Abacus Technology

  • Emergency Management Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking an Emergency Management Specialist to support agency planning to include all-hazard Emergency Preparedness (EP), Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP), Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Continuity of Operations and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE).  This is a full-time position.


    Interpret government regulations and applicable codes, and advise government management on the best course of action to ensure compliance. Develop programs, procedures and contingency plans based on a risk approach and propose solutions that monitor, evaluate and enable resolution to safeguard the workforce, reduce property loss, and support NGA mission continuity. Through all-hazards mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery program efforts, EM orchestrates unity of effort across NGA to safeguard the workforce, reduce property loss, and support NGA mission continuity. Prepare and conduct briefings and overviews to educate Agency personnel and submits position and information papers in response to government requirements. Reach out to identify opportunities for internal and external partnership development and supports/maintains information-sharing relationships. Identify best practices, benchmarks and lessons learned across the EM discipline and makes continuous improvements to EM programs, procedures and capabilities.


    7+ years experience in emergency management.  Bachelor's degree in a related field.  Additional experience may be substituted for degree requirements.  Experience in performing three or more areas of the following: All-Hazards EP, LMR Program, CBRNE, Crisis Management, Strategic EM, CBRNE or Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Planning and Policy and participation in EM or Continuity of Operations exercises, and participation in national or DoD level homeland security EM or Mission Assurance exercises.  Certification from FEMA for Incident Command System (ICS) training (e.g., ICS-100/200/300/400/700/800) and Level I Professional Continuity Planner certificate required.  Industry certification from International Association of Emergency Management (IAEM) desired.  Must be a US citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance with SCI access and a polygraph.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and/or polygraph examination and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




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