Emergency Management Analyst

Location:    Department of Energy (DOE) Forrestal Building in Washington, DC

This position is for an Emergency Management Analyst for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) / National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Emergency Operations (NA-40) to assist in developing, delivering, maintaining, and tracking status of operational documentation, internal training, exercise participation, policy review, and special projects. The Emergency Management Analyst will provide support to NA-40, to include support of the readiness assurance planning and headquarters emergency management programs. This position will require extensive communication and coordination throughout NA-40 and with other DOE and NNSA stakeholders. The Emergency Management Analyst will assist in developing planning products to support operational policy to include policy reviews and executing special projects which will support the participation in the Emergency Management Enterprise in realworld events and exercises. These actions primarily consist of developing procedures, drafting documents, reviewing / commenting on policy documents, developing and delivering training, and coordinating and supporting the participation in the Emergency Management Enterprise.


  • Develop policy to support the DOE/NNSA Emergency Management Enterprise.
  • Develop, draft, and maintain operational documentation (standard operating procedures [SOPs], critical information requirements [CIRs], contingency plans, etc.)
  • Coordinate review and comment of interoffice and interagency policies, directives, and plans.
  • Conduct interagency coordination and plan development.
  • Provide policy guidance, research, and analysis of major emergency management programs for the department.
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate among NA-40 and other DOE and NNSA stakeholders in support of the Office of Operations and Exercise (NA-42) priorities, reporting to the primary federal leads of the departmental readiness assurance efforts and headquarters emergency management programs.
  • Assist with operational planning and administration to optimize efficient and adaptive day-to-day support.
  • Draft written reports, papers, briefings, and presentations.
  • Complete special projects and taskings on time and within the intent of federal leadership.
  • Participate in watch standing support of emergency management during scheduled exercises and potential real-world events.
  • Provide Operations Policy Development Support to Consolidated Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) daily operations, as necessary.
  • Provide Operations Policy Support to the Unified Coordination Group (UCG), General Staff, and Crisis Action Teams (CATs) during real-world events and exercises.
  • Complete special projects and taskings as requested.
  • Must become qualified and periodically watch billed on a 24/7 Emergency Recall Roster to support the CEOC, as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or better in Emergency Management or related field.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
  • Willingness to work directly with clients in an environment that changes rapidly; must possess a mature approach to the personal interactions between a consultant and the client.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in:
    • Incident Management (National Incident Management System [NIMS] and Incident Command);
    • Emergency Management; and
    • Emergency Operations Center Operations.
  • Skilled in articulating complex issues at a level easily understood, in both oral and written form.
  • Must be an independent self-starter with excellent organizational skills and an ability to multitask and be comfortable working with a team of technical experts in varying fields of security and emergency operations disciplines.
  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced word processing using Microsoft Word, as well as Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Able to sit for extended periods and perform work in an office environment, including extensive use of computers.
  • DOE site access will require the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen with a current Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) or DOE “Q” security clearance. The candidate’s written consent to conduct a background check for the purposes of maintaining a security clearance will be required as a condition of employment.
  • Certain positions requiring a security clearance may require the periodic successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination.
  • Ongoing reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal substances will be conducted as a requirement for ongoing access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such tests will be required as a condition of employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current DOE “Q” security clearance.
  • Understanding of DOE and NNSA Strategic Mission.
  • Completion of relevant emergency management course curricula.
  • Experienced Emergency Management and program support services regarding planning and operational issues affecting Emergency Operations for the DOE.

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