air Force, federal, state, and county plans in the area(s) of Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery. The position develops, manages and executes the wing EM programs, ensuring effective prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery operations to allow continued mission capability at the wing level.

Qualifications

GENERAL: Must have successfully completed technical military training school basic EM Apprentice course and the CBRN Responders Course. develop, review, coordinate and execute the National Guard installations Emergency Management (EM) program plan in support of DOD, Joint Service, Army, Air Force, federal government, state, and county plans in the areas of prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Developing, managing and executing the installation EM programs, ensuring effective prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery operations to allow continued mission capability at the installation level.

Emergency Management Specialist, GS-0089-09 (Trainee): Must have 1 year experience at the GS-07 grade level preparing and briefing emergency management plans. Ability to speak distinctly. Knowledgeable in personnel activations and deployments. Knowledge of readiness status reports. Knowledge of readiness status reports. Competent in writing, designing, formatting, publishing, and presenting specific EM program assigned work to peers and immediate supervisors at workshops or special committee meetings. Knowledge is mandatory in the Emergency Management (EM), Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN), and Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) emergency response, logistics, and training programs. Working experiences and skills in developing, managing, and executing the EM programs that ensured all military, civilian and contract personnel were trained and equipped to support home station and worldwide contingency operations. Knowledge is mandatory of the characteristics and effects of peacetime WMD and wartime conventional and CBRN weapons; detection and identification of CBRN contamination; threat analysis; passive defense measures; principles of contamination control; related technical information, policies, procedures, techniques, and equipment; and EM and contingency planning, training, operations, equipment supply procedures, directives, and policies. May have practical experience in a supervisory or management position in a government related public safety field or equivalent private industry position. The work requires knowledge of emergency management and related directives, policies, regulations, procedures, and methods; and the collaboration and fostering of relationships between Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector, and their response mechanisms and authorities.

Emergency Management Specialist, GS-0089-11: Must have 1 year experience at the GS-09 grade level preparing and briefing emergency management plans. Ability to speak distinctly. Knowledgeable in personnel activations and deployments. Knowledge of readiness status reports. Competent in writing, designing, formatting, publishing, and presenting specific EM program assigned work to peers and immediate supervisors at workshops or special committee meetings. Knowledge is mandatory of the characteristics and effects of peacetime WMD and wartime conventional and CBRN weapons; detection and identification of CBRN contamination; threat analysis; passive defense measures; principles of contamination control; related technical information, policies, procedures, techniques, and equipment; and EM and contingency planning, training, operations, equipment supply procedures, directives, and policies. Working knowledge is required in how to develop, coordinate, obtain approval, and publish plans and procedures for implementation of installation policies and instructions relating to Emergency Management (EM). May have practical experience in a supervisory or management position in a government related public safety field or equivalent private industry position. The work requires knowledge of emergency management and related directives, policies, regulations, procedures, and methods; and the collaboration and fostering of relationships between Federal, State, Tribal, and local governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector, and their response mechanisms and authorities. Experiences involve providing hazardous materials (HAZMAT) responses for unknown or suspect CBRN incidents; or in coordinating actions to ensure prompt response during EM operations including immediate mobilization of resources and participation of agencies and organizations. Skilled in delivering technical advice to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Director. Some experiences and skills are needed in operating a mobile communications center to provide a command and control platform for the Incident Commander. Knowledge in working an integrated CBRN detection, warning, and reporting system. Capable of preparing manual and automated plume models for CBRN events and interpreting data for installation leadership. Experiences involve determining contamination levels, identifying contaminated areas and/or coordinating with Bio-Environmental Engineers to establish proper protective measures. Experienced in collecting and preparing samples and ensures proper transport of samples from suspected CBRN events. Experienced in working with EM specialized teams. Experiences include conducting installation EM assessments; interpreting and analyzing assessment results. Skilled in conducting initial and recurring training programs for EM functional areas. Skilled in developing and conducting installation EM and CBRN related training for first and emergency responders, specialized teams, and installation personnel. Knowledgeable in written examinations and practical demonstrations to measure and assess the knowledge and skill of trained members.

TRAINEE POSITION: Applicants not meeting full qualifications for the GS-11 position indicated above may be considered for GS-09 trainee, if qualified. Statement-of-Difference of qualification requirements for each are indicated.  If appointed as trainee, the selectee may be non-competitively promoted to GS-11 upon meeting full qualifications and recommendations of supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledges, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

1.Skilled in developing and conducting installation EM and CBRN related training for first and emergency responders, specialized teams, and installation personnel.

2.Knowledgeable in written examinations and practical demonstrations to measure and assess the knowledge and skill of trained members.

3.Skilled in delivering technical advice to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Director.

4.Skilled in conducting initial and recurring training programs for EM functional areas.

5.Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma is required with successful completion of courses in algebra, biology, physics, chemistry, typing/keyboarding, computer operations, English grammar and composition, speech, and general science. College academic courses in business management, speech, English grammar, algebra, biology, physics, chemistry, and computer operations are highly preferred. Advanced education must have been obtained in an accredited business, civilian or military technical school, junior college, college or university. Must have successfully completed technical military training school basic EM Apprentice course and the CBRN Responders Course. Completion of the military technical training school (Seven Skill Level) Craftsman EM course is preferred.

**Course work in fields closely related to those specified may be accepted if it clearly provides applicants with the background of knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance.**

 

COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED FOR EDUCATION TO BE CREDITABLE

 

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

BENEFITS

 The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.


Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp


Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp


Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp


Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/


Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp  


Other Information

OTHER INFORMATION:

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 465423200
Located In Fresno, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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